Moving Beyond Crisis: Germany’s New Approaches to Integrating Refugees into the Labor Market

The rapid surge of asylum seekers and other migrants entering Europe during 2015, many with Germany as their prized destination, has led German policymakers to focus on longer-term integration issues. A central question for policymakers has been how to integrate the hundreds of thousands of newcomers into society and the German labor market. Impending skills shortages and an aging population have encouraged many in Germany to see the refugee crisis as an opportunity, and consider refugees a resource. Rietig-FINAL.pdf


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