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Towards a European Migration Policy

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  • Thomas Straubhaar

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The stagnating West European population combined with the prosperous economic development of the European Community (EC) generate strong economic incentives for immigration. The drastic political changes in Eastern Europe generate emigration pressures. There are a variety of problems with economic and political integration of migrants. The paper argues that immigration can compensate for demographic losses due to the decline and ageing of the European labour force. Economic theory further predicts welfare gains from free factor movements, which should be reaped as long as social costs and adjustment costs are not prohibitive. An active European migration policy is recommended to achieve this aim.

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Article provided by Springer in its journal Intereconomics.

Volume (Year): 41 (2006)
Issue (Month): 6 (November)
Pages: 290-291

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  1. Velling, Johannes, 1993. "Schengen, Dublin und Maastricht: Etappen auf dem Weg zu einer europäischen Immigrationspolitik," ZEW Discussion Papers 93-11, ZEW - Zentrum für Europäische Wirtschaftsforschung / Center for European Economic Research.
  2. Wildasin, David E., 1999. "Factor mobility and fiscal policy in the EU: policy issues and analytical approaches," ZEW Discussion Papers 99-35, ZEW - Zentrum für Europäische Wirtschaftsforschung / Center for European Economic Research.
  3. Wellisch, Dietmar & Wildasin, David E., 1996. "Decentralized income redistribution and immigration," European Economic Review, Elsevier, vol. 40(1), pages 187-217, January.
  4. Agiomirgianakis, George M., 1998. "Monetary Policy Games and International Migration of Labor in Interdependent Economies," Journal of Macroeconomics, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 20(2), pages 243-266, April.
  5. Agiomirgianakis, George & Zervoyianni, Athina, 2001. "Globalization of labor markets and macroeconomic equilibrium," International Review of Economics & Finance, Elsevier, vol. 10(2), pages 109-133.
  6. Helmenstein, Christian & Yegorov, Yury, 2000. "The dynamics of migration in the presence of chains," Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 24(2), pages 307-323, February.
  7. Agiomirgianakis, George M. & Zervoyianni, Athina, 2001. "Economic growth, international labour mobility, and unanticipated non-monetary shocks," Journal of Policy Modeling, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 23(1), pages 1-16, January.

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