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Joakim Ruist


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Postdoc Researcher
International migration

Address: P.O. Box 640, SE 405 30 Gothenburg
Visiting address: Vasagatan 1, E-building
Room: E-509
Tel: 46-(0)31 786 2915
Fax: 46-(0)31-786 1326
Mobile:  46-(0)703 96 77 31
Email: joakim.ruist@economics.gu.se

My research is focused on effects of and attitudes to immigration. I also treat these topics on my other webpages:
Invandring och ekonomi
Tio forskningssammanfattningar om invandring på svenska 
Ten research summaries on immigration in English

Peer-reviewed publications

How the macroeconomic context impacts on attitudes to immigration: evidence from within-country variation (Social Science Research, forthcoming)

The fiscal cost of refugee immigration: the example of Sweden (Population and Development Review, Vol 41 (2015), pp 567-581) [Short summary in Swedish]

Free immigration and welfare access: The Swedish experience (Fiscal Studies, Vol 35 (2014), pp 19-39)

Immigrant-native wage gaps in time series: Complementarities or composition effects? (Economics Letters, Vol 119 (2013), pp 154-156)

Wage effects of labor migration with international capital mobility
(with Arne Bigsten: The World Economy, Vol 36 (2013), pp 31-47)

Selected not peer-reviewed publications

Migration, en åldrande befolkning och offentliga finanser (with Lennart Flood; SOU 2015:95, Background report for the Swedish Long-Term Survey 2015)

The fiscal consequences of unrestricted immigration from Romania and Bulgaria (CReAM Discussion Paper 04/14) [Corrections]

Selected popular versions and opinion

Fiscal costs of refugees in Europe (VoxEU, Jan 28, 2016)

Överge FNs flyktingkonvention (SvD Brännpunkt, Sept 8, 2015)

Tala med stolthet om asylinvandringen (SvD Brännpunkt, Aug 22, 2015)

Därför flyr syrier just till Sverige (SvD Brännpunkt, Mar 28, 2015)

Om asylinvandringens kostnader (SvD Brännpunkt, Oct 19, 2014)

The fiscal consequences of unrestricted immigration from Romania and Bulgaria (VoxEU, Jan 18, 2014)

Östeuropéers rörlighet är lönsam för de rikare EU-länderna (Ekonomisk Debatt, Dec 4, 2013)

Eastern European migrants are net contributors - not costs - in the West (VoxEU, Sept 17, 2013)



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