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The Social Integration of Immigrants and the Role of Policy — A Literature Review
As with economic integration, immigrants’ social integration improves along with their years of residence in destination countries. Policies have some potential to influence the process of socialExpand
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Global Trends to 2035 - Economy and Society. November 2018
This study maps and analyses current and future global trends in the fields of economics and society, covering the period to 2035. Drawing on and complementing existing literature, it summarises andExpand
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Can Job Search Assistance Improve the Labour Market Integration for Refugees? Evidence from a Field Experiment
We conducted a field experiment to evaluate the impact of job search assistance on the employment of recently arrived refugees in Germany. The treatment group received job-matching support: an NGOExpand
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Firms Left Behind: Emigration and Firm Productivity
This paper establishes a causal link between the emigration of skilled workers and firm performance in source countries. Using firm-level panel data from ten Eastern European countries, we show thatExpand
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The Labour Market Integration of Refugees in Germany: Evidence from a Field Experiment
This paper estimates the causal effect of a job search support programme on the employment of asylum seekers in Germany. Asylum seekers typically need longer than other migrants to be successful inExpand
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2017 MEDAM Assessment Report on Asylum and Migration Policies in Europe. Sharing responsibility for refugees and expanding legal immigration
How can the responsibility for refugees be distributed more fairly – globally and within the EU? And how can we curb irregular migration while expanding legal immigration to the benefit of allExpand
Summit dinner: Important starters before the Migration main course. CEPS Commentary, 14 December 2017
Migration is the main course on the menu for tonight’s EU Summit dinner. We respectfully offer the Heads of State three starters to stimulate their appetite and thoughts before the seriousExpand
2018 MEDAM Assessment Report on Asylum and Migration Policies in Europe. Flexible Solidarity: A comprehensive strategy for asylum and immigration in the EU
The EU faces major challenges in asylum and migration policy: reorganize the EU asylum system, secure the external border, curb irregular immigration through cooperation with African governments, andExpand
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The impact of refugees on the labour market: a big splash in a small pond? CEPS Working Document No 2018/07, October 2018
What impact will recently arrived refugees have on the labour markets of receiving European countries? As a contribution to the debate, this paper looks at the composition of recent refugee inflowsExpand
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