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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

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    1. 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
    2. 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
    3. Does more free childcare help parents work more?

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

      1. Education
      2. Labour Market
      3. Economics
      4. Public Policy
      5. Caregiving
    4. Sibling spillover effects in school achievement

      Cheti Nicoletti and Birgitta Rabe

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

      Cheti Nicoletti and Birgitta Rabe

      1. Education
      2. Economics
    6. 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
    7. 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
    8. Differences in opportunities? Wage, employment and house-price effects on migration

      Birgitta Rabe and Mark P. Taylor

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

      Birgitta Rabe

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

      Birgitta Rabe and Mark P. Taylor

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

      Birgitta Rabe

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

      Birgitta Rabe


    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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