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Disadvantaged boys benefit most from early school years

Research by Christian Dustmann and Thomas Cornelissen finds that boys from disadvantaged backgrounds benefit most from early schooling, helping to narrow the skills gap (60-80%) with boys from high socio-economic backgrounds.

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Housing costs have exacerbated income equality in Germany

CReAM Research by Christian Dustmann and co-authors finds that changes in housing expenditures dramatically exacerbated the rise in income inequality in Germany since the mid-1990s. The research was covered on the German press.

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Immigrant and disadvantaged children benefit most from early childcare

Attending universal childcare from age three significantly improves the school readiness of children from immigrant and disadvantaged family backgrounds.

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Brexit

BBC Three Counties

Christian Dustmann discussing Theresa May's comments on EU workers 'jumping the queue' on BBC Three Counties.

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CReAM - Seminar in Applied Economics

Research Grants

The CReAM team has been very successful applying for funding and is proud to announce that Uta Schönberg has been awarded the prestigious Philip Leverhulme Prize, and grants from the German Research Foundation (DFG) and NORFACE. Moreover, Christian Dustmann has been awarded a German Research Foundation (DFG) grant, Sebastian Otten a German Research Foundation (DFG) Postdoctoral Research Fellowship, Mimosa Distefano a Fondazione Einaudi Scholarship for her PhD studies and Barbara Treude a PhD Scholarship from Evangelisches Studienwerk Villigst.

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