ROLE OF EUROPEAN MOBILITY AND ITS IMPACTS IN NARRATIVES, DEBATES AND EU REFORMS

Publications

The REMINDER project produces a suite of written materials and activities to disseminate project results. Here you can access the latest literature reviews, reports, working papers and policy briefings.

  • Literature reviews – overview of significant literature published in the area of research
  • Working papers – elaboration of conceptual and empirical findings
  • Policy analysis – in-depth analysis papers of key policy areas
  • Policy briefings – short, accessible documents drawing out key findings for nontechnical audiences
  • Reports – synthesis of results and findings
  • Journal articles – overview of journal articles based on REMINDER research
  • Data – this section provides access to research data generated by the REMINDER project

Comparative report on cross-country media practices, migration, and mobility

Report

This is the last in a series of three papers looking at the practices of media in the reporting of migration and intra-EU mobility in a set of EU member states: Germany, Hungary, Italy, Poland, Romania, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and the UK.

Public Attitudes Toward EU Mobility and Non-EU Immigration: A Distinction with Little Difference

Working Paper

This paper looks at why some Europeans support immigration from within the EU while rejecting immigration from elsewhere.

Immigration and the Reallocation of Work Health Risks

Working Paper

This working paper studies the effects of immigration on the allocation of occupational physical burden and work injury risks.

Europeans’ Attitudes To Immigration From Within And Outside Europe: A Role For Perceived Welfare Impacts?

Working Paper

The paper explores to what extent European citizens distinguish between immigration from within and outside Europe, and looks at whether specific concerns related to the effects of immigration on welfare and public finances play a role in these differences.

The European media discourse on immigration and its effects: a literature review

Journal Article

To understand public opinion about immigration in Europe, one has to understand the media’s role in it. We present a literature review on research on media discourse on immigration and their effects. Despite differences in the way immigration and migrant groups are represented in European media, we can observe common patterns. Migrants are generally under-represented […]

Institutional contexts of political conflicts around free movement in the European Union: A theoretical analysis

Journal Article

The Member States of the European Union (EU) have been engaged in highly divisive debates about whether and how to reform the rules for the ‘free movement’ of EU workers and their access to national welfare states. While some countries have argued for new restrictions on EU workers’ access to welfare benefits, many others have […]

The effects of immigration on NHS waiting times

Journal Article

This paper analyzes the effects of immigration on waiting times for the National Health Service (NHS) in England.

Understanding the political conflicts around free movement in the European Union: A conceptual framework for an institutional analysis

Working Paper

This working paper provides a theoretical framework for an institutional analysis of why some EU Member States have called for more restricted access for EU workers to welfare benefits whilst others have not.

Indicators of normative attitudes in Europe: Welfare, the European Union, Immigration and Free Movement

Working Paper

This working paper looks at European citizens’ normative attitudes on the welfare state and work, European identity/citizenship and the EU, immigration and free movement.

Media practices related to migration and intra-EU mobility in the EU-10 Member States

Working Paper

This paper presents findings on how the media cover issues of mobility and migration in four Central/Eastern European countries, including in Hungary, Poland, Romania, and Slovenia.

Media practices related to migration and intra-EU mobility in the EU-15 Member States

Working Paper

The paper aims to develop a clearer understanding of the commercial, institutional, practical, and technical factors that affect news production and shape media narratives and frames around EU mobility.

Perceptions of the Impact of Immigration and Attitudes Towards Free Movement Within the EU: A Cross-National Study

Working Paper

This paper of work package 9 analyses public opinion on free movement in Europe, specifically looking at geographical differences between EU countries. The authors find that attitudes toward free movement are most positive in Eastern European countries (Hungary, Poland, most positive in Romania). In contrast, the UK is the only country with overall negative attitudes […]

Monitoring migration within the EU with existing data

Literature Review

This paper provides an overview of the main databases available to understand mobility within the EU. It maps existing data sources and evaluates their usefulness and quality.

Impacts and Particularities of Care Migration Directed towards Long-term Care: Zooming in on Slovakia and Romania

Literature Review

This literature review looks at the home care industry and the provision of such care by migrants in private households.

The fiscal effects of EU migration

Working Paper

This working paper from work package 4 is the first large cross-country estimation of the fiscal effects of migration of EU citizens within the EEA (European Economic Area). The vast majority of EEA countries – 21 out of 29 – saw positive net fiscal impacts during 2004-2015, receiving more in taxes and other contributions from […]

Determinants of migration flows within the EU

Literature Review

This literature review of work package 3 provides an overview of the existing empirical literature that helps understand the factors and considerations driving mobility within the European Union. First, cross-national studies are considered to grasp the overall picture; second, an in-depth analysis of five focus countries – Germany, the United Kingdom, Sweden, Italy, and Spain […]

Media Effects on Attitudes toward Migration and Mobility in the EU: A Comprehensive Literature Review

Literature Review

Work package 9 provides an overview of how various facets of news representations of EU mobility affect the perception of and attitudes toward EU mobility and related concepts.

Discourses on Intra-EU Mobility and Non-EU Migration in European Media Coverage: A Comprehensive Literature Review

Literature Review

Work package 8 presents an overview of how intra-EU mobility and non-EU migration into Europe are portrayed in media coverage in European countries.

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