Christian Dustmann is Professor of Economics at University College London (UCL) and the founding Director of the Centre for Research and Analysis of Migration (CReAM). He was President of the Asian and Australasian Society of Labour Economics (AASLE) (2017-2021) which he helped founding. He has been President of the European Association of Labour Economists (EALE) and the European Society for Population Economics (ESPE). Professor Dustmann is an elected Fellow of the British Academy (FBA), the German National Academy of Sciences (Leopoldina), the Academy of Europe (Academia Europaea), the Econometric Society, and the Society of Labor Economists (SOLE). In 2020 he was awarded the 2020 Carl-Friedrich-von-Weizsäcker-Prize by the German National Academy of Sciences.
Professor Dustmann is a highly respected scientist and leading labour economist working in areas such as migration, the economics of education, the economics of crime, social networks, technology, income mobility, wage dynamics and inequality. He held visiting professor positions at Berkeley, Harvard, Princeton, Stanford, and Yale. Professor Dustmann’s work has appeared in leading academic journals and he was ranked #1 in the 2019 ranking of the German Economic Association among research-intensive economists from German-speaking countries and German-speaking economists abroad. He regularly advises government bodies, international organizations, and the media on current policy issues.
Jerome Adda, Christian Dustmann and Simon Gorlach (2022), “The Dynamics of Return Migration, Human Capital Accumulation, and Wage Assimilation”, forthcoming at Review of Economic Studies
Jacob Nielsen Arendt, Christian Dustmann and Hyejin Ku (2021), “Permanent Residency and Refugee Immigrants’ Skill Investment”, CReAM DP 10/21
Courtney Brell, Christian Dustmann and Ian Preston (2020), “The Labor Market Integration of Refugee Migrants in High-Income Countries”, Journal of Economic Perspectives, 34
Jacob Nielsen Arendt, Christian Dustmann and Hyejin Ku (2022), Refugee Migration and the Labor Market: Lessons from 40 Years of Post-arrival Policies in Denmark, CReAM DP 09/22
Christian Dustmann, Kristine Vasiljeva and Anna Piil Damm (2019), Refugee Migration and Electoral Outcomes , Review of Economic Studies, Vol 86, 5, pp. 2035–2091
Christian Dustmann, Francesco Fasani, Tommaso Frattini, Luigi Minale, and Uta Schoenberg (2017) On the Economics and Politics of Refugee Migration, Economic Policy, 32(91), 497-550