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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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Andrew Mountford

Andrew Mountford is Professor of Economics at Royal Holloway, University of London. He received a PhD from Brown University in 1993 and a BA from Cambridge University in 1988. Before joining Royal Holloway, he held positions at CentER, in The Netherlands and Southampton University. His most cited paper "Can A Brain Drain Be Good For Growth In the Source Economy ?", published in the Journal of Development Economics in (1997), is on the dynamic effect of migration and his current research is on the dynamic effects of migration patterns on fertility and education decisions and on the world distribution of income.

Andrew Mountford joined CReAM as an external fellow in October 2009.