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Dr Birgitta Rabe Senior Research Fellow

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Email
brabe@essex.ac.uk
Telephone
01206 874594
Office
2N2.6.04 (Level 6)
Curriculum vitae

Research Interests

Empirical research in economics of the family and labour economics:

  • Early child development
  • Schooling and schools
  • Migration and residential mobility
  • Data linkage

Birgitta Rabe is a Research Fellow at ISER. She is Principal Investigator of the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) funded project “The effect of free childcare on maternal labour supply and child development". See https://www.iser.essex.ac.uk/projects/the-effect-of-free-childcare-on-maternal-labour-supply-and-child-development.

Birgitta heads the Data Linkage team of Understanding Society.


Publications

Displaying publications 1 - 15 of 46 in total

  1. Spending it wisely: how can schools use their resources to help poorer puplis

    Cheti Nicoletti and Birgitta Rabe

    1. Public Policy
    2. Economics
    3. Education
  2. Sibling spillover effects in school achievement

    Cheti Nicoletti and Birgitta Rabe

    1. Child Development
    2. Households
    3. Education
  3. The impact of free, universal pre-school education on maternal labour supply

    Mike Brewer, Sarah Cattan, Claire Crawford, and Birgitta Rabe

    1. Child Development
    2. Public Policy
    3. Labour Economics
    4. Education
    5. Caregiving
  4. Evaluating a demand-side approach to expanding free preschool education

    J. Blanden, Emilia Del Bono, K. Hansen, S. McNally, and Birgitta Rabe

    1. Child Development
    2. Public Policy
    3. Education
    4. Caregiving
  5. School inputs and skills: complementarity and self-productivity

    Cheti Nicoletti and Birgitta Rabe

    1. Young People
    2. Finance
    3. Education
  6. School inputs and skills: complementarity and self-productivity

    Cheti Nicoletti and Birgitta Rabe

    1. Young People
    2. Finance
    3. Education
  7. Inequality in pupils' test scores: how much do family, sibling type and neighbourhood matter?

    Cheti Nicoletti and Birgitta Rabe

    1. Child Development
    2. Education
    3. Area Effects
  8. Understanding Society – a geographical profile of respondents

    Jakob Petersen and Birgitta Rabe

    1. Survey Methodology
    2. Demography
    3. Geography
  9. Productivity of school expenditure: Differences across pupils from diverse backgrounds

    Cheti Nicoletti and Birgitta Rabe

  10. Differences in opportunities? Wage, employment and house-price effects on migration

    Birgitta Rabe and Mark P. Taylor

    1. Migration
    2. Economics
  11. Breastfeeding and child cognitive outcomes: evidence from a hospital-based breastfeeding support policy

    Emilia Del Bono and Birgitta Rabe

    1. Child Development
    2. Childbearing: Fertility
  12. The effect of school resources on test scores in England

    Cheti Nicoletti and Birgitta Rabe

    1. Finance
    2. Education
  13. The effect of school resources on test scores in England

    Cheti Nicoletti and Birgitta Rabe

    1. Finance
    2. Education
  14. Who saves for retirement?

    Mark L. Bryan, Birgitta Rabe, James Lloyd, and Mark P. Taylor

  15. The effect of school resources on test scores in England

    Cheti Nicoletti and Birgitta Rabe


Media

Displaying media publications 1 - 15 of 54 in total

  1. Research - report - Spending it wisely: how can schools use their resources to help poorer pupils?

  2. Clever elder children spur on siblings

  3. Clever elder children spur on siblings

  4. Why being a younger sibling makes you more successful

  5. How firstborns can raise a sibling's game

  6. Firstborns' exam success can help boost their younger siblings performance by forcing them to raise their game thanks to a spillover effect says study

  7. How firstborns can raise a sibling's game

  8. Poor bright girls left behind in class, school spending study shows

  9. Funding for poorer pupils helps more boys than girls, study shows

  10. Funding for poorer pupils helps more boys than girls, study shows

  11. Poor bright girls left behind in class, school spending study shows

  12. Research resources report: evaluating a demand-side approach to expanding free pre-school education

  13. Free childcare for 3 year olds: no long term benefits for child development

  14. Benefits of free nursery education 'not lasting'

  15. England’s free nursery places deliver no long-term benefits, say studies


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