Off EU Go? Brexit, the UK Labour Market and Immigration

  title={Off EU Go? Brexit, the UK Labour Market and Immigration},
  author={Jonathan Wadsworth},
  journal={Fiscal Studies},
  • J. Wadsworth
  • Published 1 December 2018
  • Economics
  • Fiscal Studies
Immigration remains a highly antagonistic issue and its purported effects in the labour market are still contestable. Against this background, the UK looks set to undertake a large overhaul of its immigration policy following the decision to leave the EU. To try to inform the debate, this study summarises the key patterns and changes in the UK labour market regarding immigration in the run-up to and the immediate aftermath of the Brexit vote. The paper then offers some ideas that could explain… 

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