The fiscal consequences of unrestricted immigration from Romania and Bulgaria

Joakim Ruist, 18 January 2014

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Since 1 January, citizens of Romania and Bulgaria have the same freedom of movement inside the European Union as citizens of other member states.

Topics: EU policies, Europe's nations and regions, Migration, Welfare state and social Europe
Tags: fiscal burden, immigration policy, public finance

The long term economic impacts of reducing migration

Katerina Lisenkova, 10 January 2014

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The large influx of immigrants following the accession of eastern European countries to the EU in 2004 brought migration policy to the forefront of the public agenda and political debate. Large net migration flows are a relatively recent phenomenon in the UK; consistent positive net migration numbers have only been observed since the 1990s.

Topics: Europe's nations and regions, Labour markets, Migration
Tags: fiscal burden, immigration policy, UK

The fiscal effects of immigration to the UK

Christian Dustmann, Tommaso Frattini, 13 November 2013

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The impact of immigration on the tax and welfare system and the net fiscal consequences is perhaps the single most prominent economic issue in the public debate over the pros and cons of immigration.

Topics: Migration, Welfare state and social Europe
Tags: benefits, fiscal burden, immigration, migration, UK, welfare state

The fiscal effects of A8 migration to the UK

Christian Dustmann, Tommaso Frattini, Caroline Halls, 8 August 2009

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Immigration often causes debate in receiving countries about the potentially negative consequences an influx of immigrants may have on the welfare of incumbent residents. Of particular concern is whether immigrants “pay their way” in the welfare system.

Topics: Europe's nations and regions, Migration
Tags: EU, fiscal burden, migration, UK

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