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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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"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.

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Email: g.i.ottaviano@lse.ac.uk

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Gianmarco Ottaviano

Gianmarco I.P. Ottaviano received his BA in Economics at Bocconi University Milan, his M.Sc. in Economics at the London School of Economics and Political Science, and his Ph.D. in Economics at the Universite Catholique de Louvain. He was Associate Professor of Economics at Bocconi University Milan and Professor of Economics at the University of Bologna before he moved on to the London School of Economics to serve as Professor of Economics. He is research fellow of CEPR London in the International Trade Program, non-resident senior fellow of Bruegel Brussels and coordinator of the Knowledge, Technology and Human Capital Program at FEEM Milan. He is the co-author of many works in international trade, urban economics and economic geography, including "Economic Geography and Public Policy" (Princeton University Press, 2003) and "Agglomeration and economic geography" (Handbook of Regional Science and Urban Economics, 2004). He is on the editorial boards of the Journal of Economic Geography (Oxford University Press) and Regional Science and Urban Economics (Elsevier).

Gianmarco Ottaviano joined CReAM as an external fellow in April 2007.