Does Polish economy need migrants?
[Full name: Module of the MPLM project- Migration Policy and Labour Market Change MPLM Project]
Aims of the project
- Quantitative analysis of both fulfilled and potential demand for foreigners in the Polish economy
- In-depth qualitative analysis of reasons, experience and future plans of employers employing foreigners in Poland
- Bringing evidence to policy recommendations on the past, current and future needs (before the crisis) of the Polish economy in relation to foreign workers.
- Representative two-step survey with employers as based on registration [REGON] in all groups of employers ( from micro:0-9 employees; through small employers 10-49; and medium 50-249; up to big employers 250+): firstly, identifying employers employing foreigners in Poland; secondly, these employers who declared employment were interviewed in details
- In-depth interviews with employers employing foreigners in Poland
- Analysis of secondary data in relation to employment of foreigners in Poland
- Questions added to Omnibus household survey in relation to employment of foreigners in household services in Poland.
Izabela Grabowska- coordinator
Anna Janicka-Zylicz- key researcher
Publications connected to the project
Grabowska-Lusińska I., Żylicz A. (eds.) (2008). Czy polska gospodarka potrzebuje cudzoziemców?, Warszawa: Ośrodek Badań nad Migracjami Uniwersytetu Warszawskiego.
Institution and source of funding
Project was co-funded by the European Social Fund and implemented by the Ministry of Labour and Social Policy within Sectoral Operational Programme – Human Resources Development.
2006 – 2008
IMISCOE 4th Annual Conference, Brighton, University of Sussex, 6-9th October 2007
Paper: Demand for foreign labour in Poland