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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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Erwin Tiongson

Erwin R. Tiongson is a Senior Economist in the World Bank's Europe and Central Asia (ECA) regional unit, where he currently works on issues related to enterprise activity, labor markets, and migration. He is also a member of ECA’s Migration and Remittances Peer-Assisted Learning (MIRPAL) network, an international forum for discussing migration policies and practice. In 2010, he organized a Global Economic Symposium session on portable unemployment insurance for migrant workers. He recently served as Associate Professor at the Asian Institute of Management (AIM) while on leave from the World Bank. He is lead author of The Crisis Hits Home: Stress Testing Households in Europe and Central Asia (Washington: World Bank, 2010) and has published articles in the International Migration Review, Oxford Development Studies, Review of Development Economics, Economics of Education Review, and other academic journals. He is a Research Fellow of Das Institut zur Zukunft der Arbeit (IZA) (Institute for the Study of Labor) in Bonn, Germany. He holds a Ph.D. in Economics from The George Washington University.

Erwin Tiongson joined CReAM as an external fellow in February 2012.