Salzman on STEM Shortage

Friday, March 14, 2014

Is there a shortage of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) workers in America? Is America's education system producing an adequate supply of STEM graduates? How does high-skill immigration affect the STEM labor market? Find out what Hal Salzman, senior faculty fellow at the Heldrich Center and professor at the Bloustein School of Planning & Public Policy, has to say about the matter in this new Q&A with Rutgers Today.

The issue of high-skill immigration is receiving increased attention as Congress considers comprehensive immigration legislation. ITIF recently hosted a debate on this timely issue. Hal Salzman participated in the debate and argued that the United States is not experiencing a STEM shortage, and increased immigration will worsen unemployment and hurt American workers. View the dabate.

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