Clinton v. Trump: Demographics Shifting?

In recent years, many pundits have argued that shifting demographics are giving Democrats an Electoral College and popular vote advantage. The electorate is gradually becoming less white and more educated. Since nonwhite voters and college-educated voters tend to vote Democratic, this seems like a reason to celebrate within the Democratic Party. At the same time, … More Clinton v. Trump: Demographics Shifting?

2016 Economics: Clinton’s Immigration Plan

After analyzing the financial and economic implications of Donald Trump’s immigration plan, it is now reasonable to turn to Hillary Clinton’s plan. Her plan differs from Trump’s in distinct ways that could impact the economy significantly. Clinton lays out a few specific policy positions on her campaign website; analyzing hers after Trump’s will help us … More 2016 Economics: Clinton’s Immigration Plan

Reforming Immigration

Illegal immigration in the United States has become an extremely divisive and partisan issue. Tones of nationalism stem from the discussion of whether strong borders are necessary for the existence of a nation. As Donald Trump–the 2016 Republican nominee for president–has said, “If we don’t have borders, we don’t have a country.” However, beyond evaluating … More Reforming Immigration