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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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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 2018/2019

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Speaker

Room

24 September 2018 Antonio Ciccone (Mannheim/UPF) Ricardo LT
1 October 2018 Kevin Lang (Boston University) Ricardo LT
8 October 2018 Will Dobbie (Princeton University) Ricardo LT
15 October 2018 Kaivan Munshi (University of Cambridge) Ricardo LT
29 October 2018 Aline Bütikofer (NHH) Ricardo LT
12 November 2018 Erica Field (Duke University) Ricardo LT
19 November 2018 Jishnu Das (World Bank) Ricardo LT
26 November 2018 Michael Kremer (Harvard University) Ricardo LT
10 December 2018 Johanna Rickne (SOFI, Stockholm University) Ricardo LT
25 February 2019 Shing-Yi Wang (Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania ) Christopher Ingold G21 Ramsay LT
4 March 2019 Benjamin Friedrich (Kellogg School of Management) Christopher Ingold G21 Ramsay LT
11 March 2019 Henry Farber (Princeton University) Christopher Ingold G21 Ramsay LT
18 March 2019 Rafael Lalive (University of Lausanne) Christopher Ingold G21 Ramsay LT
7 May 2019 Kathryn Shaw (Stanford GSB) Drayton 321
20 May 2019 Paolo Pinotti (Bocconi University) Ricardo LT
3 June 2019 Ruixue Jia (University of California San Diego) Ricardo LT