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The Criminal Behaviour of Young Fathers

CReAM Research by Christian Dustmann and  Rasmus Landersø, finds that  very young fathers who have their first child while they are still teenagers subsequently commit less crime if the child is a boy than if it is a girl. This  then has a spill over effect on other young men of a similar age living in the same neighbourhoods as the young father. The research was covered on the British press.

Press Release

Discussion Paper


The Telegraph

The Times



"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.


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).


Media Coverage

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Newspapers 2006

Handelsblatt October 02, 2006

"Education for all – following the Finnish example" by Norbert Haering – article referring to research by Christian Dustmann on "Parental background, secondary school track choice, and wages"

The Sunday Times August 27, 2006

How Many Others Can We Squeeze In?, CReAM Director Prof Christian Dustmann interviewed by Steven Swinford about the Home Office report on Migration from new EU Accesion Countries.

Financial Times July 13, 2006

Truck business testament to growth in east European workers, By Scheherazade Daneshkhu, CReAM Director Prof Christian Dustmann expresses his view on why East Migrant Workers come to Britain.

La Tribune June 30, 2006

Les Indiens, champions de l'integration, by Eric Albert, covering C. Dustmann anf F. Fabbri's article "Immigrants in the British Labour Market"

La Repubblica June 19, 2006

Illegal immigrants are more educated than Italians, covering Tommaso Frattini and Carlo Devillanova's article on "Undocumented Immigrants in Milan: Evidence from Naga Records". The same article appeared in several Italian newspapers, among others Il Sole 24 Ore, La Stampa, Il Giornale.