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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: Gil.Epstein@biu.ac.il

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Gil S. Epstein

Gil S. Epstein completed his doctorate in Economics and Statistics at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel in 1994. After completing his doctorate, Gil spent two and a half years at the University of Pennsylvania.

Since 1996 he is a member of the Department of Economics at Bar-Ilan University, Israel. Gil is currently an Associate Editor of the Journal of Population Economics. In addition, he is a Research Fellow in IZA and in CReAM.

Gil has published in Journals such as European Economic Review, Management Science, Journal of Population Economics,Social Choice and Welfare and Journal of Public Economics. His current research interests include issues in Migration, Political Economy, Public Choice and Public Policy.

Gil Epstein joined CReAM as an external fellow in March 2006.