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

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TV and Radio 2010

Press TV September 27, 2010

Professor Christian Dustmann, Director of CReAM, was interviewed about economics of the family and child poverty in Britian, on Press TV, for the episode of Big Story.

BBC Radio 4 September 20, 2010

Professor Christian Dustmann, Director of CReAM, was interviewed about child labour, on BBC Radio 4, Analysis Programme "What's wrong with Child Labour?".

BBC World Arabic August 27, 2010

Professor Christian Dustmann, Director of CReAM, was interviewed about the migration cap and student immigration, on BBC World Arabic.

Sky News July 19, 2010

Professor Christian Dustmann, Director of CReAM, commented on the interview of Immigration Minister, Damian Green, on the immigration cap.

BBC Radio Africa June 29, 2010

Professor Christian Dustmann, Director of CReAM, was interviewed about the preliminary cap of Non-EU immigrants by the new government, on BBC Radio Africa.

BBC Radio 4: The World June 28, 2010

Professor Christian Dustmann, Director of CReAM, was interviewed about the preliminary cap of Non-EU immigrants by the new government, on BBC Radio 4: The World at 1pm.

BBC News 24 June 26, 2010

Professor Christian Dustmann, Director of CReAM, was interviewed about the preliminary cap of Non-EU immigrants by the new government, on BBC News 24.

BBC 2 Newsnight May 21, 2010

Professor Christian Dustmann, Director of CReAM, was interviewed about "The crisis of the Euro" and discussed the problems of the Euro with Irwin Stelzer (Hudson Institute) and Prof. Joseph Stiglitz (Columbia), on BBC Newsnight programme on Friday May 21.

BBC Radio Berkshire April 22, 2010

Professor Christian Dustmann, Director of CReAM, was interviewed about "Migration", in the Morning Show by BBC Radio Berkshire.

BBC Radio Sheffield April 15, 2010

Professor Christian Dustmann, Director of CReAM, was interviewed on the effects of immigration on the British Economy, by BBC Radio Sheffield.

Sky News March 31, 2010

Professor Christian Dustmann, Director of CReAM, was interviewed on Sky News at 12, about the speech "Controlling Immigration for fairer Britain" by Prime Minister Gordon Brown, which referred to research done by Christian Dustmann, Tommaso Frattini and Caroline Halls. Their research was published by IFS in their journal Fiscal Studies, March 2010.