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2018 March 22

State of the Nordic Region 2018: Immigration and integration edition

State of the Nordic Region 2018 Migration and Integration presents a series of facts and figures showing the current state of integration within core socioeconomic sectors, including demography, the labour force, health, and foreign background in...
2018

From Migrants to Workers: International migration trends in the Nordic countries

The populations of the Nordic countries are ageing, and to maintain economic growth there is a need to increase immigration and have these newcomers play a substantial role in the labour markets at the national and regional levels. This paper is one...
2017

From migrants to workers: Regional and local practices on integration of labour migrants and refugees in rural areas in the Nordic countries

The increase in immigration has been especially large since 2000, driven in part by several expansions of the European Union. At the same time, some of the Nordic countries have been the destination of large numbers of asylum seekers and refugees....
2017

Policies and measures for speeding up labour market integration of refugees in the Nordic region: A knowledge overview

It takes on average five to ten years for a refugee to find work in the Nordic countries. As social inclusion is closely linked to successful labour market integration, and as during this period the refugee represents a cost to society, the question...
2017

Fler flyktingar fortare i arbete – Åtgärder för snabbare etablering på arbetsmarknaden

De nordiska länderna toppar många globala listor och index över utveckling, innovationsförmåga, lycka, jämställdhet etc. Mer problematiskt är att vi även ligger högt i OECD:s jämförelse över sysselsättningsgap mellan infödda...
2017

Urban Contractual Policies in Northern Europe

The co-ordination and integration of transport, land use and housing planning has emerged as an important policy direction to promote sustainable development in the Nordic countries. To facilitate sectorial co-ordination and integration, different...
2016

Nordregio News 3 2016: Migration and integration

The old age dependency rate is a ticking time bomb that threatens to blow the Nordic welfare model into pieces. Old age dependency rates are rising across the Nordic countries as in most parts of Europe. Due to a selective outmigration of young...
2016

Segregated cities and planning for social sustainability – a Nordic perspective

Within Nordic cities, residential segregation is a hotly debated topic, often discussed in conjunction with concerns relating to socio-economic inequality, welfare provision, immigration, and integration. Nordic capital cities have experienced...