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Table 2 Simulation under stated preferences: share of people in the special Eurobarometer 380 from 2011 disagreeing with the statement: “The EU member states should offer protection and asylum to people in need”

From: Tradable Refugee-admission Quotas (TRAQs), the Syrian Crisis and the new European Agenda on Migration

Countries Pledges Initial quotas (EU proposal) Anti-refugee sentiment Eurobarometer 2011 Market quota Cost reduction with respect to initial quota Cost reduction with respect to pledges
Austria 1,500 1,047 19 525 25% 63%
Belgium 300 1,156 27 488 33% −888%
Czech Republic 70 1,238 22 564 30% −21914%
Denmark 390 814 7 945 3% −324%
Finland 850 691 12 534 5% 37%
France 2,400 5,601 26 2,976 22% −325%
Germany 30,000 7,277 11 8,801 4% 94%
Hungary 30 724 31 377 23% −44781%
Ireland 421 641 15 361 19% −88%
Italy 450 4,691 17 4,144 1% −10617%
Luxembourg 60 347 14 45 76% −715%
Netherlands 500 1,726 19 1,042 16% −905%
Poland 100 2,269 7 6,418 335% 120790%
Portugal 93 1,660 13 952 18% −25971%
Spain 130 3,653 9 6,128 46% −42607%
Sweden 2,700 1,158 4 2,820 206% 119%
United Kingdom 143 5,445 25 3,017 20% −116062%
Total 40,137 40,137   40,137 27% 65%
Quotas traded     25%   
  1. Notes: Countries included are EU Member States that pledged to host Syrian refugees as of April 2015; pledges refer to the number of Syrian refugees they pledged to host as of April 2015; initial quotas are calculated by rescaling the EU proposal on resettlement for the omission of non-pledging countries; anti-refugee sentiment calculated as the share of people in the Special Eurobarometer 380 from 2011 disagreeing with the statement: “The EU Member States should offer protection and asylum to people in need;” market quota is the market allocation in this simulation given the assumptions