|Author (Person)||Ottaviano, Gianmarco I. P., Peri, Giovanni|
|Publisher||Centre for Economic Policy Research|
|Content Type||Journal | Series | Blog|
Immigration of less educated, younger Eastern Europeans and North Africans to Western Europe would economically benefit its educated and older population. This column, summarising research on immigration effects in Germany, suggests that, to fully reap the benefits from immigration, Western Europe should make its labour markets more competitive and accessible to outsiders (immigrants) and its welfare state more selective.
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|Subject Categories||Geography, Justice and Home Affairs|
|Countries / Regions||Europe, Western Europe|