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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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The Criminal Behaviour of Young Fathers

CReAM Research by Christian Dustmann and  Rasmus Landersø, finds that  very young fathers who have their first child while they are still teenagers subsequently commit less crime if the child is a boy than if it is a girl. This  then has a spill over effect on other young men of a similar age living in the same neighbourhoods as the young father. The research was covered on the British press.

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BBC 2

"I was quite prepared... to use the cover of the statistician's analysis": Former home secretary David Blunkett and Prof Dustmann on the 2003 report on EU accession

 

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BBC Three Counties

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

External Research Fellow

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Email: hoytb@umich.edu

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Hoyt Bleakley

Hoyt Bleakley is an Associate Professor of Economics at the University of Michigan, Graduate School of Business. His research focuses on the childhood determinants of adult productivity. Recent work considers the role of English-language skill in the assimilation of childhood immigrants to the United States. He obtained his Ph.D. in Economics from MIT. He has also been a Research Associate at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, an NICHD Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Chicago, and an Assistant Professor at the University of California at San Diego.

Hoyt Bleakley joined CReAM as an external fellow in March 2007.