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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

 

British Academy

Professor Christian Dustmann has been elected Fellow of the British Academy in recognition for his academic career and public engagement.

 

Handelsblatt

Professor Christian Dustmann ranked within the top 3 German speaking economists on the 2017 Handelsblatt ranking.

 

Brexit

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Professor Christian Dustmann discussing recent trends in foreign-born worker flows in and out of the UK on the BBC News at One.

 

BBC Three Counties

Christian Dustmann on BBC Three Counties discussing the likely effects of Brexit on the UK's farming industry.

 

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June 2018

Children from immigrant and disadvantaged backgrounds benefit the most from early child care attendance, but are less likely to attend child care

Attending universal child care from age three onwards improves school readiness of children from immigrant and disadvantaged family backgrounds, but has only a modest impact on the school readiness of children from advantaged backgrounds, according to new research from the Centre for Research and Analysis of Migration (CReAM) at UCL.

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May 2018

Crime is Contagious, according to new research that reveals how teenage fathers turn away from crime if they have a son

New CReAM research shows that preventing one criminal act can prevent a significant number of additional crimes. The study finds that very young fathers with a criminal background 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.

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