Migrants and Markets: Perspectives from Economics and the by Holger Kolb, Henrik Egbert

By Holger Kolb, Henrik Egbert

Over the process their interplay, economics and migration examine have handled one another with mutual indifference. whilst migration study tried to overstretch its bounds, economics diminished its analytical scope to these parts that initially looked as if it would belong to the true monetary sphere. This quantity considers 11 case stories that goal to beat the synthetic barrier among the 2 disciplines by means of utilizing the commercial option to migratory phenomena, using financial theories with a view to clarify migratory styles, and in regards to the constitution and improvement of markets as an important to the shaping of inhabitants shares and the circulation of migrants.

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This has serious implications for the sustainability of the pension and benefit systems and for labour market INVESTIGATING THE ECONOMIC IMPACT OF IMMIGRATION ON THE HOST COUNTRY 47 equilibrium. With more elderly people and fewer young people, Norway is expected to experience a decline in the labour supply within the next few decades. This will have to be accompanied by an increasing number of people of foreign origin entering the labour market. Inflow of aliens into the country in the last decade has made immigration and immigration policy a major public issue in Norway.

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