Published In

Panoeconomicus

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

1-1-2013

Subjects

Emigration and immigration -- Economic aspects -- European Union countries, Emigration and immigration -- Government policy -- European Union countries, Welfare state -- Economic models

Abstract

This inquiry considers some effects of migration on the labour markets and the welfare systems found in the EU-15, and from the perspectives of sustainability of the current welfare state regimes. Our inquiry aims to determine whether and to what extent different approaches in regulation of migration flows between the new and old member states are compatible with related economic and demographic findings. Within this context, our research considers regulations affecting migration flows. Our findings suggest that some effects of migration from the EU8+2 on the labour markets and social protection systems found in the EU-15, both with respect to level and structure, do indeed generate effects on migration, especially considering whether migration is based upon economic or welfare decisions. In addition, our inquiry considers perspectives upon restrictive versus liberal migration policies.

Description

Copyright 2013 The Authors.

This is an Open Access article which permits unrestricted noncommercial use, provided the original work is properly cited. The original article can be found online at: http://doiserbia.nb.rs/journal.aspx?issn=1452-595X

DOI

10.2298/PAN1303323J

Persistent Identifier

http://archives.pdx.edu/ds/psu/9617

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