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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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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

 

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BBC Three Counties

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

External Research Fellow

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Email: aferrer@uwaterloo.ca

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Ana Ferrer

Ana Ferrer is an associate professor at the University of Waterloo, associated researcher at the Canadian Labour and Skills Research Network (CLSRN) and a member of the Children Migration Network at Princeton University. A graduate from Boston University, she moved to Canada to work at the University of British Columbia where she developed her research career. This focuses on labour markets, education, immigration and family economics. Her research work has been published in journals such as the Canadian Journal of Economics and the Journal of Human Resources. Her favourite activities are reading and travelling with her family.

Ana Ferrer joined CReAM as an external Research Fellow in March 2014.