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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 2019/2020

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Speaker

Room

23 September 2019 Rebecca Dizon Ross (Chicago Booth) Ricardo LT
7 October 2019 Thomas Le Barbanchon (Bocconi University) Ricardo LT
14 October 2019 Joan Llull (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona) Ricardo LT
21 October 2019 Wolfgang Keller (University of Colorado) Ricardo LT
28 October 2019 David Chan (Stanford Health Policy) Ricardo LT
11 November 2019 Leonardo Bursztyn (University of Chicago) Ricardo LT
18 November 2019 Paula Bustos (CEMFI) Ricardo LT
24 February 2020 Johannes Schmieder (Boston University) Ricardo LT
2 March 2020 Pablo Querubin (New York University) Ricardo LT
9 March 2020 Jens Suedekum (Heinrich-Heine-University Düsseldorf) Ricardo LT
16 March 2020 Treb Allen (Dartmouth College) Ricardo LT
23 March 2020 Davide Cantoni (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München) Ricardo LT
27 April 2020 Jonathan Kolstad (Berkeley Haas) Ricardo LT
11 May 2020 Pol Antras (Harvard University) Ricardo LT
18 May 2020 Nicola Fuchs-Schundeln (Goethe University Frankfurt) Ricardo LT
1 June 2020 Lena Hensvik (Uppsala University) Ricardo LT