Slow Boring Book Club: Streets of Gold
Join us for a conversation about immigration with Professor Leah Boustan
You’re invited to join us Thursday, July 7 at 8:30pm Eastern for the inaugural Slow Boring Book Club, an event exclusively for paid subscribers.
We’ll be joined by author Leah Boustan, professor of economics and director of the Industrial Relations Section at Princeton University, to discuss her book with Ran Abramitzky, Streets of Gold: America's Untold Story of Immigrant Success.
You can purchase the book online or at your local bookstore.
The event will feature a conversation between Matt and Leah, followed by an audience Q&A. Register to join us!
More about the book and the author below.
The facts, not the fiction, of America’s immigration experience
Immigration is one of the most fraught, and possibly most misunderstood, topics in American social discourse—yet, in most cases, the things we believe about immigration are based largely on myth, not facts. Using the tools of modern data analysis and ten years of pioneering research, new evidence is provided about the past and present of th…
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