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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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Panu Poutvaara

Panu Poutvaara is professor of economics at the University of Munich and head of department at the Ifo Institute. He received his doctorate in 2002 from the University of Helsinki. Professor Poutvaara's main research interests are international migration, public economics and political economics. His work has been published in the Journal of Public Economics, Journal of Health Economics, Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, and Scandinavian Journal of Economics, among other journals. He heads the Ifo Center of Excellence for Migration and Integration Research (CEMIR), and participates in NORFACE-financed TEMPO project. He is managing editor of the CESifo Economic Studies, associate editor of the Finnish Economic Papers, CESifo Research Fellow and IZA Research Fellow.

His current main research questions include selection of emigrants from a rich welfare state in terms of observable and unobservable characteristics, attitudes towards the welfare state among emigrants who have left it, and family migration.

Panu Poutvaara joined CReAM as an external fellow in June 2013.