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Handelsblatt Economists Ranking

CReAM's Director, Christian Dustmann is ranked #1 on the new Handelsblatt Economists Ranking. The ranking considers more than 3,000 research-intensive economists from German-speaking countries and German-speaking economists abroad.

European Research Council (ERC) Awards

CReAM's Director, Christian Dustmann has been awarded an ERC Advanced grant on The Migration Challenge: Labour Markets, Policy Reforms, and Social Cohesion.

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CReAM's Deputy Director, Uta Schönberg has been awarded an ERC Consolidator grant on Wage Inequality.

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Cutting refugees’ benefits results in more crime and less education

Reducing welfare benefits for refugees and immigrants is largely ineffective for increasing employment and promoting integration, and instead leads to poverty, ‘survival crime’ and less schooling, according to a new study from CReAM's Christian Dustmann and co-authors from the Rockwool Foundation.

This research received very high media attention in Denmark and has resulted in a public hearing (26.03.2019) and a presentation in the Danish Parliament.

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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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Brexit

BBC Three Counties

Christian Dustmann discussing Theresa May's comments on EU workers 'jumping the queue' on BBC Three Counties.

CReAM seminar

CReAM - Brown Bag Seminar
2018/2019 Schedule

Event date: Tuesday 2nd October 2018 - Sunday 30th June 2019
Tuesday 12.30-1.30 pm Drayton, Room 321

CReAM is organising the CReAM - Brown Bag Seminar on Tuesdays 12.30-1.30 pm at Room 321 in Drayton House. The seminar is organised by Barbara Boelmann.

Below you can find the programme. Please click on the individual links for further information.

2 October 2018 Elie Murand (IZA)
23 October 2018 Alexandra Fedorets (DIW)
30 October 2018 Kirill Borusyak (Princeton)

06 November 2018

Thomas Cornelissen (University of York)
29 January 2019 Selma Walther (University of Sussex)
05 February 2019 Andreas Lichter (Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf)
19 February 2019

Patricia Cortes (Boston University)

05 March 2019 Hale Utar (Bielefeld University)
12 March 2019 Flavio Hafner (Universitat Pompeu Favra)
19 March 2019 Alice Kügler (UCL,CReAM)
30 April 2019 Stephan Heblich (University of Bristol)
04 June 2019 Simon Goerlach (Bocconi University)
18 June 2019 Tuomas Kosonen (Labour Institute for Economic Research)