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Handelsblatt Economists Ranking

CReAM's Director, Christian Dustmann is ranked #1 on the new Handelsblatt Economists Ranking. The ranking considers more than 3,000 research-intensive economists from German-speaking countries and German-speaking economists abroad.

European Research Council (ERC) Awards

CReAM's Director, Christian Dustmann has been awarded an ERC Advanced grant on The Migration Challenge: Labour Markets, Policy Reforms, and Social Cohesion.

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CReAM's Deputy Director, Uta Schönberg has been awarded an ERC Consolidator grant on Wage Inequality.

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Cutting refugees’ benefits results in more crime and less education

Reducing welfare benefits for refugees and immigrants is largely ineffective for increasing employment and promoting integration, and instead leads to poverty, ‘survival crime’ and less schooling, according to a new study from CReAM's Christian Dustmann and co-authors from the Rockwool Foundation.

This research received very high media attention in Denmark and has resulted in a public hearing (26.03.2019) and a presentation in the Danish Parliament.

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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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BBC Three Counties

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

External Research Fellow

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Email: mariola.pytlikova@cerge-ei.cz

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Mariola Pytlikova

Dr. Mariola Pytliková is a senior researcher at the VSB Technical University Ostrava. Previously she worked as a lecturer at CERGE-EI, as a senior researcher at the Danish Institute of Governmental Research (KORA), and as an assistant professor and postdoctoral researcher at ASB, Aarhus University. She received her PhD in Economics from ASB, Aarhus University in 2006. In the past she has hold visiting stays at Princeton University, University of Illinois at Chicago, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia and Universitat Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona.

Mariola’s research interests are in the field of labour economics and industrial relations, in particular topics dealing with causes and consequences of international migration and ethnic labor diversity, wage structures and labour market dynamics, gender differentials on the labour market, and income inequality. She has published in outlets such as the Economic Journal, the European Economic Review, Journal of Population Economics, the Economics of Transition and Labour.

Mariola Pytlikova joined CReAM as an external fellow in January 2012