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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: i.preston@ucl.ac.uk

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Ian Preston

Ian Preston is Professor in the Department of Economics at University College London. He received his D.Phil in Economics from Nuffield College, Oxford in 1989. He is a Research Fellow of the Institute for Fiscal Studies. He has been the Editor of the Economic Journal Conference Volume and the Editor of Fiscal Studies.

His main research interests are in applied microeconomics, particularly consumer demand, consumption and savings, income distribution, taxation, public spending and child costs. His interests in the economics of migration concern especially the impact on receiving countries and the nature of attitudes towards immigrants.