Ethan Gatewood Lewis
Professor of Economics
My research focuses on how U.S. labor markets adjust to immigration and technological change, including how firms adapt their production technology to employ less-skilled immigrants.
- Ph.D. University of California at Berkeley, 2003
- B.A. Williams College, 1995
"People and Machines: A Look at The Evolving Relationship Between Capital and Skill In Manufacturing 1860-1930 Using Immigration Shocks." (with Jeanne Lafortune and Jose Tessada). Review of Economics and Statistics, 101(1): March 2019, pp. 30-43.
"Immigration Restrictions as Active Labor Market Policy: Evidence from the Mexican Bracero Exclusion" (with Michael A. Clemens and Hannah M. Postel). American Economic Review 108(6): June 2018, pp. 1468-87.
"Distributing the Green (Cards): Permanent Residency and the Income Tax After the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986" (with Elizabeth Cascio), Journal of Public Economics 172: April 2019 pp. 135-150.
"Immigrant-Native Substitutability and the Role of Language", in David Card and Stephen Raphael, eds., Immigration, Poverty, and Socioeconomic Inequality. New York: Russell Sage Foundation, 2013.