Naturalisation in Europe The Case of the Netherlands and Sweden Trends, Causes and Consequences Pieter Bevelander IMER, Malmö University [email protected] Naturalisation!. Where does Father Christmas come from? How old do you have to be to buy a lottery ticket?
(New York Times, Edward Rothstein, 24 January 2006)
(This according to Minister Verdonk (Minister of Immigration) in an interview for the Dutch newspaper Volkskrant in September 2004)
Education, language proficiency, marital status,having children, mixed marriage, refugees and Cultural factors – Self identification, Contacts and Modernisation scale
Age, education, marital status, having a pension and other welfare benefits