Immigration in the UK: Numbers, Impacts and Policy Debates. Martin Ruhs University of Oxford m [email protected] This talk. UK Immigration policies since early 2000s: opening and closing Numbers: what difference did EU enlargement make? Impacts of EU migration: what do we know?
(but still less than a fifth of all inflows)
EU8 nationals are, on average, better educated than UK-born workers, but most EU8 are in LS jobs
always tension between “protecting” and “globalising” national labour markets; effectiveness of resident labour market test?