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Naturalisation: A Passport for the Better Integration of Immigrants?: (Complete Edition ‐ ISBN 9789264099104)

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Main findings

Ch 1 ‐ Citizenship and the Socio‐economic Integration of Immigrants and their Children: An Overview across EU and OECD Countries

Ch 2 ‐ The Current Status of Nationality Law

Ch 3 ‐ The Impact of Naturalisation on Labour Market Outcomes in Sweden

Ch 4 ‐ How Acquring French Citizenship Affects Immigrant Employment

Ch 5 ‐ The Impact of Naturalisation on Immigrant Labour Market Integration in Germany and Switzerland

Ch 6 ‐ Citizenship Acquisition in Canada and the United States: Determinants and Economic Benefit

Ch 7 ‐ The Labour Market Outcomes of Naturalised Citizens in Norway

Ch 8 ‐ Social Cohesion and Host Country Nationality among Immigrants in Western Europe

Ch 9 ‐ Naturalisation and Social Inclusion

Ch 10 ‐ Integration and Access to Nationality in EU Member Countries

Ch 11 ‐ Naturalisation and the Promotion of the Social Integration of Immigrants in Quebec

Ch 12 ‐ Policy Interactions in Belgium

Ch 13 ‐ The Legal Framework on Economic Migration and Naturalisation

Ch 14 ‐ Citizenship in Australia

Ch 15 ‐ From Assisting to Requiring Integration: Selective Citizenship Policies in the Netherlands

 

 

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OECD Migration Outlook 2011 (forthcoming)

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Main findings of the Joint EC/OECD Seminar on Naturaliastion and the Socio‐Economic Integration of Immigrants and their Children by Thomas Liebig

PART I. NATURALISATION AND THE LABOUR MARKET OUTCOMES OF IMMIGRANTS: AN OVERVIEW

Chapter 1. Citizenship and the Socio‐economic Integration of Immigrants and their Children: An Overview across EU and OECD Countries by Thomas Liebig and Friederike Von Haaren

‐Introduction

‐1.1. Citizenship take‐up among immigrants

‐1.2. The labour market outcomes of naturalised and non‐naturalised immigrants

‐1.3. Labour market outcomes of children of immigrants and the association with host‐country nationality

‐1.4. The impact of naturalisation on immigrants' labour market outcomes

‐1.5. Conclusions

‐Annex 1.A1. Methodology

‐Annex 1.A2. Supplementary tables 

Chapter 2. The Current Status of Nationality Law by Nicole Guimezanes

‐Introduction

‐2.1. Dual nationality

‐2.2. Acquisition of nationality at birth

‐2.3. Acquisition of nationality by naturalisation

‐2.4. Other ways of acquiring nationality

2.5. Loss of nationality

‐2.6. Conclusions

‐Annex 2.A1. The main laws on nationality

Annex 2.A2. Supplementary tables 

PART II. THE IMPACT OF NATURALISATION ON IMMIGRANTS' LABOUR MARKET INTEGRATION: EXPERIENCE FROM EU AND OECD COUNTRIES

Chapter 3. The Impact of Naturalisation on Labour Market Outcomes in Sweden by Mattias Engdahl

‐Introduction

‐3.1. General framework on benefits and costs of acquiring Swedish citizenship

‐3.2. Data, sample restrictions and empirical specification

‐3.3. Labour market outcomes

‐3.4. Conclusions

‐Annex 3.A1. Variable definitions

‐Annex 3.A2. Tables

Chapter 4. How Acquring French Citizenship Affects Immigrant Employment by Denis Fougère and Mirna Safi

‐Introduction

‐4.1. The acquisition of citizenship and labour market integration in France

‐4.2. Measuring the association between naturalisation and immigrants' access to employment

‐4.3. Conclusions 

Chapter 5. The Impact of Naturalisation on Immigrant Labour Market Integration in Germany and Switzerland by Max Friedrich Steinhardt

‐Introduction

‐5.1. Germany

‐5.2. Switzerland

Chapter 6. Citizenship Acquisition in Canada and the United States: Determinants and Economic Benefit by Garnett Picot and Feng Hou

‐Introduction

‐6.1. Becoming a citizen of Canada or the United States

‐6.2. Does citizenship acquisition improve economic outcomes?

6.3. The determinants of naturalisation

‐6.4. The rise of a naturalisation rate gap between Canada and the United States

‐6.5. Conclusions

Chapter 7. The Labour Market Outcomes of Naturalised Citizens in Norway by Bernt Bratsberg and Oddbjørn Raaum

‐Introduction

‐7.1. Potential gains and losses from host‐country citizenship

‐7.2. Data

‐7.3. Empirical analysis

‐7.4. Discussion

‐7.5. Conclusions

PART III. NATURALISATION AND SOCIAL COHESION

Chapter 8. Social Cohesion and Host Country Nationality among Immigrants in Western Europe by Christel Kesler and Neli Demireva

‐Introduction

‐8.1. Social capital, social cohesion, diversity and citizenship acquisition 8.2. Data source and variables

‐8.3. Empirical results

‐8.4. Conclusions

‐Annex 8.A1. Number of immigrants in the sample

‐Annex 8.A2. Additional coefficients

Chapter 9. Naturalisation and Social Inclusion by Pieter Bevelander

‐Introduction

‐9.1. Social inclusion

‐9.2. Consequences of naturalisation

‐9.3. Migrant voting: earlier studies

‐9.4. Citizenship and voting

‐9.5. Conclusions

‐Annex 9.A1. Regression results on voting for Swedish residents

Chapter 10. Integration and Access to Nationality in EU Member Countries by Yves Pascouau and Philippe De Bruycker

‐Introduction

‐10.1. Quantitative approach

‐10.2. Knowledge of the language

|‐10.3. Knowledge of the host society

‐10.4. National diversity and European co‐ordination 

Chapter 11. Naturalisation and the Promotion of the Social Integration of Immigrants in Quebec by Yvan Turcotte

‐Introduction

‐11.1. Immigration policies aimed at permanent settlement

‐11.2. The right of permanent residence and citizenship

‐11.3. Access to citizenship: an indicator of integration?

‐11.4. Social participation

‐11.5. Conclusion: a paradox 

PART IV. THE INTERACTIONS BETWEEN NATURALISATION POLICY AND OTHER ELEMENTS OF THE NATIONAL INTEGRATION POLICY MIX 

Chapter 12. Policy Interactions in Belgium by Mélanie Knott and Altay Manço

‐Introduction

‐12.1. Obtaining Belgian nationality through naturalisation: changing conditions

‐12.2. Integration and the various indicators for measuring it

‐12.3. Conclusion: is naturalisation a means of integration?

Chapter 13. The Legal Frameword on Economic Migration and Naturalisation in the United Kingdom by Chris Hedges

‐Introduction

‐13.1. Legislative summary

‐13.2. Legal provisions in relation to grants of British citizenship

‐13.3. Definitions

‐13.4. Statistical summary

‐3.5. Basis of grant

‐3.6. Renunciation of British citizenship

‐3.7. Reasons for refusal

‐Annex 13.A1. Brief summary of the relevant provisions

Chapter 14. Citizenship in Australia by David Smith, Sanuki Jayarajah, Taya Fabjianic and Janice Wykes

‐Introduction

14.1. History of Australian migration, integration and citizenship policies (1900 to present)

‐14.2. Citizenship conferrals

‐14.3. Characteristics of citizens

‐14.4. Variation by birthplace

‐14.5. Variation by years since arrival

‐14.6. Variation by birthplace and years since arrival

‐14.7. The relationship between citizenship and labour market outcomes

‐14.8. Do their jobs differ?

‐14.9. Impact of the length of stay on the labour market performance

‐14.10. Conclusions 

Chapter 15. From Assisting to Requiring Integration: Selective Citizenship Policies in the Netherlands by Kees Groenendijk

‐Introduction

‐15.1. Policy on immigrant integration: twice a new paradigm

‐15.2. Acquisition of nationality by naturalisation: restriction, liberalisation, restriction

‐15.3. Effects of new rules and tests: numbers and selection

‐15.4. The recent close relation between integration and naturalisation policy

‐15.5. Effects of naturalisation and integration policy on immigrant integration

Document Type: Review Article

Publication date: March 1, 2011

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