Dominik Hangartner, UK

Migration Matters

Costs of a slow asylum process

The integration of refugees and migrants is a policy priority for every European government right now. However, according to Dominik Hangartner, political scientist at LSE Government, we know surprisingly little about what works and what doesn’t when it comes to integration. Dominik believes that we should seek empirical answers to these questions and turn them into more effective policies. In these videos, he answers what are the costs of the lengthy asylum process.

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