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Jobs for Immigrants: Labour Market Integration in Norway

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  • Thomas Liebig

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Evidence from many OECD countries shows that immigrants, in particular recent arrivals, tend to be especially affected by an economic downturn. The available tentative evidence on unemployment suggests that this is also the case in Norway in the current downturn, particularly with respect to the many recent labour migrants from the new EU member countries. Since this can have a lasting effect on their labour market outcomes, it is important that the integration of immigrants remains a priority for policy. D’après les observations faites dans de nombreux pays de l’OCDE, les immigrés, en particulier les nouveaux arrivants, sont en général particulièrement touchés en cas de détérioration de la conjoncture économique. Les premières informations disponibles sur le chômage permettent de penser que c’est aussi le cas en Norvège au cours de la récession actuelle, en particulier pour les nombreux migrants de travail arrivés récemment. Cela pouvant affecter durablement leurs résultats sur le marché du travail, il est important que l’intégration des immigrés reste une priorité pour les pouvoirs publics. Au cours des années précédentes, le ralentissement de l’économie, les résultats au regard de l’emploi se sont clairement améliorés à la faveur d’une situation économique favorable, et à l’heure actuelle ils sont globalement plutôt positifs par rapport au passé. Même si la forte migration de travail venue d’Europe de l’Est a contribué à la hausse du taux d’emploi de la population immigrée dans son ensemble, les résultats de groupes de migrants de plus longue date se sont également améliorés.

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Paper provided by OECD Publishing in its series OECD Social, Employment and Migration Working Papers with number 94.

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Date of creation: 10 Sep 2009
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Handle: RePEc:oec:elsaab:94-en

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Keywords: Norway; labour market; immigrants; integration;

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  1. Nicola Duell & Lucia Mýtna Kureková, 2013. "Activating Benefit in Material Need Recipients in the Slovak Republic," Research Reports 3, Central European Labour Studies Institute (CELSI).
  2. Peter Huber & Klaus Nowotny & Julia Bock-Schappelwein, 2010. "Qualification Structure, Over- and Underqualification of the Foreign Born in Austria and the EU," FIW Research Reports series II-008, FIW.
  3. Picot, Garnett & Sweetman, Arthur, 2011. "Canadian Immigration Policy and Immigrant Economic Outcomes: Why the Differences in Outcomes between Sweden and Canada?," IZA Policy Papers 25, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).

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