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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.

External Research Fellow

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Email: csparber@colgate.edu

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Chad Sparber

Chad Sparber has been an assistant professor of economics at Colgate University in Hamilton, New York since 2006. Prior to that, he earned his BA in economics at Western Washington University and his PhD at the University of California – Davis. His initial research examined the macroeconomic costs and benefits of racial diversity, concentrating on the US experience. More recently, he has been studying how native-born workers respond to immigration through their occupational and internal migration decisions. His research on these topics has been published in American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, Journal of Development Economics, Southern Economic Journal, and Regional Studies.

Chad Sparber joined CReAM as an external fellow in May 2009.