|Author (Person)||Martinsen, Dorte Sindbjerg, Rotger, Gabriel Pons|
|Series Title||EUROPP Blog|
|Content Type||Journal | Series | Blog|
The problem of ‘welfare tourism’ has been raised by several politicians across Europe, with some arguing that immigration from other EU countries can create a burden for welfare systems. Dorte Sindbjerg Martinsen and Gabriel Pons Rotger present results from a study of the impact EU immigration has had on welfare spending in Denmark. They find that between 2002 and 2013, EU immigrants made a significant positive net contribution to the country’s public finances.
|Subject Categories||Employment and Social Affairs, Justice and Home Affairs|
|Countries / Regions||Denmark|