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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).


External Research Fellow

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The Rt Hon Charles Clarke

Charles Clarke is Visiting Professor in Economics and Migration at University College London and a fellow at CReAM since 2012.

As Home Secretary from 2004-06 he had direct responsibility for Migration, including the February 2005 White Paper, “Controlling our Borders: Making Migration Work for Britain” (Cm 6472).

Charles currently has a range of activities in the field of international education, including work with Open University, Infinitas Learning, INTO University Partnerships and the Alexandria Trust. He gives papers at various international education events and seeks to promote educational development internationally.

Appointments: Since 2011, Charles has been a member of the Transatlantic Council on Migration, which is a project of the Migration Policy Institute. He is a member of the International Advisory Board of the Schengen White List Project, which is run by the European Stability Initiative. He is also a Council member of the European Council for Foreign Relations and a member of the Steering Group of the Apeldoorn Conference which stimulates dialogue between the UK and Holland.

Other academic appointments include Visiting Professor in Politics at the University of East Anglia and Visiting Professor in Politics and Faith at the University of Lancaster, as well as other occasional academic lectures and events.

Career: Charles Clarke read mathematics and economics at Kings College Cambridge. He was President of the National Union of Students from 1975-77.

From 1978-80 he worked on urban regeneration in Hackney and was then elected Labour councillor there.

From 1980-1992 he worked for Neil Kinnock MP as his political adviser and then Chief of Staff after he became Labour Party Leader.

After election to Parliament as Labour MP for Norwich South in May 1997 he was appointed to the Treasury Select Committee. In July 1998 he joined the government as Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for School Standards and then Minister of State at the Home Office.

In 2001 he joined the Cabinet as Labour Party Chair and Minister without Portfolio and then served as Secretary of State for Education and Skills and then Home Secretary.