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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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BBC Three Counties

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

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VDI Nachrichten November 23, 2012

The news magazine of the The Association of German Engineers (VDI) reports on research findings by Christian Dustmann, Tommaso Frattini and Anna Rosso, that high emigration has led to better wages for many in Poland.

Cooltura November 10, 2012

The London-based Polish weekly magazine Cooltura reports on research findings by Christian Dustmann, Tommaso Frattini and Anna Rosso, that high emigration has led to better wages for many in Poland.

Ermito November 03, 2012

Ermito, a web portal of Poles living in Germany, reports on research findings by Christian Dustmann, Tommaso Frattini and Anna Rosso, that high emigration has led to better wages for many in Poland.

Gazeta Wyborcza November 02, 2012

The web portal of Gazeta Wyborcza, one of Polands most important newspapers, reports on research findings by Christian Dustmann, Tommaso Frattini and Anna Rosso, that high emigration has led to better wages for many in Poland.
Similar articles, based on a report by Polska Agencja Prasowa appeared in: Gazeta Prawna, Puls Biznesu, Newsweek.pl, and in many other Polish news portals.

Die Rheinpfalz May 13, 2012

Article by Von Christian Gruber refers to recent CReAM research by Christian Dustmann, Patrick Puhani and Uta Schoenberg, which found no causal effect of the type of school on long-term outcomes.

Financial Times May 09, 2012

"Immigrants help to raise average wages" – The authors – economists Christian Dustmann, Tommaso Frattini and Ian Preston – estimate that immigration depressed wages by 0.7p per hour at the 10th percentile.

Zeit Online April 16, 2012

"Arme Kinder schaffen es trotzdem nicht nach oben"  - Journalist Tanja Dückers argues that "poor kids still don't make it to the top" in Germany, despite recent CReAM research by Christian Dustmann, Patrick Puhani and Uta Schoenberg, which found no causal effect of the type of school on long-term outcomes.

Guardian April 09, 2012

"Academies: old research is being wrongly used to validate them" by Stephen Machin, queries why his previous research is being used to support the new academy programme when the coalition's programme is not the same as Labour's.

Zeit Online March 30, 2012

Ideologie beiseite! - Journalist Martin Spiewak reports CReAM research by Christian Dustmann and Uta Schoenberg, which found no causal effect of the type of school on long-term outcomes in Germany.