Peter Huber, Doris A. Oberdabernig (WIFO)
The Impact of Welfare Benefits on Natives' and Immigrants' Attitudes Towards Immigration. WWWforEurope Working Paper No. 82
WWWforEurope: Welfare, Wealth and Work for Europe, Februar 2015, 55 Seiten
Auftraggeber: Europäische Kommission
Mit finanzieller Unterstützung von: Österreichische Forschungsförderungsgesellschaft mbH – Österreichische Austauschdienst-GesmbH
Studie von: Projekt-Konsortium WWWforEurope
Online seit: 01.04.2015 0:00
We investigate whether the dependence of immigrants on welfare benefits leads to opposition to further immigration by natives and immigrants in a pooled cross-section of 21 European countries for the 2004-2010 period. Explicitly controlling for the dependence of immigrants and natives on benefits we find that higher benefit take-up rates among immigrants than among natives lead to less favourable attitudes of natives towards immigration. Interestingly, we do not find similar stylised facts for immigrants' attitudes towards immigration.
Forschungsbereich:Strukturwandel und Regionalentwicklung
Sprache:Englisch