Mary K. Bovard '17, Gettysburg College
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The economic impact of refugee movements is a topic disputed throughout the world, but even more highly disputed in the European Union. In this last Syrian refugee movement, we have heard many different interpretations of how the movement would affect the European economy. Whether based on factual data or speculation, this paper aims to unpack several of the main economic arguments for and against the movement of refugees into European countries, particularly Spain and England. This paper argues that the perceived economic impacts of the refugee movement in Europe does not match the measured economic impacts.
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Bovard, Mary K., "The Economics of Refugees: How Refugees Influence the Economies of Spain and England" (2017). Student Publications. 546.