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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.


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).


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)



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)


CReAM seminar

CReAM - Seminar in Applied Economics Series
Swati Dhingra (LSE) 

'Piggy-Back Exporting, Intermediation, and Gains from Trade to Small Farmers in Developing Economies'

Event date: Monday 13th November 2017
Time: 4:00-5:30 Place: Riccardo LT, Drayton House Speaker Room: 112

When the world price of a crop increases, how do the incomes of the crop’s farmers in a developing country change? This paper investigates the distributional gains stemming from changes in agricultural world prices. Agricultural markets in developing countries are often characterized by the presence of a large number of small farmers who sell their produce to one or few big companies with significant monopsony or oligopsony power. We develop a flexible theoretical framework that captures this market structure and allows us to examine the impact of international trade on the incomes of farmers, agribusiness and traders in developing countries. The model highlights the conditions under which small farmers benefit (or lose) from increases in the world price of their crops. Using household-level panel data from Kenya, we empirically study the magnitude of the trickle-down effect of world price changes on the incomes of farmers. Farmers benefit from quality spillovers when selling through agribusinesses, but when obal crop prices increase, on average, their income increases 30 percent less if they sell through agribusinesses rather than small traders. The model helps inform the debate over land and market reforms recently implemented or planned by several developing countries.