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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

 

Brexit

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: frederic.docquier@uclouvain.be

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Frédéric Docquier

Frédéric Docquier is Research Associate at the National Fund for Economic Research and Professor of Economics at the Catholic University of Louvain (Belgium). He is also Consultant for the World Bank, Economic Advisor at the Regional Government of Wallonia and member of IZA, the German Institute for the Study of Labor. He analyzes the interactions between population changes and economic growth. Most of his recent publications are on the implications of skilled migration for developing countries. He has built several data sets on international migration and published articles in many leading journals such as Journal of Economic Theory, Economic Journal and Journal of Development Economics.

Frédéric Docquier joined CReAM as an external fellow in February 2007.