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Don’t Lower My Wage Bro!

If you think immigration is only an issue that concerns unskilled and blue collar laborers and that globalization doesn’t impact you…you might want to consider the broader impacts; specifically the H1B Visas and “offshoring“. While illegal immigration tends to have a greater negative impact on unskilled labor and tradesmen there is a new study that focuses on the impact of H1B visas and “offshoring” on comfy white collar jobs. Here’s  the abstract of the paper by Tambe and Hitt:

We use new sources of micro-data to estimate the impact that H-1B and offshore employment have had on the wages of native IT workers. Our primary data source describes employers, demographics, and wages for a segment of the US IT workforce. We integrate these data with external datasets describing employers’ H-1B applications, available through Department of Labor databases, and offshore employment, measured through the self-reported employment of a large sample of offshore IT workers. Our estimates indicate that H-1B admissions at the current levels are associated with a 5-6% drop in wages for computer programmers and systems analysts. Offshoring appears to lower the wages of a slightly broader class of IT workers, including IT managers, by about 3%. These effects are larger for employees exposed to external labor market forces, such as new graduates or job-hoppers. The implications of these findings for IT workers, policy makers, and managers are discussed.

The study entitled “H-1B Visas, Offshoring, and the Wages of US Information Technology Workers” by Prasanna B. Tambe of New York University – Stern School of Business and Lorin M. Hitt of University of Pennsylvania – The Wharton School was relased on April 14 2009 and has been taken down from general public review due to the unanticipated media reaction. I can only imagine what stage of apoplexy the immigration and globalization advocates flew into over this report.

What’s disconcerting is the apparent self imposed censorship being applied here. Academia is supposed to be about open discourse and peer review. It seems that the politcal left yearns for free speach and romanticizes dissent when they like the message but when thier worldview is threatended they strap on the black boots.

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Barack Obama: Savior to the World!

The Obamachrist:

But through the Obama lies the kingdom of heaven. Accept Barack Obama as your personal savior NOW!

Barack Obama Uber Alles!

Yavul

Obama would have played well in the 30’s…

The New World Order According To Obama

“We can’t drive our SUVs and eat as much as we want and keep our homes on 72 degrees at all times … and then just expect that other countries are going to say OK,” Obama said.

“That’s not leadership. That’s not going to happen,” he added.

Well, well, well…  If you thought you could choose the type of car you could drive you were wrong. If you thought you were in charge of your thermostat you were wrong. If you thought you could decide how much you could eat, you were wrong. Barack Obama is a nutjob globalist and a big government liberal the likes of which this Country has never seen. I do not want his style of leadership. This man is not only a poor choice for President he represents a danger to this Country and our individual liberties. He has no concept or appreciation for the characteristics of American Exceptionalism that make this the greatest Country in the world.