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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: rudolf.winterebmer@jku.at

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Rudolf Winter-Ebmer

Rudolf Winter-Ebmer is Professor for labor economics at the Johannes Kepler University of Linz, Austria and Research Professor at the Institute for Advanced Studies (IHS) in Vienna. He is also affiliated with the Centre for Economic Policy Research in London and the Institute for the Future of Labor (IZA) in Bonn. His research interest is applied labor economics, in particular issues of immigration, ageing, wage determination, unemployment, discrimination and education economics. Since 2002 he is the Austrian country team leader for the “Survey on Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe” (SHARE). Since 2008 he is the coordinator of the National Research Network “The Austrian Center for Labor Economics and the Analysis of the Welfare State”, which is bundling labor economics research in Austria. Since 2009 member of the German Academy of Sciences (Leopoldina).

Rudolf joined CReAM as a Research Fellow in May 2014.