The Impact of Immigration on the British Labour Market

@article{Dustmann2005TheIO,
  title={The Impact of Immigration on the British Labour Market},
  author={Christian Dustmann and Francesca Fabbri and Ian Preston},
  journal={Wiley-Blackwell: Economic Journal},
  year={2005}
}
Using data from the British Labour Force Survey this article provides an empirical investigation of the way immigration affects labour market outcomes of native born workers in Britain, set beside a theoretical discussion of the underlying economic mechanisms. We discuss problems arising in empirical estimation, and how to address them. We show that the overall skill distribution of immigrants is remarkably similar to that of the native born workforce. We find no strong evidence that… Expand
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