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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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TV and Radio 2018

Brexit: Facts vs Fear, with Stephen Fry November 30, 2018

Pindex's video on 'Brexit: Facts vs Fear' quotes figures from Christian Dustmann and Tommaso Frattini's paper 'The Fiscal Effects of Immigration to the UK'.

BBC Three Counties November 20, 2018

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

BBC Radio 4 August 24, 2018

Professor Dustmann on the BBC Radio 4 progrmme Brexit: A Love Story? discussing the 2003 report on EU accession.

BBC World Service June 22, 2018

Christian Dustmann comments on the current European debate on the refugee crisis and migration quotas

BBC 2 February 15, 2018

CReAM research featured in BBC satire - 34% figure comes from here. For full paper look here 

BBC Three Counties February 05, 2018

Christian Dustmann on BBC Three Counties discussing the likely effects of Brexit on the UK's farming industry.

BBC World Service - My Perfect Country January 24, 2018

Christian Dustmann discusses the achievements and shortcomings of Germany’s refugee integration policy on the BBC World Service Programme My Perfect Country: Germany.