Timothy Hatton, 17 December 2021

Refugees from conflicts in Yemen, Syria, Iraq, and many other countries travel thousands of miles seeking a new life in Europe. But how likely are these refugees to be recognised as asylum seekers, and does it matter in which country they apply? Tim Hatton tells Tim Phillips that, despite efforts to standardise the process of granting asylum, there are still big differences in recognition rates across Europe.

Download the free DP:
Hatton, T. 2021. 'Asylum Recognition Rates in Europe: Persecution, Policies and Performance'. CEPR

Events

CEPR Policy Research