20/01/2016: Migration Seminar “A life Course Perspective on the Citizenship Premium: the Case of the Netherlands” by Floris Peters
A life Course Perspective on the Citizenship Premium: the Case of the Netherlands
by Floris Peters (Maastricht University)
MGSoG/UNU-MERIT Migration Seminar in collaboration with Maastricht Centre for Citizenship, Migration and Development (MACIMIDE)
Abstract: Does citizenship acquisition have a positive effect on the socio-economic integration of immigrants? Empirical support for this so-called citizenship premium is ambiguous, but there is little development of theory that explains why some migrants in certain countries seem to benefit from citizenship, while others do not. In this paper, we go beyond the question of the existence of a citizenship premium in general, and aim to unravel the conditions under which citizenship matters, focusing on the case of the Netherlands… Go to event page.