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The role of welfare systems in affecting out-migration: the case of Central and Eastern Europe

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DEMIG project paper no. 9
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This paper analyses the role of welfare systems in shaping migration patterns in Central and Eastern Europe over the transition process and after EU accession. It argues that states have played a crucial role in affecting migration by creating and widening opportunities for potential and actual migrants through welfare system policies. This explains why CEE countries where social spending figures have been lower, unemployment benefit schemes less extensive, and where labour market mismatches ...

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Institution:
Slovak Governance Institute
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International Migration Institute Publisher's website
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IMI Working Papers
Publication date:
2011-01-01
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uuid:144a9288-e9f3-4669-a52a-ebb51a1c64ee
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ora:6195

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