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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: ghazala.azmat@sciencespo.fr

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Ghazala Azmat

Ghazala Azmat is a Professor of Economics at Sciences Po and a Research Associate at the Centre for Economic Performance (CEP) at the London School of Economics. She is a research fellow of IZA and CESifo and a research associate of the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR). She has previously held positions at University Pompeu Fabra and Queen Mary University of London. Her main area of interest is in applied microeconomics. In particular, on issues relating to competition, incentives and organizational structure, as well as on topics in labour, education and public economics.

Ghazala joined CReAM as an external research fellow in October 2016.