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Emotion, not economics: the ‘Australian-style’ points system

Cardwell, P. J. ORCID: 0000-0002-7485-3474 & Da Lomba, S. (2020). Emotion, not economics: the ‘Australian-style’ points system. London School of Economics Brexit Blog.


The new ‘Australian-style’ points system for migration is a policy founded on emotion rather than economic reality, write Paul James Cardwell and Sylvie Da Lomba (University of Strathclyde). It will not simplify the immigration regime and will leave businesses struggling to fill shortages.

Publication Type: Other (UNSPECIFIED)
Additional Information: This blog post has been originally published by LSE:
Publisher Keywords: Migration; Points-based Migration; Brexit; UK immigration
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races
J Political Science > JV Colonies and colonization. Emigration and immigration. International migration
Departments: The City Law School > Academic Programmes
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