Baby bust and baby boom: Examining the liberal case for pronatalism
This briefing paper considers the liberal case for explicitly ‘pronatalist’ policies that aim to increase the birth rate in the UK.
|Published:||20 September 2021|
|Author(s):||Scott Corfe, Aveek Bhattacharya|
Back to the Future
This paper by SMF's Migration Researcher Jonathan Thomas, looks at lessons from recent history to illuminate the potential consequences of the UK Government’s proposed future immigration system in the UK. It draws four key lessons for UK policymakers today
|Published:||16 May 2019|
All Immigration is Local
The prevailing wisdom is that local pressures due to immigration could be better addressed by a larger and better publicised Controlling Migration Fund. Is this really the case, and what might the alternatives be?
|Published:||22 January 2019|
Recommendations from SMF Report: All immigration is local
Recommendations from SMF report: All Immigration is Local by Jonathan Thomas
|Published:||09 January 2019|
Austerity, Immigration or Globalisation: Was Brexit predictable?
The UK vote to leave the European Union is widely seen as a watershed moment in UK history and European integration. Why did some areas vote to leave the EU, and others to remain? What lessons can be drawn from the referendum other than the result itself?
|Published:||27 November 2018|
|Author:||Social Market Foundation|
Social Market Foundation: Immigration briefing
For many politicians, the British electorate’s hostility to immigration at its current level and in its current form is taken as a given, a simple unchangeable fact. The assumption that...
|Published:||05 June 2017|
Show and tell: Sharing the benefits of skilled immigration
In this paper the SMF calls for the government’s new Immigration Skills Charge to be used to fund an expanded Controlling Migration Fund.
|Published:||06 April 2017|