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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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BBC Three Counties

Christian Dustmann discussing Theresa May's comments on EU workers 'jumping the queue' on BBC Three Counties.

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Barbara Boelmann

Barbara Boelmann has been a PhD student at the Department of Economics at UCL since 2014. She received her BA in Economics and Chinese Studies in 2012 and her MSc in Economics in 2014, both from the Ruhr-University Bochum, Germany. Since 2012, she has also been a research assistant at the RWI Essen, Germany.

Her main research interests are labour economics, migration economics and applied microeconometrics.

Barbara joined CReAM in September 2015.