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26 July 2016 (last update on: 26 July 2016)
Institutional Paper 33

An Economic Take on the Refugee Crisis - A Macroeconomic Assessment for the EU


This report focuses on asylum seekers and refugees, presenting a first assessment of the impacts of the unexpected inflows of these individuals on the economies of the EU.


European Commission

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Institutional Papers 33. July 2016. Brussels. PDF. 44pp. Tab. Graph. Free.

KC-BC-16-033-EN-N (online)
ISBN 978-92-79-54341-8 (online)
ISSN 2443-8014 (online)
doi: 10.2765/631735 (online)
JEL classification: J11, J61, E27, E62, E65


European Economy Institutional Papers are important reports analysing the economic situation and economic developments prepared by the European Commission's Directorate-General for Economic and Financial Affairs, which serve to underpin economic policy-making by the European Commission, the Council of the European Union and the European Parliament. Views expressed in unofficial documents do not necessarily represent the views of the European Commission.


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