Free Market = Open Borders

From the excellent comic Open Borders by Caplan and Weinersmith

It’s a counter-intuitive, but economically obvious. The answer to foreigners taking your jobs is to let them immigrate. As long as foreigners remain in their country their wages remain low. Your entire factory will pick up and go. The minute they immigrate, their wages go up, and they become consumers. They’re less likely to take your job, and they…

Indrajit Samarajiva is a writer living in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Sign up for my newsletter at www.indi.ca, and you can reach me at indi@indi.ca.

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