Immigration and firm innovation in Western-Europe : understanding the channels of influence
Title: Immigration and firm innovation in Western-Europe : understanding the channels of influence
Author: OZGEN, Ceren
Series/Number: Migration Policy Centre; Policy Briefs; 2015/01
External link: http://www.migrationpolicycentre.eu/
In most European countries, immigrants became more diversified by country of origin, gender and education levels. Especially the mobility of highly-skilled workers from various countries creates both challenges and opportunities from an economic perspective.This study focuses on the relationship between firm's innovation performance and intra-firm diversity. It introduces a structured analysis of the mechanisms of influence at different spatial scales, namely from country to firm level, based on the evidence provided by the economics research in Europe.
Type of Access: openAccess