The impacts of migrants and migration into Scotland

Aims to summarise and evaluate the recent literature on the impacts of migrants and migration into Scotland.


Thanks are due to many people for their input and advice. In particular:

  • Christina Boswell, Professor of Politics at the University of Edinburgh, for peer reviewing the report and for her support and encouragement.
  • Dr Emilia Skrzypek, Strategic Analysis Team, for her work on the literature search and contribution to the report.
  • Researchers at the Glasgow Refugee, Asylum and Migration Network ( GRAMNet) for their original work on the literature review.

For enquiries about this publication, please contact: Angela Hallam, Strategic Analysis Team, Office of the Chief Statistician and Strategic Analysis, Scottish Government. Telephone: 0131 244 3786; email:


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