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Jacob Vigdor

Jacob Vigdor is an adjunct fellow at the Manhattan Institute, a professor of economics and public policy at Duke University's Sanford School of Public Policy, and a research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research. He received a B.S. in policy analysis from Cornell University in 1994 and a Ph.D. in economics from Harvard University in 1999.

His research interests are in the broad areas of education policy, immigration policy, housing policy, and political economy. Within those areas, he has published numerous scholarly articles on the topics of residential segregation, immigrant assimilation, housing affordability, the consequences of gentrification, the determinants of student achievement in elementary and secondary school, the causes and consequences of delinquent behavior among adolescents, teacher turnover, civic participation and voting patterns, and racial inequality in the labor market. These articles have been published in outlets such as The Journal of Political Economy, The Review of Economics and Statistics, The Journal of Public Economics, The Journal of Human Resources, and The Journal of Policy Analysis and Management.

Vigdor has taught at Duke since 1999. His book on assimilation and immigration policy, From Immigrants to Americans: The Rise and Fall of Fitting In, published by Rowman and Littlefield in the fall of 2009, received the 2009 IPUMS research award for the best analysis of historical Census data.


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Business and Economy
  • Manhattan Moment: Mexican immigration wave ended years ago Washington Examiner, 04-15-13


  • Ethnicity
  • Why Your Block Is More Integrated New York Daily News, 02-01-12


  • Immigration
  • Measuring Immigrant Assimilation in the United States Civic Report, May 2008
  • Measuring Immigrant Assimilation in the United States Civic Report, October 2009
  • New York City and the Genius of Immigrant Assimilation New York Daily News, 10-14-09
  • What Should Immigrants Do When They Get Here? Washington Examiner, 10-07-10
  • Choices to make on immigration policy The Boston Globe, 05-19-10
  • Comparing Immigrant Assimilation in North America and Europe Civic Report, May 2011
  • From Immigrants to Americans: The Rise and Fall of Fitting In Book, 2009
  • Immigration: What the U.S. Does Right Los Angeles Times, 06-06-11
  • Why Your Block Is More Integrated New York Daily News, 02-01-12
  • Measuring Immigrant Assimilation in Post-Recession America Civic Report, March 2013
  • Manhattan Moment: Mexican immigration wave ended years ago Washington Examiner, 04-15-13
  • Mexican Immigration Wave Ended Years Ago Washington Examiner, 04-18-13
  • Mistake To Focus On Border Security The Hill, 01-03-14


  • National Politics
  • Mistake To Focus On Border Security The Hill, 01-03-14


  • New York City
  • New York City and the Genius of Immigrant Assimilation New York Daily News, 10-14-09


  • NYC Politics
  • New York City and the Genius of Immigrant Assimilation New York Daily News, 10-14-09


  • Politics
  • Manhattan Moment: Mexican immigration wave ended years ago Washington Examiner, 04-15-13
  • Mexican Immigration Wave Ended Years Ago Washington Examiner, 04-18-13


  • Race
  • Why Your Block Is More Integrated New York Daily News, 02-01-12


  • Race and Ethnicity
  • New York City and the Genius of Immigrant Assimilation New York Daily News, 10-14-09
  • Immigration: What the U.S. Does Right Los Angeles Times, 06-06-11
  • Why Your Block Is More Integrated New York Daily News, 02-01-12


  • Race Issues
  • New York City and the Genius of Immigrant Assimilation New York Daily News, 10-14-09
  • Why Your Block Is More Integrated New York Daily News, 02-01-12


  • Race Relations
  • Why Your Block Is More Integrated New York Daily News, 02-01-12


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