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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 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 16 - 30 of 76 in total

    1. Universal benefits? What effect does early education have on childhood development and career choices?

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

    3. Free nursery places 'make no academic difference'

    4. 'Little impact' from nursery places

    5. 'Little impact' from nursery places

    6. 'Little impact' from nursery places

    7. 'Little impact' from nursery places

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

    9. Clever elder children spur on siblings

    10. Clever elder children spur on siblings

    11. Why being a younger sibling makes you more successful

    12. How firstborns can raise a sibling's game

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

    14. How firstborns can raise a sibling's game

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


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