The Immigrant Welfare Effect : Take-Up or Eligibility ?

@inproceedings{Bird1999TheIW,
  title={The Immigrant Welfare Effect : Take-Up or Eligibility ?},
  author={Edward J. Bird and Joachim R. Frick},
  year={1999}
}
The Immigrant Welfare Effect: Take-Up or Eligibility? Are immigrants on welfare because they are more likely to be eligible or because they are more likely to claim benefits for which they are eligible? The answer is politically important, but because most current research on immigration and welfare is based on data from the U.S., the answer is difficult… CONTINUE READING