Labour market performance of refugees in the EU

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Author: Peschner, Jorg


This paper analyses the individual driving factors of refugees' and family migrants' labour market performance using an ordinal logistic regression model. In a basic model, their employment rate is being regressed against the main socio-demographic characteristics (sex, age, education) before a supplementary model includes other information (years of residence, language skills and information about parents) available through the 2014 ad hoc module of the Labour Force Survey dedicated to migration. A second model extends the analysis towards employment dynamics, i.e. refugees' chances to...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Migration; Employment; Participation; Outcomes; Language; Research

Keywords: European Union; Employability; Refugees; Education work relationship; Labour force participation; Barrier; Return on education and training; Comparative analysis

Geographic subjects: Europe

Published: Luxembourg: Publications Office of the European Union, 2017

Physical description: 24 p.

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Also called: Labour market performance of refugees in the European Union

ISBN: 9789279684463

ISSN: 1977-4125

Resource type: Working paper

Call number: TD/TNC 128.581

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