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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: olof.aslund@ifau.uu.se

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Olof ├ůslund

Olof Åslund is Director-General at IFAU and Professor at Uppsala University, where he received his PhD in 2001. He has also served as a research director at the Swedish Center for Business and Policy Studies.

His research interests include international migration and the labor markets of minorities, social networks, discrimination, and labor market policies. His work has been published in journals such as the Quarterly Journal of Economics, the Economic Journal, and the Journal of Human Resources.

Olof Åslund joined CReAM as an external fellow in January 2009.