Employment and Family Conditions for Danish Expatriated Engineers

Torben Andersen


Danish engineers living and working abroad have – over an 8 year period – been asked about their employment and family conditions. Survey data show that both before and after the World financial crisis they tend to have (top) management positions coupled with a high pay and benefits. Some variations exist concerning spouses attachment to the local labour market, indicating a large variety of family models. The engineers take up foreign assignments out of personal, professional and family reasons, and not because of company pressures.


Expats, employment conditions, spouse and family

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