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French and Canadian Immigration in a Comparative Analysis

Chapala, Daniel LU (2010) EKHR22 20101
Department of Economic History
Abstract
The Migrant Integration Policy Index (MIPEX) rates 28 countries according to best practice performance in areas of migration policies, placing Canada in fifth place and France in the eleventh position. This study seeks to develop and further the MIPEX framework in an economic context, through an examination of labour market integration, labour market integration and public attitudes towards immigration in France and Canada. The results of this study reflect the ratings of the MIPEX in labour market integration, while they show a greater divergence in labour market discriminatory practices as compared to the policy evaluations. Furthermore, public attitudes examined showed a greater level of favourability towards immigration in the... (More)
The Migrant Integration Policy Index (MIPEX) rates 28 countries according to best practice performance in areas of migration policies, placing Canada in fifth place and France in the eleventh position. This study seeks to develop and further the MIPEX framework in an economic context, through an examination of labour market integration, labour market integration and public attitudes towards immigration in France and Canada. The results of this study reflect the ratings of the MIPEX in labour market integration, while they show a greater divergence in labour market discriminatory practices as compared to the policy evaluations. Furthermore, public attitudes examined showed a greater level of favourability towards immigration in the Canadian context. (Less)
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author
Chapala, Daniel LU
supervisor
organization
course
EKHR22 20101
year
type
H2 - Master's Degree (Two Years)
subject
keywords
Immigration, Economic Integration, Hiring Practices, Public Attitudes, France, Canada, MIPEX
language
English
id
1615875
date added to LUP
2010-07-01 13:54:37
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2010-07-01 13:54:37
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  abstract     = {The Migrant Integration Policy Index (MIPEX) rates 28 countries according to best practice performance in areas of migration policies, placing Canada in fifth place and France in the eleventh position. This study seeks to develop and further the MIPEX framework in an economic context, through an examination of labour market integration, labour market integration and public attitudes towards immigration in France and Canada. The results of this study reflect the ratings of the MIPEX in labour market integration, while they show a greater divergence in labour market discriminatory practices as compared to the policy evaluations.  Furthermore, public attitudes examined showed a greater level of favourability towards immigration in the Canadian context.},
  author       = {Chapala, Daniel},
  keyword      = {Immigration,Economic Integration,Hiring Practices,Public Attitudes,France,Canada,MIPEX},
  language     = {eng},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {French and Canadian Immigration in a Comparative Analysis},
  year         = {2010},
}