SYRIAN MIGRATION AND TURKISH LABOR MARKET: ANALYSIS OF THE ECONOMIC EFFECTS
Migration is a multifaceted problem with social, economic and political dimensions. Following the Arab Spring, Turkey has experienced very strong migration flows from Syria since March 2011. Due to its humanity dimensions, the problem of migration has become a problem that requires taking measures on the global scale. Republic of Turkey has assumed considerable responsibility to host Syrian immigrants. As immigrants to Turkey exceeds over 3.5 mln people, various policy measures are taken with regard to incoming Syrian immigrants. Adaptation of these migrants at the job market has many obstacles. This research aims to examine the effects of immigration on economy. The global economic effects of immigration are analysed by means of using detailed statistical data. Considering the theories stressing the importance of immigration as an opportunity that creates significant changes in social structure, the migration theories are discussed, causes and economic effects of migration are analysed.
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