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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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Yoram Weiss

Yoram Weiss is a Professor of Economics at the Tel-Aviv University since 1980 and holds the Daniel and Grace Ross Chair in Labor Economics since 1993. He received his MA in Economics from The Hebrew University of Jerusalem in 1964 and his Ph.D. in Economics from Stanford University in 1968.

He was an editor of the Journal of Labor Economics from 1993 to 2005. At present, he is a fellow of the Society of Labor Economics and IZA. Professor Weiss has published in economic journals such as American Economic Review, Journal of Political Economy, Economic Journal, Journal of Labor Economics, International Economic Review and the Review of Economic Studies.

Yoram Weiss joined CReAM as an external fellow in March 2006.