twitter logo

News

Handelsblatt Economists Ranking

CReAM's Director, Christian Dustmann is ranked #1 on the new Handelsblatt Economists Ranking. The ranking considers more than 3,000 research-intensive economists from German-speaking countries and German-speaking economists abroad.

European Research Council (ERC) Awards

CReAM's Director, Christian Dustmann has been awarded an ERC Advanced grant on The Migration Challenge: Labour Markets, Policy Reforms, and Social Cohesion.

UCL News

ERC News

CReAM's Deputy Director, Uta Schönberg has been awarded an ERC Consolidator grant on Wage Inequality.

UCL News

ERC News

Cutting refugees’ benefits results in more crime and less education

Reducing welfare benefits for refugees and immigrants is largely ineffective for increasing employment and promoting integration, and instead leads to poverty, ‘survival crime’ and less schooling, according to a new study from CReAM's Christian Dustmann and co-authors from the Rockwool Foundation.

This research received very high media attention in Denmark and has resulted in a public hearing (26.03.2019) and a presentation in the Danish Parliament.

Press Release

Discussion Paper

UCL News

Disadvantaged boys benefit most from early school years

Research by Christian Dustmann and Thomas Cornelissen finds that boys from disadvantaged backgrounds benefit most from early schooling, helping to narrow the skills gap (60-80%) with boys from high socio-economic backgrounds.

Press Release

Discussion Paper

UCL News

The Times

The Indepedent

Tes

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.

Press Release

Discussion Paper

VoxEU

FAZ

UCL News

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.

Press Release

Discussion Paper

iNews

UCL News

FAZ

VoxEU

 

Brexit

BBC Three Counties

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

Discussion Paper Series

To keep up to date with new CReAM Discussion Papers, follow us on Twitter

2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Discussion Papers 2019

Date

No

Author(s)

Title

Abstract

August 2019 08/19 Delia Furtado, Kerry L. Papps and Nikolaos Theodoropoulos Who Goes on Disability when Times are Tough? The Role of Social Costs of Take-Up among Immigrants Abstract
June 2019 07/19 Andrew Mountford and Jonathan Wadsworth Trainspotting: `Good Jobs', Training and Skilled Immigration Abstract
May 2019 06/19 Catalina Amuedo-Dorantes, Delia Furtado, and Huanan Xu OPT Policy Changes and Foreign Born STEM Talent in the U.S. Abstract
March 2019 05/19 Lars Højsgaard Andersen, Christian Dustmann, and Rasmus Landersø Lowering Welfare Benefits: Intended and Unintended Consequences for Migrants and their Families Abstract
March 2019 04/19 Christian Dustmann and Ian Preston Free Movement, Open Borders and the Global Gains from Labor Mobility Abstract
February 2019 03/19 Thomas Cornelissen and Christian Dustmann Early School Exposure, Test Scores, and Noncognitive Outcomes Abstract
February 2019 02/19 Joakim Ruist The Fiscal Lifetime Cost of Receiving Refugees Abstract
January 2019 01/19 Cevat Giray Aksoy and Panu Poutvaara Refugees’ Self-selection into Europe: Who Migrates Where? Abstract