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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: Delia.Furtado@uconn.edu

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Delia Furtado

Delia Furtado completed her Ph.D. in Economics at Brown University in 2005. Interested in the ways in which social interactions affect behaviors, she studies topics that range from the causes and consequences of immigrant intermarriage to the role of culture in explaining divorce rates. She has also examined how low-skilled immigration impacts fertility and labor supply decisions of high skilled natives and the mechanisms through which residential segregation affect labor market outcomes of blacks. Her most recent work focuses on the role of networks in explaining disability insurance take-up among immigrants.

Delia Furtado joined CReAM as an external fellow in April 2012.