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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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Simonetta Longhi

 

Simonetta Longhi is Associate Professor at the Department of Economics of the University of Reading. Before that she worked at the Institute for Social and Economic Research (ISER) of the University of Essex. She received her PhD from the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (The Netherlands) in 2005; since 2005 she is also Research Fellow of IZA, the German Institute for the Study of Labor.

Her current research interests include the determinants and impacts of internal and international migration; wage disparities across individuals and across regions; job search behaviour and occupational change.

Simonetta Longhi joined CReAM as an external fellow in December 2011.