Dawn or Doom: The effects of Brexit on immigration, wages and employment

IZA World of Labor Brexit Debate

Dawn or Doom: The effects of a Brexit on immigration, wages and employment – a panel discussion with economist Jonathan Portes (National Institute of Economic and Social Research), Conservative politician Geoffrey Van Orden (Member of the European Parliament), Professor L. Alan Winters (Sussex University and IZA) and Allie Renison.

Three days before the referendum on a Brexit IZA World of Labor and the Bloomsbury Institute are bringing together a high-profile panel to discuss the effects a possible Brexit might have on the UK labour market and EU immigration.

When it comes to evaluating the repercussions of Britain leaving the EU, claims are being made with vehemence; some are calling it “disastrous,” whilst others state that it will result in a “booming Britain”.  But, as so often the case, the answer is neither black nor white, and the issues are far more complex. To help demystify the implications of Brexit, particularly from a labour market perspective, IZA World of Labor is gathering a panel of experts to give us their views on this difficult question—in or out— before the nation goes to vote.

When: Monday, 20 June 2016 from 18:30 to 21:00 (BST)! The discussion will be followed by a drinks reception from 19.30 - 20.30.

Where: Bloomsbury Institute - 50 Bedford Square, London, WC1B, United Kingdom

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