Jobs for Immigrants Labour Market Integration in Norway

Evidence from many OECD countries shows that immigrants, in particular recent arrivals, tend to be especially affected by an economic downturn. The available tentative evidence on unemployment suggests that this is also the case in Norway in the current downturn, particularly with respect to the man...

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Main Author: Liebig, Thomas
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Paris OECD Publishing 2009
Series:OECD Social, Employment and Migration Working Papers
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Collection: OECD Books and Papers - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:Evidence from many OECD countries shows that immigrants, in particular recent arrivals, tend to be especially affected by an economic downturn. The available tentative evidence on unemployment suggests that this is also the case in Norway in the current downturn, particularly with respect to the many recent labour migrants from the new EU member countries. Since this can have a lasting effect on their labour market outcomes, it is important that the integration of immigrants remains a priority for policy
Physical Description:88 p. 21 x 29.7cm