Labour mobility in the EU: dynamics and policies

“Labour mobility between countries within the European Union, and within the euro area, is relatively low, especially compared to mobility between States in the United States. Nevertheless, the enlargement of the EU over the previous decade led to substantial migration from new Member States of Eastern Europe to Member States in the west. Furthermore, since the crisis, there have been significant migration flows, as unemployment rose in the hardest hit countries and unemployment rates diverged widely within the euro area.” Continue reading here

See my presentation here that gives some background on this discussion.

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