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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.

External Research Fellow

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Email: kimby@snu.ac.kr

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Byung-Yeon Kim

Byung-Yeon Kim is Professor at Seoul National University (SNU), South Korea, and Director of World Class University Project in Department of Economics at SNU. He had previously taught at Essex University and Sogang University before he joined SNU in 2006. His research interests include transition and development economics, North Korean economy, and former socialist economies. His work has been published in journals such as Journal of Comparative Economics, Journal of Economic History and the British Journal of Political Science.

Byung-Yeon Kim joined CReAM as an external fellow in February 2013.