Book Launch: Migration and London’s Growth

On 15 December, LSE London launched the final report of our Migration Book CoverHEIF5 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, Universit√§t 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’.

How is London Being Transformed by Migration?

LondonConf_03.24.14 With the many shifts that have taken place over the past few years in the UK migration regime, the new net migration figures and the detail now about how and where migrants are living in London made available through the 2011 Census, this conference provided a timely opportunity to bring together current knowledge and research on the impact of migration Continue reading