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Conducting a field experiment over the course of two years, the researchers evaluated the impact of job-search assistance on the employment of refugees in Germany. The findings show a positive and significant treatment effect of 13 percentage points on employment after twelve months.
The challenges in asylum and migration policy require a comprehensive approach with broad support by all EU member states. In our assessment report we propose a strategy based on the concept of ‘flexible solidarity’.
Their lack of integration of migrant women into the labor market is not only a story of lost opportunity at the individual level, but also carries important macroeconomic implications. Mikkel Barslund and Nadzeya Laurentsyeva on the need to integrate migrant women.
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 serious discussions begin.
As with economic integration, immigrants’ social integration improves along with their years of residence in destination countries. This survey reviews the research evaluating naturalization and settlement policies.
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 all concerned? These and other questions are addressed in the first MEDAM assessment report.