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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.

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

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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.

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.

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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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Brexit

BBC Three Counties

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

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Newspapers 2008

Spiegel-Online July 19, 2008

"Parental leave does not benefit children" – article referring to research by Christian Dustmann and Uta Schoenberg on “The Effect of Expansions in Maternity Leave Coverage on Children's Long-Term Outcomes”

N24 July 19, 2008

Article by DPA, published in numerous online news services, such as Rhein Zeitung Online, Financial Times Deutschland Online, Sueddeutsche Online, Welt Online, and additional coverage in the print editions of more than 50 regional German newspapers. The article refers to research by Christian Dustmann and Uta Schoenberg on “The Effect of Expansions in Maternity Leave Coverage on Children’s Long-Term Outcomes”

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Corriere Milano
March 01, 2008

Further media coverage on the report "Cittadini senza diritti: abitare e lavorare a Milano da clandestini" on undocumented migration in Milan by Carlo Devillanova, Francesco Fasani and Tommaso Frattini.

Il Corriere della Sera February 06, 2008

Without a visa, but eight out of ten have a job, coverage of the report "Cittadini senza diritti: abitare e lavorare a Milano da clandestini" on undocumented migration in Milan by Carlo Devillanova, Francesco Fasani and Tommaso Frattini.

New Delhi Television Limited (NDTV) January 19, 2008

UK PM Gordon Brown to visit India, CReAM Director Prof Christian Dustmann interviewed by Rachna Prasad and Akhilesh Paatel regarding the impact of the new regulation for immigrants coming to the United Kingdom.