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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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Steven Stillman

Steven Stillman is a Professor in the Department of Economics at the Free University of Bozen-Bolzano. He is an affiliated researcher at the Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA), Motu Economic and Public Policy Research, and the Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research. He received his Ph.D. in economics from the University of Washington in 2000. Steve's research focuses on empirical labour economics, specialising in the behaviour of individuals and households. Steve is broadly interested in research on migration, health, nutrition, education, household decision-making and inequality.


Steven Stillman joined CReAM as an external fellow in January 2007.