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

Cardwell, P. J. ORCID: 0000-0002-7485-3474 and Da Lomba, S. (2020). 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
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
Date available in CRO: 11 Nov 2021 11:35
Date deposited: 11 November 2021
Date of first online publication: 20 February 2020
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