Book cover of Streets of Gold: America's Untold Story of Immigrant Success by Ran Ambramitzky and Leah Boustanby Ran Abramitzky & Leah Boustan

Forbes, Best Business Books of 2022
Behavioral Scientist, Notable Books of 2022

The facts, not the fiction, of America’s immigration experience

Immigration is one of the most fraught, and possibly most misunderstood, topics in American social discourse—yet, in most cases, the things we believe about immigration are based largely on myth, not facts. Using the tools of modern data analysis and ten years of pioneering research, new evidence is provided about the past and present of the American Dream, debunking myths fostered by political opportunism and sentimentalized in family histories, and draw counterintuitive conclusions, including:

Interview with the Authors

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Ran Abramitzky and Leah Boustan on Immigration Then and Now
7/4/22            74 min

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Immigration, Upward Mobility, and the U.S. Economy
5/31/22            29 min

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Ran Abramitzky and Leah Boustan on Streets of Gold
5/28/22           54 min

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The Facts About Immigration with Leah Boustan
8/24/22          76 min

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Streets of Gold ft. Leah Boustan & Ran Abramitzky
5/25/22          65 min

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Ran Abramitzky: “Streets of Gold”
7/13/22            27 min

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