Economics of German Migration (GERM 250)

For the culminating project in my German Migrations class, I worked with fellow student Ruby Green'20 to analyse present day German Migration circumstances, and their larger effect on the German Economy.

GERM 250 Poster


Aiyar, Shekhar, et al. “The Refugee Surge in Europe: Economic Challenges.” International Monetary Fund, January 2016.

Beyer, Robert C. M. “The Labor Market Performance of Immigrants in Germany”. International Monetary Fund, January 2016.

Brücker, Herbert, and Elke J. Jahn. “Migration and Wage-Setting: Reassessing the Labor Market Effects of Migration.” The Scandinavian Journal of Economics, vol. 113, no. 2, 2011, pp. 286–317.,

German National Contact Point. “The Impact of Immigration on Germany’s Society.” Federal Office for Migration and Refugees, Migration and Integration Research Department, Oct. 2005.

Groden, Claire. “Here’s why Germany is welcoming migrants with open arms.” Fortune, 08 Sept. 2015,

OECD (2013), Recruiting Immigrant Workers: Germany 2013, OECD Publishing, Paris.

Special thanks to Professor Edward Muston, the Beloit College Modern Languages & Literatures Department, and the Weissberg Program in Human Rights for supporting our research.