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The Migration Debate

Positive economic impact of UK immigration from the European Union: new evidence

New CReAM research shows that European immigrants to the UK have paid more in taxes than they received in benefits, helping to relieve the fiscal burden on UK-born workers and contributing to the financing of public services.

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Professor Christian Dustmann and Dr Tommaso Frattini discussing their research “The Fiscal Effects of Immigration to the UK”

 

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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.

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CReAM collaborates with the NORFACE Programme on Migration.

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Exports, agglomeration and workforce diversity: An empirical assessment of German stablishments (Stephan Brunow and Luise Grünwald)

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