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A new Norwegian study has found the gap in labour participation rates between citizens born in Norway and third world migrants widens the longer newcomers have been in the country.

Researchers at the Ragnar Frisch Centre for Economic Research uncovered "encouraging signs of labour market integration during an initial period upon migrants' admission".

But after a period of just five to 10 years, according to the report, "the integration process goes into reverse with widening immigrant-native employment differentials and rising rates of immigrant social insurance dependency".


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