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Handelsblatt Economists Ranking

CReAM's Director, Christian Dustmann is ranked #1 on the new Handelsblatt Economists Ranking. The ranking considers more than 3,000 research-intensive economists from German-speaking countries and German-speaking economists abroad.

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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Brexit

BBC Three Counties

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

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Newspapers 2009

Lavoce December 28, 2009

"Working as undocumented immigrants in Milan" by Carlo Devillanova, Francesco Fasani and Tommaso Frattini.

Il Sole 24ORE November 02, 2009

"Long term undocumented immigrants" by C.Giorgi, coverage of the report "Cittadini senza diritti - Rapporto Naga 2009" on undocumented migration in Milan by Carlo Devillanova, Francesco Fasani and Tommaso Frattini.

The Independent
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July 24, 2009

"EU migrants 'good for UK economy'" by Jack Doyle - further media coverage on "Assessing the Fiscal Costs and Benefits of A8 Migration to the UK"

Financial Times
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July 24, 2009

Editorial "Great Britain's valuable visitors" comments on "Assessing the Fiscal Costs and Benefits of A8 Migration to the UK"

Financial Times
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July 23, 2009

"EU Immigrants pay their way" media coverage by Nicholas Timmins on "Assessing the Fiscal Costs and Benefits of A8 Migration to the UK" on the fiscal consequences of migration to the UK from Central and Eastern Europe, by C.Dustmann, T. Frattini and C.Halls

The Hindu July 23, 2009

"Immigrants from EU finds migration lucrative" - further media coverage on "Assessing the Fiscal Costs and Benefits of A8 Migration to the UK"

Polish Newspapers July 23, 2009

Wprost24 and Gazeta Prawna - international media coverage on "Assessing the Fiscal Costs and Benefits of A8 Migration to the UK"