International Journal of Manpower


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Table Of Contents: Volume 34 Issue 2 - Special Issue: Migration, the welfare state, and European labor markets: part 2

Welfare participation by immigrants in the UK

Stephen Drinkwater, Catherine Robinson

The purpose of this paper is to examine the welfare participation of immigrant groups in the UK, which has experienced a large growth in its immigrant flows and population…

Immigration and welfare state cash benefits: the Danish case

Peder J. Pedersen

The purpose of this paper is to summarize existing evidence on welfare dependence among immigrants in Denmark and to produce new evidence with focus on the most recent years.

Social assistance among immigrants and natives in Sweden

Björn Anders Gustafsson

The purpose of this paper is to provide an overview of the issue of social assistance receipt among immigrants to Sweden and compare to receipt by natives.

Immigrants and welfare receipt in Ireland

Alan Barrett, Corona Joyce, Bertrand Maître

The purpose of this paper is to compare the rates of receipt of welfare for immigrants and natives in Ireland, to see if the outcome is consistent with the operation of a…

The use of welfare by migrants in Italy

Michele Pellizzari

The purpose of this paper is to analyse the issue of welfare use by migrants in Italy and overcome the limitations of previous studies related to the quality of the data…

Determinants of immigrants’ cash‐welfare benefits intake in Spain

Núria Rodríguez‐Planas

Much of the literature on immigrants’ cash‐welfare benefits use has focused on countries with a large tradition of receiving immigrants and with well‐established welfare…



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