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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.

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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.

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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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BBC Three Counties

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

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TV and Radio 2009

BBC World TV September 30, 2009

Professor Christian Dustmann, Director of CReAM, was interviewed on BBC World TV - "Business Report" on Unemployment and "Kurzarbeit" (short-term work) in Germany

Danish Radio P1 September 16, 2009

"Indvandringen og den globale økonomi" (Migration and the global economy), radio feature on Christian Dustmann's talk at the 14th International Metropolis Conference, Copenhagen, 14 - 18 September 2009. Click here to listen to the program.

LBC Radio News July 23, 2009

Discussion on "Assessing the Fiscal Costs and Benefits of A8 Migration to the UK"