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Employers’ Openness to Labour Immigrants

Vol. 10, No 3, 2017

Asta Mikalauskiene,

 

Vilnius University, 

Kaunas Faculty,

Kaunas, Lithuania,

E-mail: asta.mikalauskiene@knf.vu.lt

 

Employers’ Openness to Labour Immigrants

 

Dalia Streimikiene,

 

Vilnius University, 

Kaunas Faculty,

Kaunas, Lithuania,

E-mail: dalia.streimikiene@knf.vu.lt


Egle Mazutaityte-Cepanoniene,

 

Vilnius University, 

Kaunas Faculty,

Kaunas, Lithuania,

E-mail: e.cepanoniene@gmail.com

 

 

 


 

Abstract. The paper presents the elucidation of the concept of migration and theories describing the process of migration, determines the issue of openness to immigration and presents its theoretical explanation.. The analysis of the empirical studies conducted in Lithuania assessing the openness of employers to labour immigrants was performed including the analysis of immigration trends in this country. The factors determining the attitudes towards immigration and immigrants are presented being divided into the main groups of economic and social-cultural factors.

 

Received: December, 2016

1st Revision: March, 2017

Accepted: June, 2017

 

DOI: 10.14254/2071-789X.2017/10-3/2

JEL ClassificationF22, O15

Keywords: migration; labour immigrants; openness to immigration.