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Does immigration harm the job prospects of the UK-born? Brexit and the UK labour market

October 2016
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Following the referendum vote to leave the European Union, the UK faces a trade-off between retaining access to the Single Market and restricting free movement of labour. Barbara Petrongolo considers the likely impact of tougher immigration controls on the wages and employment prospects of the UK-born and the current stock of immigrants. Membership of the European Union (EU) has direct […]