Since 1 January, citizens of Romania and Bulgaria have the same freedom of movement inside the European Union as citizens of other member states.
The fiscal consequences of unrestricted immigration from Romania and Bulgaria
Joakim Ruist, 18 January 2014
The long term economic impacts of reducing migration
Katerina Lisenkova, 10 January 2014
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.
Sale of visas: A smuggler’s final song?
Emmanuelle Auriol, Alice Mesnard, 4 June 2012
Each year, an estimated 2,000 people drowned on their migrant’s journey from Africa to Europe (The Economist 2005) and many more on other routes. Not only is crossing borders illegally a dangerous operation but it also entails very high financial costs.
What Drives U.S. Immigration Policy? Evidence from Congressional Roll Call Votes
Giovanni Facchini, Max Steinhardt, 21 March 2011
Global economic slumps and migration
Timothy J Hatton, Jeffrey G. Williamson, 29 April 2009
Today’s global economic crisis has turned a media spotlight on immigration. Sagging labour markets have led to calls for even tougher restrictions on potential competition from immigrant workers, and ballooning fiscal deficits have heightened fears about the added burden to welfare states. Will immigration pressure increase or decline during the slump? Will we see a policy backlash?
From attitudes towards immigration to immigration policy outcomes: Does public opinion rule?
Giovanni Facchini, Anna Maria Mayda , 21 June 2008
Several recent studies (Anderson and Winters 2008, World Bank 2006) have pointed out that substantial gains can be achieved from the liberalisation of international migration flows, both for sending and receiving countries.1
How individual attitudes are mapped into immigration policy outcomes
Giovanni Facchini, Anna Maria Mayda , 27 May 2008
According to recent estimates, about 11 million individuals migrate each year. Although this might look as a large number, it implies that worldwide only one in six hundred individuals changes country of residence over a twelve months period.
Selective immigration policy: will it work?
Timothy J Hatton, 14 February 2008
It is widely believed that Europe admits too many low-skilled and too few high-skilled immigrants. For more than a decade, immigration researchers have championed the idea that the countries of the EU should adopt the kind of immigration points system for which Australia and Canada are famous. Britain and France have already taken steps in that direction.
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