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Austria can be considered as one of the long-standing European immigration countries. Nonetheless, very little is known about the integration of past and recent waves of immigration in the Austrian labor market. The proposed study aims to fill this knowledge gap by providing comprehensive and reliable evidence about the labor market situation of different groups of migrants over time, by analyzing labor market flows and comparing the labor market integration of different waves and groups of immigrants against the contextual backdrop of overall socioeconomic and employment conditions (labor demand), and the evolvement of individual background characteristics of the workforce as a whole.

Principal Investigator: Stefan Vogtenhuber
Project Members: Andrea Leitner, Nadia Steiber
Data Support: Georg Fochler, Matthias Schwarzmann
Project Duration: December 2016 – March 2019
Funding: Supported by funds of the Oesterreichische Nationalbank (Oesterreichische Nationalbank, Anniversary Fund, project number: 17177)

The researchers are affiliated with the Institut für Höhere Studien – Institute for Advanced Studies (IHS).

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