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Migration: Economic Change, Social Challenge


Christian Dustmann's edited book 'Migration: Economic Change, Social Challenge' was published by Oxford University Press. The book's contributors are: Jack Citrin, Sarit Cohen Goldner, Christian Dustmann, Zvi Eckstein, Paul Frijters, Robert G. Gregory, Guillermina Jasso, Douglas S. Massey, David McKenzie, Xin Meng, Alexandro Portes, Mark R. Rosenzweig, Erik Vickstrom and Yoram Weiss

UK Election

Manifesto Check

Professor Ian Preston analyses the content of several party manifestos in terms of immigration policy:

Liberal Democrats

Labour Party

Plaid Cymru

Final Grand Manifesto Check

The Migration Conversation

What do we know about migration?

CReAM has compiled a fact sheet to inform the UK's national debate on migration. Download

Prof Ian Preston talks on BBC Radio Northampton about the facts on immigration. Listen

Prof Ian Preston talks together with Giovanni Peri and David Card on the Economic Impact of Immigration on audioBoom. Listen

Immigration - an evidence-based debate

A meeting held on Tuesday 21 April 2015 at the Royal Statistical Society organised by Conversation UK and the Royal Statistical Society. Listen


Prof Ian Preston on Sky News discussing immigration policy:


UBS Economic Forum- 21.04.2015

Christian Dustmann's keynote speech on the Human Capital as a Central Economic Factor.


Christian Dustmann and Mauro Dell'Ambrogio on the final discussion of the forum.


Current and upcoming CReAM Visitors

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Sebastian Otten

Sebastian is a Postdoc in Economics at the Ruhr University Bochum (RUB) and also a Research Affiliate at the Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI Essen). He received his Ph.D. in Economics from the Ruhr University Bochum in 2014. Sebastian’s main areas of interests revolve around the empirical analysis of issues related to labor, migration, and cultural economics.

Sebastian is visiting CReAM from July to December 2015.



Krista Riukula

Krista is a PhD candidate in economics at Aalto University.

Her current areas of interests are empirical labour economics and applied microeconomics with focus on topics such as health outcomes of policy changes. In her current project she studies the effect of smoking bans on birth outcomes. She is also working with a project examining the effect of parental job loss on children’s health and cognitive and non-cognitive skills over the life cycle. In addition, she is interested in the gender differences in risk uncertainty and the resulting differences in outcomes in the labour market.

Krista is visiting CReAM from January until December 2015.


Ragnhild Camilla Schreiner

Ragnhild is a PhD student at the University of Oslo and the Frisch Centre. Her research field is labor economics and her main interest is how welfare systems affect worker behavior. She is currently working on a project about the intergenerational transfer of benefit dependency and another project about group interactions and absence behavior.

Ragnhild is visiting CReAM from January to December 2015.



Avi Tillman

Avi is a visting Post-Doc and the purpose of hisvisit is to research the influence of the Immigrants from the former USSR on the marriage market in Israel with recent data. In addition, compare it to immigrants from the former USSR to Germany, comparing the situation in Denmark to the situation in Germany and to investigate the impact on the marriage market in England.