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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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FAZ

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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: Gil.Epstein@biu.ac.il

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Gil S. Epstein

Gil S. Epstein completed his doctorate in Economics and Statistics at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel in 1994. After completing his doctorate, Gil spent two and a half years at the University of Pennsylvania.

Since 1996 he is a member of the Department of Economics at Bar-Ilan University, Israel. Gil is currently an Associate Editor of the Journal of Population Economics. In addition, he is a Research Fellow in IZA and in CReAM.

Gil has published in Journals such as European Economic Review, Management Science, Journal of Population Economics,Social Choice and Welfare and Journal of Public Economics. His current research interests include issues in Migration, Political Economy, Public Choice and Public Policy.

Gil Epstein joined CReAM as an external fellow in March 2006.