Gans, Judith. 2013. Household Income, Poverty, and Food-Stamp Use in Native-born and Immigrant Households. Tucson, AZ: Udall Center for Studies in Public Policy.
Gans, J. 2008. Arizona Economy and the Legal Arizona Workers Act. Presented at the forum, "Immigration and the Economy," December 11, 2008, Phoenix, AZ. 28pp.
Based on computer simulation analysis, presents the fiscal costs (for education, health care, and law enforcement) versus benefits (generation of state tax revenues) of immigration in Arizona's economy for 2004, showing a net contribution of about $940 million.
Places the phenomenon of immigration in the broad context of today's global economy. Provides historical background on current U.S. immigration policy and provides an objective synthesis of research findings and data to who the complex tradeoffs involved in this contentious public-policy issue.
Immigrants in Arizona: Preliminary Research Results
Judith Gans. November 2006.
Illegal Immigration: Global and National Context and Prospects for Reform
Judith Gans, February 2006.