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Birgitta Rabe Professor of Economics, University of Essex

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Curriculum vitae

Research Interests

I am Professor of Economics at the Institute for Social and Economic Research, University of Essex, interested in applied research in education, family and labour economics. I am Co-Investigator of the ESRC Research Cente on Micro-social Change and of Understanding Society. Current and recent work includes:

  • Education and schools: effects of school resources, sibling spillover effects, interactions between school quality and parental investments
  • Childcare and maternal labour supply
  • Migration and residential mobility


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    Publications

    Displaying publications 1 - 15 of 68 in total

    1. Coping with school closures: changes in home-schooling during COVID-19

      Emilia Del Bono, Laura Fumagalli, Angus Holford, et al.

      1. Information And Communication Technologies
      2. Social Groups
      3. Time Use
      4. Education
      5. Child Development
      6. Households
      7. Public Policy
      8. Health
      9. Life Course Analysis
      10. Social Stratification
      11. Covid 19
    2. Quantity and quality of childcare and children’s educational outcomes

      Jo Blanden, Emilia Del Bono, Kirstine Hansen, et al.

      1. Education
      2. Child Development
      3. Public Policy
      4. Caregiving
    3. School closures and children’s emotional and behavioural difficulties

      Jo Blanden, Claire Crawford, Laura Fumagalli, et al.

      1. Psychology
      2. Young People
      3. Education
      4. Child Development
      5. Public Policy
      6. Well Being
      7. Health
      8. Life Course Analysis
      9. Covid 19
    4. Impact of the Universal Infant Free School Meal policy

      Angus Holford and Birgitta Rabe

      1. Education
      2. Child Development
      3. Households
      4. Poverty
      5. Public Policy
      6. Welfare Benefits
      7. Health
    5. Impact of the Universal Infant Free School Meal policy

      Angus Holford and Birgitta Rabe

      1. Education
      2. Child Development
      3. Households
      4. Poverty
      5. Public Policy
      6. Welfare Benefits
      7. Health
    6. Going universal - the impact of free school lunches on child body weight outcomes

      Angus Holford and Birgitta Rabe

      1. Education
      2. Child Development
      3. Public Policy
      4. Health
    7. Sibling spillover effects in school achievement

      Cheti Nicoletti and Birgitta Rabe

      1. Education
      2. Child Development
      3. Households
    8. How did universal infant free school meals affect children's bodyweight?

      Angus Holford and Birgitta Rabe

      1. Education
      2. Child Development
      3. Public Policy
      4. Health
    9. How do parents respond to OFSTED reports?

      Ellen Greaves, Iftikhar Hussain, Birgitta Rabe, et al.

      1. Education
      2. Child Development
      3. Households
      4. Economics
      5. Public Policy
    10. Parental responses to information about school quality: evidence from linked survey and administrative data

      Ellen Greaves, Iftikhar Hussain, Birgitta Rabe, et al.

      1. Education
      2. Child Development
      3. Households
      4. Economics
      5. Public Policy
    11. The effect of school spending on student achievement: addressing biases in value-added models

      Cheti Nicoletti and Birgitta Rabe

      1. Education
      2. Economics
    12. Linked education data

      Birgitta Rabe

      1. Education
      2. Research
      3. Surveys
    13. Free childcare and parents’ labour supply: is more better?

      Mike Brewer, Sarah Cattan, Claire Crawford, et al.

      1. Education
      2. Labour Market
      3. Public Policy
      4. Household Economics
      5. Caregiving
    14. Does free childcare help parents work?

      Mike Brewer, Sarah Cattan, Claire Crawford, et al.

      1. Education
      2. Labour Market
      3. Public Policy
      4. Household Economics
      5. Caregiving
    15. Free childcare and parents’ labour supply: is more better?

      Mike Brewer, Sarah Cattan, Claire Crawford, et al.

      1. Education
      2. Labour Market
      3. Public Policy
      4. Household Economics
      5. Caregiving

    Media

    Displaying media publications 1 - 15 of 80 in total

    1. New evidence shows how school closures hit children’s mental health hard

      1. Psychology
      2. Young People
      3. Education
      4. Child Development
      5. Public Policy
      6. Well Being
      7. Health
      8. Life Course Analysis
      9. Covid 19
    2. Children will need further help with mental health despite return of schools, study warns

      1. Psychology
      2. Young People
      3. Education
      4. Child Development
      5. Public Policy
      6. Well Being
      7. Health
      8. Life Course Analysis
      9. Covid 19
    3. Stressed pupils 'are more likely to bully and fight': Teachers could face an increase in bad behaviour in class after effect of pandemic on children's mental health, study warns

      1. Psychology
      2. Young People
      3. Education
      4. Child Development
      5. Public Policy
      6. Well Being
      7. Health
      8. Life Course Analysis
      9. Covid 19
    4. Back to school: 'It's nice to see my friends'

      1. Psychology
      2. Young People
      3. Education
      4. Child Development
      5. Public Policy
      6. Well Being
      7. Health
      8. Life Course Analysis
      9. Covid 19
    5. Schools return in England: Boris Johnson hails first steps to freedom

      1. Psychology
      2. Young People
      3. Education
      4. Child Development
      5. Public Policy
      6. Well Being
      7. Health
      8. Life Course Analysis
      9. Covid 19
    6. School closures negatively affected children's mental health, research suggests

      1. Psychology
      2. Young People
      3. Education
      4. Child Development
      5. Public Policy
      6. Well Being
      7. Health
      8. Life Course Analysis
      9. Covid 19
    7. Free school dinners ‘led to fall in childhood obesity rates’

    8. Good Ofsted rating can mean parents become complacent

    9. Why a good Ofsted report can be bad for GCSE results

    10. GCSE grades 'drop' after successful Ofsted inspections

    11. The negative impact of positive Ofsted ratings

    12. O brother, where art thou?

    13. 30 hours of free childcare likely to boost parental employment only slightly

    14. 30 hours of free childcare likely to boost parental employment only slightly

    15. A cautionary tale for politicians pushing universal preschool


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