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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: thomas.cornelissen@york.ac.uk

Tel:  +44 (0)19 0432 3799

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Thomas Cornelissen

Thomas was a Senior Research Officer (Postdoc) at CReAM from October 2008 to September 2015. Prior to joining CReAM he completed his doctoral degree in Economics at the Department of Economics and Business Administration at Leibniz Universität Hannover, Germany.

In September 2015 Thomas moved to the University of York, where he is now a Professor of Economics.

His main research interests are Applied Microeconometrics and Labour Economics.