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"I was quite prepared... to use the cover of the statistician's analysis": Former home secretary David Blunkett and Prof Dustmann on the 2003 report on EU accession


BBC World Service - My Perfect Country

Christian Dustmann discusses the achievements and shortcomings of Germany’s refugee integration policy on the BBC World Service Programme My Perfect Country: Germany.


British Academy

Professor Christian Dustmann has been elected Fellow of the British Academy in recognition for his academic career and public engagement.



Professor Christian Dustmann ranked within the top 3 German speaking economists on the 2017 Handelsblatt ranking.


CEPR Report

Professor Dustmann and Dr Otten are coauthors in the first report in CEPR's Monitoring International Integration series, Europe's Trust Deficit: Causes and Remedies. They analyse the roots of the decline in trust in both national and European political institutions, as reflected in the rise of populist politics. 

Press Release

VoxEU article summarising the report

Audio interview with Christian Dustmann & Barry Eichengreen



BBC News

Professor Christian Dustmann discussing recent trends in foreign-born worker flows in and out of the UK on the BBC News at One.


BBC Three Counties

Christian Dustmann on BBC Three Counties discussing the likely effects of Brexit on the UK's farming industry.


The Conversation

Ian Preston on a podcast from The Conversation, on the referendum on Britain's EU membership (8th June 2016)


Freedom of Movement

BBC World News

Professor Christian Dustmann discussing the ongoing migration crisis and the migration challenges the G20 Summit would need to address, on BBC World News (7th July 2017).


Sky News

Professor Christian Dustmann discussing the UK Population Figures on Sky News (22nd June 2017).


BBC News - Talking Business

Professor Christian Dustmann discussing the future of freedom of movement on the BBC News Talking Business panel (1st October 2016).



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The Centre for Research and Analysis of Migration (CReAM) is an independent and interdisciplinary research centre located in the Department of Economics at University College London. CReAM aims at informing the public debate on migration in the UK and in Europe by providing new insight, helping to steer the current policy debate in a direction that is based on carefully researched evidence without partisan bias. CReAM contributes to the development of new theories and methodological advances in data analysis, ensuring the ability to contribute and inform on a wide range of issues of policy concern, and establishing a reputation for analysis that is accepted as open, transparent and reliable. Research conducted within the Centre is both theoretical and empirical. Although emphasis is on quantitative research, CReAM explores new and interdisciplinary approaches in the analysis of the migration cycle. CReAM forms strategic links with other research centres on migration in the UK, as well as internationally. CReAM fosters international and collaborative research through links with prominent and reputed researchers inside and outside the UK. CReAM’s research is distributed to international lists focused on Labour Economics. CReAM contributes significantly to the public and policy debate on migration and labour economics in the UK and beyond. 

CReAM                         Events

CReAM - Seminar in Applied Economics

CReAM and the Department of Economics at UCL are organising the new CReAM - Seminar in Applied Economics. This will run on the 2017/2018 academic year on Mondays 4:00-5:30 and is jointly organised by Christian Dustmann, Imran Rasul, Hyejin Ku and Marcos Vera Hernandez.

CReAM - Seminar in Applied Economics Series
Kjell Salvanes (NHH)

Breaking the Links: Natural Resource Booms and Intergenerational Mobility

CReAM Brown Bag Seminars Ragnhild Camilla Schreiner (CReAM, UCL)

The intergenerational transmission of welfare dependency (joint with Monique De Haan)

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