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NARRATED: Why Do Migrants Change Culture?

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NARRATED: Why Do Migrants Change Culture?
A review Garett Jones' latest book, The Culture Transplant: How Migrants Make the Economies They Move To a Lot Like the Ones They Left

Written by George Francis.

In an apocryphal story, Milton Friedman debates a Swedish economist. The Swede says “In Scandinavia, we have no poverty”. Without skipping a beat, Friedman replies, “That’s interesting, because in America, among Scandinavians, we have no poverty, either.” 

Discussion of that great question, the wealth of nations, has typically r…

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