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The Slump and Immigration Policy in Europe

Hatton, Timothy

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Historical experience suggests that when a period of rising immigration is followed by a sudden slump, this can trigger a policy backlash. This has not occurred in the current recession. This paper examines three links in the chain between the slump and immigration policy. First, although immigration flows have responded to the slump, and immigrants have borne more than their share of the burden, this has done little to protect the employment of non-immigrants. Second, despite the recession for...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2014
Type: Book chapter
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/21017
Book Title: Crisis and Migration: Implications of the Eurozone crisis for Perceptions, Politics, and Policies of Migration

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