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Importing a Solution: Can Immigration Help Mitigate Looming Labor Shortages?

Businesses in the United States must prepare for an era of almost no growth in the working-age population, which will present elevated labor shortage risk in many job categories, including health care, mathematical and statistical, and skilled-trade occupations. Net migration will be the only significant source of labor force growth during the next 15 years. This report seeks to guide firms in determining, based on occupation and business location, whether hiring more immigrants can be a viable solution for addressing these labor shortages and, if so, what the characteristics of those workers are likely to be.

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