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Dr Birgitta Rabe Senior Research Fellow, University of Essex

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Curriculum vitae

Research Interests

I am an economist interested in applied research in education, family and labour economics. Some of my current and recent work includes

  • Early child development: the effect of breastfeeding on cognitive child outcomes; free child care and child attainment
  • Education and schools: effects of school resources on school attainment; sibling spillover effects in school achievement; interactions between school quality and parental investments
  • Child care and maternal labour supply
  • Migration and residential mobility

I am Topic Champion for education, family and data linkage on Understanding Society. Linked education records for Understanding Society are available, see here.


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    Publications

    Displaying publications 1 - 15 of 21 in total

    1. Linked education data

      Birgitta Rabe

      1. Education
      2. Research
      3. Surveys
    2. School quality and parental investments into children

      Birgitta Rabe, Ellen Greaves, Imran Rasul, et al.

      1. Education
      2. Child Development
    3. Evaluating a demand-side approach to expanding free preschool education

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

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

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

      1. Education
      2. Child Development
      3. Labour Economics
      4. Public Policy
      5. Caregiving
    5. Productivity of school expenditure: Differences across pupils from diverse backgrounds

      Cheti Nicoletti and Birgitta Rabe

    6. Who saves for retirement?

      Mark L. Bryan, Birgitta Rabe, James Lloyd, et al.

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

      Cheti Nicoletti and Birgitta Rabe

    8. Who saves for retirement?

      Mark L. Bryan, Birgitta Rabe, James Lloyd, et al.

    9. Estimating the causal effects of breastfeeding on early child outcomes

      Emilia Del Bono and Birgitta Rabe

    10. Estimating the causal effects of breastfeeding on early child outcomes

      Emilia Del Bono and Birgitta Rabe

    11. Estimating the causal effects of breastfeeding on early child outcomes

      Emilia Del Bono and Birgitta Rabe

    12. Inequality in pupils' educational attainment: how much do family, sibling type and neighbourhood matter?

      Cheti Nicoletti and Birgitta Rabe

    13. Differences in Opportunities? Wage, unemployment, and house-price effects on migration

      Birgitta Rabe and Mark P. Taylor

    14. Differences in Opportunities? Wage, unemployment, and house-price effects on migration

      Birgitta Rabe and Mark P. Taylor

    15. Differences in opportunities? Wage, unemployment and house-price effects on migration

      Birgitta Rabe and Mark P. Taylor

      1. Migration
      2. Housing Market

    Media

    Displaying media publications 31 - 45 of 73 in total

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

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

    3. Benefits of free nursery education 'not lasting'

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

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

    6. Research questions value of free childcare for three-year-olds

    7. ESRC small grants are back, how can you win one?

    8. Greater Government support needed for breastfeeding

    9. Who saves for retirement?

    10. Why breast is best. With research indicating that breastfeeding could increase educational attainment, parents should more seriously consider infant nourishment

    11. Coalition steps in to prop up housing market

    12. Up to nine in ten people who want to move are stuck

    13. A nation of frustrated home-movers

    14. A nation of frustrated home-movers

    15. A nation of frustrated home-movers


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