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Free movement in the European Union: national institutions vs common policies?

Abstract:

The current rules for “free movement” in the European Union (EU) facilitate unrestricted intra‐EU labour mobility and equal access to national welfare states for EU workers. The sustainability of this policy has recently been threatened by divisive debates between EU countries about the need to restrict welfare benefits for EU workers. This article develops a theory for why the current free movement rules might present particular challenges for certain EU member states. It focuses on the pote...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1111/imig.12398

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Societies, Other & Subsidiary Companies
Department:
Kellogg College
Oxford college:
Kellogg College
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Wiley Publisher's website
Journal:
International Migration Journal website
Volume:
55
Issue:
S1
Pages:
22-38
Publication date:
2017-10-13
Acceptance date:
2017-07-28
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EISSN:
1468-2435
ISSN:
0020-7985
Source identifiers:
715083
Pubs id:
pubs:715083
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uuid:90b1f46c-58e2-42fb-a1b2-6a13db00cd1d
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pubs:715083
Deposit date:
2017-08-15

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