MIGRATION WITHIN THE EU AND ITS IMPACT ON UNEMPLOYMENT RATE

HARALAMBIE GEORGE ALIN
2016 Analele Universităţii Constantin Brâncuşi din Târgu Jiu : Seria Economie  
Migration, recurrent phenomenon in the XXI century knows an unprecedented scale with unpredictable consequences economically, politically and socially. A meaningful analysis of the impact of migratory flows, in terms of employment, on the economy of the countries involved, show both positive and negative effects on the countries of origin and those of destination, which imposed the adoption of public policy at regional and international level aimed at providing the necessary workforce amid
more » ... workforce amid demographic change, facilitate transfers of knowledge and technology, but also the increase of competitiveness on the labor market. The fear of host countries regarding migration is linked to fewer jobs available for their citizens. Labour migration also contributes to alleviating labor market imbalances cause by lack of qualified personnel in certain areas, but also by lower interest of the domestic workers for some low-paid sectors. A natural consequence of the increased number of employees is increasing consumption on medium and long term with implications for the creation of new jobs, with impact livelihoods. The aim of this article is to analyze the effects of migration on unemployment rate, using data provided by Eurostat, interpreted using regression and correlation analysis. The results suggest that the unemployment rate was not influenced by migration.
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