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NAS Report

The Economic and Fiscal Consequences of Immigration

Professor Dustmann is one of the coauthors of the National Academies of Science (NAS) report The Economic and Fiscal Consequences of Immigration that was published on the 22nd September 2016.


Migration Flows


Professor Dustmann on CNBC's Squawk Box discussing refugee migration flows into Germany and Europe over the past year.



TGR Rai following CReAM's 3rd Workshop on Topics in Labor Economics and Professor Christian Dustmann and keynote speaker Professor Henry Farber addressing immigration.


BBC World Service

Professor Christian Dustmann addressing Germany Migration on 28th August 2016.



Deutsche Welle

Professor Christian Dustmann discussing Brexit on Deutsche Welle.


BBC Newsnight

Professor Christian Dustmann addressing immigration effects on wages and jobs on the BBC programme Newsnight. 


Channel 4 FactCheck

Channel 4 FactCheck quoting Dustmann, Frattini and Preston's 'The Effect of Immigration Along the Distribution of Wages' and Dustmann and Frattini's 'The Fiscal Effects of Immigration to the UK' on 'FactCheck: everything you need to know about EU immigration'.


The Conversation

Ian Preston on a podcast from The Conversation, on the referendum on Britain's EU membership.


Migration Crisis

BBC Radio 4

Professor Christian Dustmann on BBC Radio 4 discussing the Macedonia-Greece 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)



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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

DPImmigration and the UK: Reflections After Brexit ( Marco Alfano, Christian Dustmann and Tommaso Frattini)


DPReversal of Migration Flows: A Fresh Look at the German Reunification (Volker Grossmann, Andreas Schäfer, Thomas Steger and Benjamin Fuchs)


DPImmigrant Crime and Legal Status: Evidence from Repeated Amnesty Programs (Francesco Fasani)

CReAM                         Blog

Latest migration figures make no economic case for Brexit

Professor Ian Preston's piece on the latest migration figures.

A confident UK has nothing to fear from free movement of labour

Professor Ian Preston's piece on the free movement of labour.

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. 


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