International Journal of Manpower: Volume 34 Issue 1


An interdisciplinary journal on human resources, management & labour economics

Table of contents - Special Issue: Migration, the welfare state, and european labor markets: part 1

Guest Editors: Alan Barrett, Martin Kahanec, Klaus F. Zimmermann

Immigrant welfare receipt across Europe

Alan Barrett, Bertrand Maître

In this paper, the authors aim to assess whether immigrants are more likely to receive welfare payments relative to natives across a range of European countries. They also seek to…

Unemployment benefits and immigration: evidence from the EU

Corrado Giulietti, Martin Guzi, Martin Kahanec, Klaus F. Zimmermann

Economic theory predicts that unemployment benefits may increase expected income and reduce its volatility, thereby attracting immigrants to countries which implement such…


Pitfalls of immigrant inclusion into the European welfare state

Martin Kahanec, Anna Myung‐Hee Kim, Klaus F. Zimmermann

This paper's main purpose is to evaluate immigrants’ demand for social assistance and services and identify the key barriers to social and labor market inclusion of immigrants in…


Social housing and location choices of immigrants in France

Denis Fougère, Francis Kramarz, Roland Rathelot, Mirna Safi

The purpose of this study is to examine the empirical links between social housing policy and location choices of immigrants in France.

The welfare use of immigrants and natives in Germany: the case of Turkish immigrants

Regina T. Riphahn, Monika Sander, Christoph Wunder

This paper aims to analyze the welfare use of Turkish immigrants and natives in Germany. The authors ask whether the immigrant‐native gap in welfare use can be explained by…


Welfare use of migrants in The Netherlands

Aslan Zorlu

The purpose of this paper is to examine interethnic differences in the degree of participation in social assistance, disability, and unemployment benefits during the working‐age…

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