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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 49 in total

  1. Evaluating a demand-side approach to expanding free preschool education

    Jo Blanden, Emilia Del Bono, Kirstine Hansen, Sandra McNally, and Birgitta Rabe

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

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

    1. Education
    2. Child Development
    3. Labour Economics
    4. Public Policy
    5. Caregiving
  3. Clever elder children spur on siblings

    Cheti Nicoletti and Birgitta Rabe

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

    Cheti Nicoletti and Birgitta Rabe

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

    Cheti Nicoletti and Birgitta Rabe

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

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

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

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

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

    Cheti Nicoletti and Birgitta Rabe

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

    Cheti Nicoletti and Birgitta Rabe

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

    Cheti Nicoletti and Birgitta Rabe

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

    Jakob Petersen and Birgitta Rabe

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

    Cheti Nicoletti and Birgitta Rabe

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

    Birgitta Rabe and Mark P. Taylor

    1. Migration
    2. Economics
  14. 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
  15. The effect of school resources on test scores in England

    Cheti Nicoletti and Birgitta Rabe

    1. Education
    2. Finance

Media

Displaying media publications 1 - 15 of 60 in total

  1. Free nursery places have 'no educational benefit', research shows

  2. Free nursery places 'make no academic difference'

  3. 'Little impact' from nursery places

  4. 'Little impact' from nursery places

  5. 'Little impact' from nursery places

  6. 'Little impact' from nursery places

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

  8. Clever elder children spur on siblings

  9. Clever elder children spur on siblings

  10. Why being a younger sibling makes you more successful

  11. How firstborns can raise a sibling's game

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

  13. How firstborns can raise a sibling's game

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

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


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