The Economist : The big, beautiful border wall America built ten years ago

A new Dartmouth-Stanford study “Border Walls” and its executive summary were featured in

The research was co-authored by Professor Treb Allen of Dartmouth Economics Department, Stanford economist Melanie Morten and Stanford doctoral candidate Cauê Dobbin. The study examining the economic impact of a border wall expansion between the U.S. and Mexico between 2007 to 2010 finds that the expansion minimally reduced unauthorized Mexican migration and was largely harmful to U.S. workers. The paper is posted online by the National Bureau of Economic Research on Nov. 19.