Impact of the Swedish policy reform
Overall, Sweden's new labour migration regime has not led to a boom in labour migration, although the number of new non‐seasonal labour migrants to Sweden increased in 2009, and rose further in 2010 and 2011. The reform allowed recruitment for lesser‐skilled jobs in occupations and sectors in which labour migrants had not previously come, especially restaurants and hospitality and cleaning. The average permit duration is now longer, and the stay rate is higher, although seasonal work remains significant...
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Document Type: Review Article
Publication date: 01 December 2011