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

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Email: F.Fabbri@uea.ac.uk

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Francesca Fabbri

 

Francesca Fabbri is Economist in Infrastructure UK, HM Treasury since September 2015. Before then she was Principal Analyst at the Implementation Unit of the UK Cabinet Office. Before she joined the British Civil Service, Francesca worked as assistant professor at the Department of Economics at the University of Munich and as Senior Lecturer at the University of East Anglia London.

 

She received her PhD in Economics in 2004 from University College London. Her thesis is on "Immigrants' Performance, Welfare and Reception: An Economic Analysis for the UK". Her main research interest is in applied labor economics, focusing on immigration, education, labor demand, and personnel economics.
While working on her PhD, she participated in research for the British Home Office on the labor market performance of immigrants and the impact of migration on local labor markets in the UK. She has published in the Economic Journal and the Journal of the European Economic Association.