Jane von Rabenau

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    Contrary to the claims of German politicians, Germany is not taking on more than its fair share of refugees

Contrary to the claims of German politicians, Germany is not taking on more than its fair share of refugees

The extent to which EU countries take on their ‘fair share’ of asylum seekers is a contentious issue. Luc Bovens and Jane von Rabenau write on concern within Germany that the country is taking on a higher burden than other EU states. They argue that when compared on a per capita basis with similar EU countries, Germany performs relatively […]

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    Germany is accepting less than its fair share of refugees, while official data have also overestimated the number of refugees living in the country

Germany is accepting less than its fair share of refugees, while official data have also overestimated the number of refugees living in the country

How has Germany performed with regard to accepting asylum applications and refugees? Luc Bovens and Jane von Rabenau assess recent data on acceptance rates and the size of the refugee population in Germany, finding that the country has one of the lowest acceptance rates in western/northern Europe. The size of the refugee population in Germany is more moderate by […]

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