FEMISE MED BRIEF 24: The economic impact of migrants and refugees on Europe

FEMISE MED BRIEF 24: The economic impact of migrants and refugees on Europe

14 October 2019
This policy brief presents some preliminary findings of a recent research regarding the economic impact of legal immigration in terms of growth and unemployment in a large panel of European countries. It sheds some light on a useful and interesting question for policy debate by explicitly…
FEMISE MED BRIEF n°20 – The long-term impact of Syrian refugees on Turkish economy: an input-output simulation

FEMISE MED BRIEF n°20 – The long-term impact of Syrian refugees on Turkish economy: an input-output simulation

24 September 2019
Turkey has become the country that hosts the largest refugee population in the world with over 3.5 million refugees crossing the borders from Syria since 2011, the beginning of Syrian civil war. Whereas the social reactions against the unconditional acceptance of Syrian refugees remains on the…
EMNES Policy Paper 011 : Labour supply, education and migration in South Mediterranean countries: policy challenges and options

EMNES Policy Paper 011 : Labour supply, education and migration in South Mediterranean countries: policy challenges and options

30 August 2019
The analysis of labour supply in South Mediterranean Countries indicates that only a package of long term policies can foster employment creation. The quality of education systems needs to be improved to deliver good employees for companies and, potentially, new entrepreneurs. Social security…
EMNES Policy Paper 009 – Legal migration pathways across the Mediterranean: achievements, obstacles and the way forward

EMNES Policy Paper 009 – Legal migration pathways across the Mediterranean: achievements, obstacles and the way forward

14 August 2019
This policy brief reviews the state of legal migration across the Mediterranean: it examines the existing migration links between the South Med countries and the EU, attempts to uncover the obstacles to legal migration and suggests ways to improve migration management. The authors argue that, if…
Euromesco policy Brief n°92 – Challenges faced by Syrian refugees in the higher education systems of host countries and how to overcome them : Lessons learned from Jordan

Euromesco policy Brief n°92 – Challenges faced by Syrian refugees in the higher education systems of host countries and how to overcome them : Lessons learned from Jordan

12 March 2019
The Syrian crisis has had a significant impact on most of the countries hosting Syrian refugees. Considering the lack of political solution to the war, host countries have started to develop new approaches and response frameworks to deal with the consequences of the prolonged stay of refugees. In…
FEMISE Research paper FEM43-07 : Effects of Syrian Refugees on Labor Markets of Host Middle Eastern and European Countries

FEMISE Research paper FEM43-07 : Effects of Syrian Refugees on Labor Markets of Host Middle Eastern and European Countries

29 January 2019
This research seeks to contribute to the assessment of refugees impact within labor markets and differing countries’ economies. The country review and the empirical results lead us to four main policy recommendations: - As for the majority of countries, no connection between the Syrian refugees’…
FEMISE MED BRIEF n°7 : The Effects of Syrian Refugees on the Labor Markets of Host Countries

FEMISE MED BRIEF n°7 : The Effects of Syrian Refugees on the Labor Markets of Host Countries

18 May 2018
Since 2011, over 5.3 million refugees made their way from Syria to hosting Middle Eastern end European countries. Middle Eastern countries that absorbed the majority of refugees are Turkey, Lebanon and Jordan. In Europe, Germany and Sweden absorbed the largest number of Syrian refugees. This large…
FEMISE MED BRIEF n°2 : Emigration and culture in the MENA: Implications for sending and receiving countries

FEMISE MED BRIEF n°2 : Emigration and culture in the MENA: Implications for sending and receiving countries

22 December 2017
This policy brief, written by Pr. Frédéric Docquier (Université Catholique de Louvain) looks at the issue of emigration and culture in the MENA countries. Emigrants from the MENA region self-select on cultural traits. Those who intend to emigrate to OECD, high-income countries exhibit significantly…
ICMPD Policy Brief - What are the protection concerns for migrants and refugees in Libya?

ICMPD Policy Brief - What are the protection concerns for migrants and refugees in Libya?

28 November 2017
This Policy Brief assesses the main protection concerns affecting migrants in Libya and migrants transiting through Libya to the EU. The protection concerns identified include: death; torture; physical violence; sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV); kidnapping for ransom; extortion; exploitation…