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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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Email: frederic.docquier@uclouvain.be

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Frédéric Docquier

Frédéric Docquier is Research Associate at the National Fund for Economic Research and Professor of Economics at the Catholic University of Louvain (Belgium). He is also Consultant for the World Bank, Economic Advisor at the Regional Government of Wallonia and member of IZA, the German Institute for the Study of Labor. He analyzes the interactions between population changes and economic growth. Most of his recent publications are on the implications of skilled migration for developing countries. He has built several data sets on international migration and published articles in many leading journals such as Journal of Economic Theory, Economic Journal and Journal of Development Economics.

Frédéric Docquier joined CReAM as an external fellow in February 2007.