EC' proposal to distribute refugee quotas to member states has spurred a heated debate. Economic arguments are used and often abused against such policy, and immigration in general.
Evidence-based policy making should, however, stick with empirically established facts.
Martin Kahanec (Public Policy) argues mobility is good for the European economy and immigrants are an asset in the labor market.
The research he has contributed to rebukes three myths about the impacts and causes of international migration:
Myth 1: Immigrants take our jobs and lower our wages.