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Freedom of Movement

BBC News - Talking Business

Professor Christian Dustmann discussing the future of freedom of movement on the BBC News Talking Business panel (1st October 2016).


BBC World News Talking Business

Professor Christian Dustmann discussing the future of freedom of movement on the BBC News Talking Business panel (30th September 2016). 


Migration Flows

Swiss Radio

Professor Christian Dustmann discussing refugee migration in the EU on Swiss Radio (10th October 2016)



Professor Christian Dustmann's interview on EU refugee migration on SFR (10th October 2016)



Professor Christian Dustmann on the German SWR2 discussing refugee flows in Europe (30th September 2016)



TGR Rai following CReAM's 3rd Workshop on Topics in Labor Economics and Professor Christian Dustmann and keynote speaker Professor Henry Farber addressing immigration (3rd September 2016)



Professor Dustmann on CNBC's Squawk Box discussing refugee migration flows into Germany and Europe over the past year (24th August 2016)



Deutsche Welle

Professor Christian Dustmann discussing Brexit on Deutsche Welle (26th June 2016)


The Conversation

Ian Preston on a podcast from The Conversation, on the referendum on Britain's EU membership (8th June 2016)


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' (27th May 2016)



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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

DPThe effects of international migration on native workers’ unionisation in Austria (José-Ignacio Antón, René Böheim and Rudolf Winter-Ebmer)

DPImmigrants and Legal Status: Do Personal Contacts Matter? (Simone Cremaschi and Carlo Devillanova)

DPTemporary Foreign Workers and Firms: Theory and Canadian Evidence (Pierre Brochu, Till Gross and Christopher Worswick)


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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