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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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FAZ

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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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The Telegraph

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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

 

Brexit

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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Eric Gould

Eric Gould joined the economics department at Hebrew University after receiving his Ph.D. from the University of Chicago in 1996. He has published several papers in leading journals in the following areas: (1) the effect of immigrants on the economic and educational outcomes of natives and vice versa; (2) the causes and consequences of increasing wage inequality, (3) marriage market behavior, (4) the effect of the environment on the economic and social outcomes of individuals, and (5) the analysis of incentives and externalities in contracts. In 2004, he received the H. Gregg Lewis Prize for the best paper published in the Journal of Labor Economics from 2002-2003. Currently, he is also a research fellow of IZA and the CEPR, and an associate editor of Labour Economics.

Eric Gould joined CReAM as an external fellow in May 2006.