Briefing Papers

December 17, 2014

Border People Briefing: Obstacles to Cross-border mobility; Taxation

The foundation of the European Community in 1957 established the right to free movement between member states. These rights are enshrined in Article 45 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the Europe Union although their practical application at national level can sometimes hinder rather than encourage cross-border mobility. The most frequent issues identified are […]

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January 17, 2014

Border People Briefing: Barriers to Student Flows

Considering the fact that Ireland is a small island which shares a common language and two intimately comparable education systems, it would be natural to assume that large numbers of students from each jurisdiction would cross the border each year to study. This briefing paper examines the impact of barriers to student mobility on the […]

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