This is the latest blog by Prof. Martin Ruhs and Prof. Joakim Palme looking at why and how differences in welfare states and other national institutions can contribute to political conflicts about the rules for the free movement of workers in the European Union. To read the blog, click here.
The vast majority of European Economic Area (EEA) countries – 21 out of 29 – saw net fiscal benefits from EU immigration during 2004-2015. The findings come from the first major pan-EEA analysis of the fiscal impacts of European mobility.
Speaker: Justin Gest, Assistant Professor of Public Policy at George Mason University’s Schar School of Policy and Government Time: 12.30 to 13.30* Venue: COMPAS boardroom, 58 Banbury Road After the end of the Cold War, it was believed that the world was converging towards an increasingly open, liberal, and non-discriminatory immigration system like those of […]
The workshop’s focus was broad, covering empirical economic research on these topics. The one day workshop, held at COMPAS, had a small number of hour-long research presentations, and included a poster session. The workshop aimed to foster new connections among scholars with common interests in these areas. Giovanni Peri from UC Davis gave the keynote […]
Research tends not to be linear. To showcase the work of @EU_REMINDER we wanted reflect that all of our research themes are connected. That's where @jjosephmiller & @designbysoapbox stepped in;
4/6 The 4 ‘standard’ drivers of migration - work, study, family, or escaping turmoil fail to take into account the myriad of reason a person might want to live in another country - adventure, curiosity, better weather !
2/6. Learning from @EU_REMINDER about the impact of migrants on wages suggests small effects on average and potentially larger effects in specific occupations. (and perhaps 'low wage' is a better term than 'low-skilled') #Immigration
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