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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.

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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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Past CReAM Events

 

Internal Events

Date Title  
29th April 2019 CReAM seminar:

CReAM - Seminar in Applied Economics Series
Maria Sviatschi (Princeton University)

 
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7th May 2019 CReAM seminar:

CReAM - Seminar in Applied Economics
Kathryn Shaw (Stanford GSB)

 
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20th May 2019 CReAM seminar:

CReAM - Seminar in Applied Economics
Paolo Pinotti (Bocconi University)

 
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3rd June 2019 CReAM seminar:

CReAM - Seminar in Applied Economics
Ruixue Jia (University of California San Diego)

 
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4th June 2019 CReAM seminar:

CReAM - Brown Bag Seminar
Simon Goerlach (Bocconi University)

 
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External Events of Interest:

Date Title  
29th March 2019 -
30th March 2019
External conference:

Technology, Demographics, and the Labor Market

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10th April 2019 External conference:

2019 Economic Demography Workshop
Population Association of America Annual Meeting

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10th June 2019 -
12th June 2019
External conference:

Workshops on “Migration and Mobility”

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17th June 2019 -
18th June 2019
External conference:

12th International Conference on Migration and Development

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4th July 2019 -
5th July 2019
External conference:

CEMIR Junior Economist Workshop on Migration Research

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