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Policy Contribution

Integration of Refugees: Lessons from Bosnians in Five EU Countries

by Mikkel Barslund / Matthias Busse / Karolien Lenaerts / Lars Ludolph / Vilde Renman
05 October 2017

Integration of Refugees: Lessons from Bosnians in Five EU Countries

Mikkel Barslund / Matthias Busse / Karolien Lenaerts / Lars Ludolph / Vilde Renman

CEPS researchers have contributed a policy analysis to the Forum section of the September/October issue of Intereconomics, which is devoted to the Integration of Immigrants in European Labour Markets. The article can be downloaded here, along with other contributions on this question.

In 2015 Europe experienced the largest infl ux of refugees since the breakup of Yugoslavia in the early 1990s. While arrivals were down in 2016, the security situation in the Middle East and the instability in North Africa and elsewhere mean that Europe will play host to refugees for the foreseeable future.


About the Authors


  • Author
    Mikkel Barslund Mikkel Barslund
    Mikkel Barslund
  • Author
    Matthias Busse
    Matthias Busse
    Researcher
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    Karolien Lenaerts
    Karolien Lenaerts
    Research Fellow
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    Lars Ludolph
    Lars Ludolph
    Associate Researcher
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    Vilde Renman
    Vilde Renman
Integration of Refugees: Lessons from Bosnians in Five EU Countries