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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.

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Events 2017/2018

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Speaker

Room

2 October 2017 Petra Moser (NYU) Ricardo LT
16 October 2017 Adeline Delavande (University of Essex) Ricardo LT
23 October 2017 Sascha Becker (University of Warwick) Ricardo LT
30 October 2017 Jerome Adda (Bocconi) Ricardo LT
6 November 2017 Hannes Schwandt (University of Zurich) Ricardo LT
13 November 2017 Swati Dhingra (LSE) Ricardo LT
20 November 2017 Guido Tabellini (Bocconi) Ricardo LT
27 November 2017 Horacio Larreguy (Harvard) Ricardo LT
11 December 2017 Ben Enke (Harvard) Ricardo LT
19 February 2018 Katrine Loken (NHH) Jevons LT
26 February 2018 Kjell Salvanes (NHH) Jevons LT
5 March 2018 Petra Todd (University of Pennsylvania) Jevons LT
12 March 2018 Hans-Joachim Voth (University of Zurich) Jevons LT
19 March 2018 Ufuk Akcigit (University of Chicago) Jevons LT
23 April 2018 David McKenzie (The World Bank) Ricardo LT
14 May 2018 Steve Redding (Princeton University) Ricardo LT