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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: julia.bredtmann@rwi-essen.de

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Julia Bredtmann

Julia Bredtmann is a researcher at RWI in Essen, where she is heading the research group “Migration and Integration”. She received her PhD in Economics from the Ruhr University Bochum in 2013. Before joining RWI, she was a teaching fellow at Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand, and a visiting scholar at Aarhus University, Denmark. Julia is also a research affiliate at the Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA). Her research interests cover labour economics, economics of migration, and economics of education.

Julia Bredtmann joined CReAM as an external research fellow in October 2016.