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How immigrants boost innovation and enterprise; Macron v Le Pen

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Three in ten Nobel laureates were immigrants. That’s just one example of the vital – and often overlooked – role that migrants play in creating new ideas that make us all better off and in disseminating innovative practices through their entrepreneurial activity. Middle Eastern immigrants, many of whom were targeted by President Trump’s (suspended) travel ban, play an outsized role in US innovation, according to new research by Sami Mahroum summarised …

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