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"I was quite prepared... to use the cover of the statistician's analysis": Former home secretary David Blunkett and Prof Dustmann on the 2003 report on EU accession


BBC World Service - My Perfect Country

Christian Dustmann discusses the achievements and shortcomings of Germany’s refugee integration policy on the BBC World Service Programme My Perfect Country: Germany.


British Academy

Professor Christian Dustmann has been elected Fellow of the British Academy in recognition for his academic career and public engagement.



Professor Christian Dustmann ranked within the top 3 German speaking economists on the 2017 Handelsblatt ranking.


CEPR Report

Professor Dustmann and Dr Otten are coauthors in the first report in CEPR's Monitoring International Integration series, Europe's Trust Deficit: Causes and Remedies. They analyse the roots of the decline in trust in both national and European political institutions, as reflected in the rise of populist politics. 

Press Release

VoxEU article summarising the report

Audio interview with Christian Dustmann & Barry Eichengreen



BBC News

Professor Christian Dustmann discussing recent trends in foreign-born worker flows in and out of the UK on the BBC News at One.


BBC Three Counties

Christian Dustmann on BBC Three Counties discussing the likely effects of Brexit on the UK's farming industry.


The Conversation

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


Freedom of Movement

BBC World News

Professor Christian Dustmann discussing the ongoing migration crisis and the migration challenges the G20 Summit would need to address, on BBC World News (7th July 2017).


Sky News

Professor Christian Dustmann discussing the UK Population Figures on Sky News (22nd June 2017).


BBC News - Talking Business

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


Previous Research Fellow

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Francesca Fabbri


Francesca Fabbri is Economist in Infrastructure UK, HM Treasury since September 2015. Before then she was Principal Analyst at the Implementation Unit of the UK Cabinet Office. Before she joined the British Civil Service, Francesca worked as assistant professor at the Department of Economics at the University of Munich and as Senior Lecturer at the University of East Anglia London.


She received her PhD in Economics in 2004 from University College London. Her thesis is on "Immigrants' Performance, Welfare and Reception: An Economic Analysis for the UK". Her main research interest is in applied labor economics, focusing on immigration, education, labor demand, and personnel economics.
While working on her PhD, she participated in research for the British Home Office on the labor market performance of immigrants and the impact of migration on local labor markets in the UK. She has published in the Economic Journal and the Journal of the European Economic Association.