The Labour Market Integration of Immigrants in Denmark

The labour market integration of immigrants has been a key issue both in the public debate and on the government agenda in Denmark, triggered by unfavourable employment outcomes of immigrants - the gaps in employment rates of immigrants compared to the native-born are among the highest in the OECD -...

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Main Author: Liebig, Thomas
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Paris OECD Publishing 2007
Series:OECD Social, Employment and Migration Working Papers
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Collection: OECD Books and Papers - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:The labour market integration of immigrants has been a key issue both in the public debate and on the government agenda in Denmark, triggered by unfavourable employment outcomes of immigrants - the gaps in employment rates of immigrants compared to the native-born are among the highest in the OECD - and a rapid rise of the immigrant population during the past twenty years. Prior to the 1980s, immigration to Denmark was a very marginal phenomenon. Despite the rapid growth since then, with less than 7% immigrants in the population, Denmark still has one of the smallest immigrant populations in Western Europe..
Physical Description:79 p. 21 x 29.7cm