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The Refugee Crisis

Professor Christian Dustmann comments on the current European debate on the refugee crisis and migration quotas on BBC World Service 


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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The Telegraph

The Times



"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.



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



BBC News

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


External Research Fellow

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Frank Kalter

Frank Kalter, Prof., Dr. phil., is a Professor of Sociology at School of Social Sciences and the Mannheim Centre for European Social Researh at the University of Mannheim since 2009. He studied mathematics and sociology at the University of Cologne, and received his doctorate and habilitation in sociology from the University of Mannheim. He held a chair of sociology at the Institute of Sociology in Leipzig from 2004-2008. He was a visiting fellow at the Office of Population Research (OPR), Princeton University, and at Nuffield College, Oxford University, and "Reinhard Wippler visiting professor" at the University of Utrecht. Frank Kalter is a member of the German Council for Social and Economic Data (RatSWD) for the 2008-2010 term. His major research interests include migration, integration of ethnic minorities, methods, and formal models.

Frank Kalter joined CReAM as an external fellow in May 2010.