Post-Brexit Immigration Cut ‘Wouldn’t Boost Living Standards’

A reduction in immigration into the U.K. if the country votes to leave the European Union next month wouldn’t lead to any improvement in living standards for those born in Britain, according to research from the London School of Economics.

“Cuts in EU immigration would not offset the big fall in U.K. living standards caused by the reduction in trade and investment that would result from Brexit,” the LSE’s Centre for Economic Performance said in a report released Wednesday.

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