Researchers explored whether intolerance has risen more in some countries than others, whether it has risen more against particular groups, if such attitudes are particularly prevalent among subgroups of the population and if there are clear patterns of association with trends in wider political, social, economic and cultural factors.
The perception that intolerance is rising in Western Europe is widely shared. Researchers sought empirical evidence of high-level trends in intolerant attitudes and found strong evidence of association between intolerant attitudes and various economic, demographic, socio-political and cultural factors.
Key challenges facing the EU in the next 15 years include income equality; a globally expanding and aging population; employment and a changing labor force; and evolving patterns and impacts of migration.
This dissertation covers three topics -- three points of view -- of issues in international migration.
This binational reference for U.S. and Mexican policymakers presents the interrelated issues of Mexican immigration to the United States and Mexico's economic and social development.
The UK Migration Advisory Committee asked RAND Europe to examine how migration is likely to impact transport networks and congestion. The resulting research is one of the first studies using UK data to provide an empirical evidence base about migrants' travel behavior and impacts.
Compelling methods for estimating the total flow of illicit U.S. border crossings do not yet exist. This paper describes four innovative and promising approaches to estimating the total flow of illicit border crossings between ports of entry.
Assesses the risks and implications of U.S. drawdown and withdrawal from Iraq for vulnerable populations in Iraq and in neighboring states, and makes recommendations for mitigating anticipated problems.
Discusses issues surrounding the health of Hispanics in general, and of Hispanic immigrants in particular.
Examines migrant women's participation in the European labor force.
This paper discusses policy issues raised by the introduction and development of the United States Visitor and Immigrant Status Indicator Technology (US-VISIT) program, including its impact on national security, privacy, and trade and tourism.
The United States and France differ greatly in their responses to mass immigration. This report compares the two current cases and briefly discusses the policy implications.
Demographic shifts are a cause, an effect, and a forerunner of geopolitical shocks and transformations. Examining these shifts is an important step in any strategic assessment of the global security environment.
A RAND-sponsored workshop on Demography and National Security in Paris in November 2000 brought together French, American, and other European demographers; senior representatives from the French Ministry of Defense; and researchers, economists, and experts in geopolitics.
This report identifies and explores a method of predicting the risk of large-scale displacements of human populations using a set of key environmental indicators.
This study represents a first effort to systematically describe the experience of immigrant women in the U.S. labor market over the past thirty years.
Using a question-and-answer framework, this book discusses the impact immigration has had on the state's demography, economy, people, and institutions, drawing lessons for California's future as well as for other states and the nation.
This three-year study profiles the changing character of recent immigrants and considers their contribution to the economy, their effects on other workers and the public sector, and their educational and economic success.