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Migration Crisis

BBC Radio 4

Professor Dustmann on BBC Radio 4 Saturday PM discussing the demonstrations in Cologne and the migrant crisis. 


Deutsche Welle

Professor Christian Dustmann on Deutsche Welle's Wirtschaft programme discussing the current refugee crisis in Europe (16th October 2015)


Deutsche Welle

Professor Christian Dustmann on Deutsche Welle's English Channel discussing the integration of Syrian migrants into the job market (16th October 2015)


Sveringes Radio

Professor Christian Dustmann on Sveringes Radio on migrants' integration into the labor market.


CReAM Events

Workshop on Immigration

CReAM and SciencesPo organise a Workshop on Immigration on the 22nd January 2016 in Paris

Professor Ian Preston's presentation at the Workshop on Economic and Social Influences on Attitudes to Refugees in Europe can be found here.



UK Population Forecast

BBC News Channel

Professor Christian Dustmann discussing the UK Population Forecast on the BBC News Channel (29th October 2015)


BBC News At One

Professor Christian Dustmann commenting on the UK Population Projections on the BBC News at One programme (29th October 2015)


UK Migration

BBC News at Six and BBC News at Ten

Professor Christian Dustmann commenting on European migration to the UK (10th November 2015)


ITV News At Ten

Professor Christian Dustmann commenting on DWP figures on welfare claims of European migrants in the UK(10th November 2015)



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CReAM is an independent and interdisciplinary research centre located in the Department of Economics at University College London. CReAM's research focuses on the causes, patterns and consequences of international population mobility and movements affecting UK, Europe and associated global processes. 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.

Discussion Papers

DPInformation and Crime Perceptions: Evidence from a Natural Experiment (Nicola Mastrorocco and Luigi Minale)  


DP International Migration of Couples (Martin Junge, Martin D. Munk and Panu Poutvaara)


DPPopulation, Migration, Ageing and Health: A Survey (Christian Dustmann, Giovanni Facchini and Cora Signorotto)



CReAM                         Blog

Fact Check: is there zero economic benefit from high immigration?

Professor Ian Preston's article on the economic effects of high migration in the UK.

UCL European Institute

Professor Ian Preston's article on the UCL European Institute's website on Free Movement, Refugees and Economic Migrants. 

Why Theresa May is Wrong About Immigration

Professor Christian Dustmann and Professor Ian Preston's piece on 'Why Teresa May is Wrong about Immigration'.

What do we know about immigration?

CReAM's briefing note on the UK's discussion about immigration.

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