Immigration as an economic gain

Two-thirds of the migration in the word is job related, and meanwhile the debat about immigration often focuses on the negative aspects, research shows, that immigration greatly benefits the host-nation. Among these positive effects, Associate professor Maria Elo points to the fact, that immigration is a boost for innovation, entrepreneurship, export og international view on the economy as a whole.

Associate professor Maria Elo has written a feature regarding the ongoing debat of immigration. The debat highly focuses on the negativ aspects, but research shows, that there also are positives sides to this. According to the lastest Global Competitiveness Report (2019) Denmark could have been in the top ten of most competitive economies in the world, had we only had fewer restrictions to foreign labor.

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