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Dr Birgitta Rabe Senior Research Fellow, University of Essex

Brabe
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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 all 9 publications

    1. Sibling spillover effects in school achievement

      Cheti Nicoletti and Birgitta Rabe

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

      Cheti Nicoletti and Birgitta Rabe

      1. Education
      2. Economics
    3. Universal pre-school education: the case of public funding with private provision

      Jo Blanden, Emilia Del Bono, Sandra McNally, et al.

      1. Education
      2. Child Development
      3. Economics
    4. 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
    5. Differences in opportunities? Wage, employment and house-price effects on migration

      Birgitta Rabe and Mark P. Taylor

      1. Migration
      2. Economics
    6. Dual-earner migration. Earnings gains, employment and self-selection

      Birgitta Rabe

      1. Migration
      2. Labour Market
      3. Wages And Earnings
    7. Residential mobility, quality of neighbourhood and life course events

      Birgitta Rabe and Mark P. Taylor

      1. Migration
      2. Life Course Analysis
    8. Occupational pensions, wages and job mobility in Germany

      Birgitta Rabe

      1. Pensions
      2. Labour Market
    9. The role of firm pensions for job change in Germany

      Birgitta Rabe


    Media

    Displaying media publications 16 - 30 of 73 in total

    1. 'Little impact' from nursery places

    2. 'Little impact' from nursery places

    3. 'Little impact' from nursery places

    4. 'Little impact' from nursery places

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

    6. Clever elder children spur on siblings

    7. Clever elder children spur on siblings

    8. Why being a younger sibling makes you more successful

    9. How firstborns can raise a sibling's game

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

    11. How firstborns can raise a sibling's game

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

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

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

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


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