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Brexit and the UK labour market


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.


Barbara Petrongolo

4 October 2016     Paper Number CEPCP478

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This CentrePiece article is published under the centre's Labour markets programme.