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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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Clément Malgouyres

Clément is a PhD candidate in economics at the European University Institute.

His main research fields are labor and international economics. He is interested in the impact of rising imports competiton on local labor markets as well as voting behavior in France. He is also working on the role of social interactions in shaping labor market outcomes.

Clément is visiting CReAM from September 2014 to December 2014.



Alzbeta Mullerova

Alzbeta is a PhD candidate and teaching assistant at the University of Paris Ouest. Her main research interests are Labour Economics and Public Policy Evaluation, applied to Central and Eastern Europe.

Alzbeta is visiting CReAM, from September to December 2014.



Olof Rosenqvist

Olof's main research field is labor economics. He is interested in the importance of networks in the labor market (e.g. family networks and coworker networks) and is also doing research on employer strategies when recruiting to key positions. In addition, he is currenty working on a project where he investigates the mechanisms behind the observed positive correlation between educational attainment and political participation.

Olof is visiting CReAM from September 2014 until March 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.