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Gender, origin and destination: new evidence on migrants’ integration in the EU


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[...] For the first time in the history, EU countries are all confronted with immigration andto a different extentwith integration challenges. The economic integration of immigrants is crucial for several reasons. Increasing migrants’ employment supports social cohesion mechanisms by diminishing the risk they use the welfare state more than the local population. Moreover, when complementary, migrants do contribute to national economic growth. At an individual level, economic integration increases their well-being and facilitates social integration in the hosting society. [...]

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