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Why the EU still requires a fairer formula for distributing refugees

Grech, Phillip (2016) Why the EU still requires a fairer formula for distributing refugees. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (30 Aug 2016). Website.

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One of the key elements of the EU’s model for sharing the burden of the migration crisis is a so called ‘distribution key’ which calculates the proportion of refugees each EU state should accommodate. However, as Philip Grech writes, the precise construction of this formula has been the subject of criticism, with the inclusion of factors such as unemployment figures skewing the distribution in some cases. He states that while the distribution key has been reformed from its original configuration, there is still some way to go before it can be considered a genuinely fair way to distribute refugees.

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Additional Information: © 2016 The Author(s)
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe)
J Political Science > JV Colonies and colonization. Emigration and immigration. International migration
Date Deposited: 22 Mar 2017 15:54
Last Modified: 01 Nov 2021 00:26

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