Asylum policies and the distribution of applications

Published on June 2, 2022 Updated on July 26, 2023

on the June 2, 2022

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Asylum policies and the distribution of applications

We provide empirical evidence about the effect of various dimensions of asylum policies on the distribution of asylum applications across European countries. A longer time for processing the applications reduces, on average, the number of first-time applications, but it increases applications originating from countries whose citizens have low chances of being granted refugee status.

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Reference :
Bertoli, S., Brücker, H., & Fernández-Huertas Moraga, J. (2022). Do applications respond to changes in asylum policies in European countries? Regional Science and Urban Economics, 93, 103771.