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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: Alice.Mesnard.1@city.ac.uk

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Alice Mesnard

Alice Mesnard is an Associate Professor (Reader) in the Department of Economics at City University London. She specializes in development economics, policy evaluation and applied microeconomics with a particular focus on issues of migration. In 1999 she received her PhD in Economics from the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, Paris. Previously she has worked as an Assistant then Visiting Professor at the Toulouse School of Economics and a Senior Economist at the Institute for Fiscal Studies.

Alice Mesnard joined CReAM as an external fellow in June 2013.