Intra-EU Migration: Legal and Economic View on Jobseekers’ Welfare Rights
4 May 2018
The paper presents an empirical analysis of natives' and immigrants' unemployment rates in EU15 countries and discusses a possible use of the findings in intra-EU migration policy.
International migration influences economies of both the home and the host country. Some countries perceive immigration as a threat and consider limitations to their social security system to protect the domestic economy. Within the European Union, both the economic and the legal side of the issue must be taken into account.