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On 15 December, LSE London launched the final report of our HEIF5 project on Migration and the Transformation of London. The book is comprised of a collection of papers which explore the impact of migration on London’s economy and the lived experience of the city’s workers and residents. Three chapters additionally provide international perspective and discuss the impact of migration on Amsterdam, New York, and Switzerland.
The full text of the new book can be accessed here.
Contributors to the book include:
- Ben Kochan (Editor)
- Kerwin Datu
- Antoine Paccoud, LSE
- Ian Gordon, LSE
- Paresh Shah, London Higher
- Jonathan Beaverstock, University of Bristol
- Aymo Brunetti, Universität Bern
- Jonathan Portes, NIESR
- Robert C. Kloosterman, Universiteit van Amsterdam
- Christine Whitehead, LSE
- David Goodhart, DEMOS
- Shamit Saggar, University of Essex
- Tony Travers, LSE
- John Mollenkopf, CUNY
The book also draws on a report by Ian Gordon, Tony Travers and Christine Whitehead, ‘Alternative approaches to a living wage for London: a methodological review’.
This thought-provoking event was the culmination of a two-year knowledge exchange project looking at some of the major impacts that rapid in-migration from overseas has had on the London economy – and on the lived experience of workers and residents of London since the late 1980s. Continue reading
One of the concerns of our HEIF dissemination project has been with labour market effects, including both those on the supply of high-end skills, and on how the way recent migrants get employed at the bottom end of the London labour market impacts on all those reliant on jobs in this segment. The aim of this seminar was Continue reading