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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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Patricia Cortes

Patricia Cortes studies unexplored but potentially key dimensions in which immigration affects sending and receiving countries, such as prices of goods and services, time use of women, and the well-being of the family left behind. She had studied immigration in several countries, including the US, Hong Kong, and the Philippines, and her work has been published in top journals, including the Journal of Political Economy. She has been an assistant professor of economics at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business since 2006, after she earned a PhD in economics from MIT. Cortes has also a bachelor's degree and a master's degree in economics, both from Universidad de los Andes in Colombia, where she is originally from. Cortes has also worked as a short-term consultant for the World Bank Research Department and an assistant researcher for the Inter-American Development Bank.

Patricia Cortes joined CReAM as an external fellow in May 2006.