EMN Norway Occasional Paper which explores the term ‘sustainable migration’ as a potentially innovative term, describing a particular approach to the conceptualization of migration from poorer to richer countries in the world.
The Nordic welfare model is vulnerable to large inflows of persons with low qualifications. The public cost of low skilled immigration will be higher in Scandinavia than in countries with less ambitious welfare models.
This paper provides a broad but relevant picture of migration challenges and a sustainable migration approach. It also highlights the most important points in the previously published Occasional Papers.