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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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Hoyt Bleakley

Hoyt Bleakley is an Associate Professor of Economics at the University of Michigan, Graduate School of Business. His research focuses on the childhood determinants of adult productivity. Recent work considers the role of English-language skill in the assimilation of childhood immigrants to the United States. He obtained his Ph.D. in Economics from MIT. He has also been a Research Associate at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, an NICHD Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Chicago, and an Assistant Professor at the University of California at San Diego.

Hoyt Bleakley joined CReAM as an external fellow in March 2007.