Université de Neuchâtel

It’s Discrimination, Stupid: Labour Market (Re-) Entry Difficulties among Different Immigrant Groups in Switzerland

Auer, Daniel ; Bonoli, Giuliano ; Fossati, Flavia

(nccr on the move ; 2)

We start from the empirical observation that unemployed migrants from Africa and Ex-Yugoslavia have more difficulties when trying to re-enter the labour market as compared to migrants from Portugal. Based on a unique dataset of newly unemployed individuals in the Swiss Canton of Vaud, we set out to analyse the reasons for the large difference in the length of unemployment spells by testing the...

Université de Neuchâtel

Tu fais quoi dans la vie? : une analyse du vécu des bénéficiaires de l'assurance-invalidité en Suisse

Jeannet, Rachel ; Suter, Christian (Dir.)

Mémoire de master : Université de Neuchâtel, 2017.

Durant les années nonante, le nombre de rentiers de l’assurance-invalidité (AI) a augmenté de 40%. Cette situation a conduit la Confédération a réformer cette assurance, notamment au travers de nouvelles mesures envers la réinsertion professionnelle, établies lors de la 6e révision (2012). Malgré les études effectuées sur la thématique de l’AI, durant le programme national de...

Université de Neuchâtel

Working Poverty Among Immigrants and « Ethnic Minorities » : Theoretical Framework and Empirical Evidence Across Welfare Regimes

Crettaz, Eric

(Working Papers MAPS ; 3)

While the research that focuses on working poverty and low-wage employment usually explains the situation of immigrants and 'ethnic' minorities in terms of human capital, linguistic skills, social origin, and the like ('class-only' explanations), the literature that starts from the specific situation of minorities, especially the one that deals with immigration laws and/or labour market...