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Some Reflections On Immigrants’ Fiscal Impact


  • Mariana BALAN

    () (“Athenaeum” University Bucharest)


The influx of immigrants in developed countries has increased in recent decades. This, together with rapid population aging have stimulated public interest on immigration issues. Thus, some authors have argued that immigration could serve as a remedy for age-related fiscal pressures. However, often, immigrants are considered to be a public burden. The studies realised have shown that immigration may have strong quantitative implications for fiscal policy of the host country. The paper makes a brief analysis of the fiscal impact of immigrants with diverse skills in host countries. Are given tax effects that occurred immigrants from countries joined the European Union in 2004 the United Kingdom.

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  • Mariana BALAN, 2010. "Some Reflections On Immigrants’ Fiscal Impact," Internal Auditing and Risk Management, Athenaeum University of Bucharest, vol. 1(17), pages 47-54, March.
  • Handle: RePEc:ath:journl:tome:17:y:2010(i):i:1(17):p:47-54

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    migration; fiscal pressure; the structure of migration flows;

    JEL classification:

    • G28 - Financial Economics - - Financial Institutions and Services - - - Government Policy and Regulation
    • H30 - Public Economics - - Fiscal Policies and Behavior of Economic Agents - - - General
    • J21 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demand and Supply of Labor - - - Labor Force and Employment, Size, and Structure
    • J39 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Wages, Compensation, and Labor Costs - - - Other


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