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

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Working Papers

You can find all REMINDER working papers here.

Cross-Border ‘mobilities’ in the Austrian-Hungarian and Austrian-Slovak Border Regions

Along the borders between the “old“ and the ”new” EU, where sizeable differences in income and economic development persist, cross-border commuting and other forms of economically based cross-border relations have become increasingly relevant. This working paper analyses the perceptions of experts and civil servants of the effects of Eastern European enlargement in the Austrian-Hungarian and the Austrian-Slovak border regions with a particular focus on the labour market and the education sector.

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

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

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?

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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 […]

The fiscal effects of EU migration

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 […]

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