The Economics Section organised the following event at the 2016 British Science Festival:

UK migration: separating fact and fiction
Migration is a contentious issue in the UK, with strong opinions and emotive arguments on both sides of the debate. Audience members uncovered the facts with economists Christian Dustmann and Tommaso Frattini, who have been working this important subject for decades. They discussed the key issues and what research has to say about them.

President 2016: Professor Christian Dustmann, University College London
President 2015: Professor David Miles, Imperial College London and Bank of England
President 2014: Professor John Vanreenan, London School of Economics

Recorder: Professor David Dickinson, University of Birmingham