Title

Immigration in Sweden The Impact on Unemployment, Productivity, and Crime

Abstract

This paper addresses the contemporary issues facing Sweden's social and economic environment. Sweden is currently experiencing the largest crime rate in its history. Recent immigrants into Sweden account for a substantial portion of the increased crime rate. Immigration has also had an impact on unemployment and productivity. It is the assertion of this paper that immigration into Sweden has led to a decrease in labor efficiency, potentially leading to a dramatic impact on the economic state of the nation.

Date of Completion

Fall 2006

Degree Type

Thesis

Format

PDF

URI

http://soundideas.pugetsound.edu/economics_theses/25

Language

English

Department

Economics