Immigration and housing: rethinking the role of fiscal policies to manage diversity

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Vega A, Marco E, Macho A B, Agulló A. Immigration and housing: rethinking the role of fiscal policies to manage diversity. In: Zapata-Barrero R, Van Ewijk A R, eds. Spheres of diversities: from concept to policy. Barcelona: CIDOB, GRITIM-UPF; 2011. p. 71-86.
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dc.contributor.author Vega García, Alberto
dc.contributor.author Marco Peñas, Ester
dc.contributor.author Macho Pérez, Ana Belén
dc.contributor.author Agulló Agüero, Antonia
dc.contributor.other Universitat Pompeu Fabra
dc.date.accessioned 2011-12-19T12:22:12Z
dc.date.available 2011-12-19T12:22:12Z
dc.date.issued 2011
dc.identifier.citation Vega A, Marco E, Macho A B, Agulló A. Immigration and housing: rethinking the role of fiscal policies to manage diversity. In: Zapata-Barrero R, Van Ewijk A R, eds. Spheres of diversities: from concept to policy. Barcelona: CIDOB, GRITIM-UPF; 2011. p. 71-86.
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10230/16060
dc.description.abstract We study the two key social issues of immigration and housing in light of each other and analyse which housing policies work best to distribute diversity (racial, economic, cultural) equally across our cities and towns. In particular, we compare the impact of direct government expenditure and tax incentives on the housing conditions of immigrants in four European countries: France, Germany, Spain and the United Kingdom. The analysis shows that the different policies which have been adopted in these countries have not succeeded in preventing immigrants from being concentrated in certain neighbourhoods. The reason is that housing benefits and tax incentives are normally “spatially blind”. In our opinion, governments should consider immigration indirectly in their housing policies and, for instance, distribute social housing more evenly across different areas to promote sustainable levels of diversity.
dc.description.sponsorship This work is part of the research project “Fiscal policy, immigration and housing” (SEJ2006-13832), directed by Prof. Dr. Antonia Agulló Agüero and financed by the Spanish Ministry of Science and the European Social Fund (grant BES-2008-003252).
dc.language.iso eng
dc.publisher Centre d'Informació i Documentació Internacionals a Barcelona (CIDOB)
dc.publisher Grup de Recerca Interdisciplinari sobre Immigració (GRITIM-UPF)
dc.relation.ispartof Zapata-Barrero R, Van Ewijk A R, eds. Spheres of diversities: from concept to policy [en línia]. Barcelona: CIDOB; 2011. ISBN 9788492511358.
dc.rights © CIDOB. Barcelona Centre for International Affairs, 2011. Published version available at http://www.cidob.org/es/content/download/29879/356074/file/MONOGRAFIA+GRITIM+2011.pdf
dc.subject.other Immigrants -- Europa --Condicions socials
dc.subject.other Immigrants -- Europa -- Política governamental
dc.subject.other Gran Bretanya -- Política de l'habitatge
dc.subject.other França -- Política de l'habitatge
dc.subject.other Alemanya -- Política de l'habitatge
dc.title Immigration and housing: rethinking the role of fiscal policies to manage diversity
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/bookPart
dc.subject.keyword Immigration
dc.subject.keyword Housing
dc.subject.keyword Diversity
dc.subject.keyword Fiscal Benefits
dc.subject.keyword Segregation
dc.rights.accessRights info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess
dc.type.version info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion


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