Treatment-Related Naturalization Premiums in Two European Countries: Evaluation and Comparison
CERGE-EI Working Papers from The Center for Economic Research and Graduate Education - Economics Institute, Prague
We conduct an empirical study in order to estimate the impact of naturalization on labor market integration of first generation immigrants in two European countries, France and Denmark. The study contributes to the existing literature by: (1) comparing the employment opportunities and incomes of naturalized and non-naturalized migrants in European labor markets to those of the native population, and (2) attempting to estimate the impact of characteristics of a country’s citizenship policy on this relationship. The results suggest the existence of high naturalization premiums and full socioeconomic integration of naturalized migrants in France, a country with relatively soft naturalization policies, but not for Denmark, which has strict naturalization policies.
Keywords: citizenship policy; naturalization; naturalization premium; socioeconomic integration (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: J08 J15 J78 O15 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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