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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: herbert.bruecker@iab.de

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Herbert Brücker

Herbert Brücker is Full Professor of economics at the University of Bamberg since 2008 and Head of the Department for International Comparisons and European Integration at the IAB since 2005. He completed a degree in sociology at the University of Frankfurt in 1986 and attained subsequently his doctorate in economics from the University of Frankfurt in 1994. In 2005 Herbert Brücker received his habilitation in economics from the University of Technology in Berlin. From 1988 to 2005 he held research positions at the University of Frankfurt, the German Development Institute (GDI) and the German Institute for Economic Research (DIW) in Berlin. Herbert Brücker was Visiting Professor at the Aarhus School of Business from 2004 to 2005. His research interests cover international migration, labour markets and European integration. His papers where published in Journals such as the European Economic Review, Economic Policy and Scandinavian Journal of Economics.

Herbert Brücker joined CReAM as an external fellow in November 2013.