The Labour Market Integration of Immigrants in Denmark [E-Book] / Thomas Liebig
Liebig, Thomas.
Paris : OECD Publishing, 2007
80 p. ; 21 x 29.7cm.
englisch
10.1787/233783261534
OECD Social, Employment and Migration Working Papers ; 50
Social Issues/Migration/Health
Denmark
Full Text
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...