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A new kind of historic transformation is underway in twenty-first-century Europe. Twentieth-century Europeans were no strangers to social, economic and political change, but their major challenges focused mainly on the intra-European construction of stable, prosperous, capitalist democracies. Today, by contrast, one of the major challenges is flows across borders - and particularly in-flows of non-European people. Immigration and minority integration consistently occupy the headlines. The issues which rival immigration - unemployment, crime, terrorism - are often presented by politicians as its negative secondary effects. Immigration is also intimately connected to the profound challenges of demographic change, economic growth and welfare-state reform. Both academic observers and the European public are increasingly convinced that Europe's future will largely turn on how is admits and integrates non-Europeans. This book is a comprehensive stock-taking of the contemporary situation and its policy implications.


Review of the hardback:'The volume addresses various themes yet has one singular characteristic: the deliberate use of cross-national and whenever possible longitudinal data that provides a comprehensive view and comparative insights into immigration-related phenomena in today's Europe.'

Virginie Guiraudon - Marie Curie Professor in Social and Political Sciences, European University Institute

Review of the hardback:'Migration and minority integration has become a major challenge for modern European societies. This fabulous collection of papers studies the complex discord between hope and threat.'

Klaus F. Zimmermann - Director/IZA and President/DIW Berlin

Review of the hardback:'International migration is a multidimensional phenomenon, which can be better understood by combining competences ranging from demography to economics, from political science to sociology. This volume collects contributions from distinguished experts from these various disciplines and focuses on Europe, the region of the planet where migration is, at the same time, most badly needed and most heavily opposed. It is a must read for social scientists interested in this issue.'

Tito Boeri - IGIER, University of Bocconi

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  • 5 - Economic consequences of immigration in Europe
    pp 111-146
    • By Herbert Brücker, Head, Department of European Integration and Comparative Analysis, Institute for Employment Research (IAB), Nuremberg, Germany; Research Fellow IZA, Bonn, Germany, Joachim R. Frick, Deputy Head, German Socio-Economic Panel Study (SOEP); Senior Research Associate, German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin), Germany; Research Fellow IZA, Bonn, Germany, Gert G. Wagner, Professor of Economics, Berlin University of Technology (TUB); Head, German Socio-Economic Panel Study (SOEP); Research Director German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin), Germany


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