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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 31 - 45 of 76 in total

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

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

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

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

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

    6. Benefits of free nursery education 'not lasting'

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

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

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

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

    11. Greater Government support needed for breastfeeding

    12. Who saves for retirement?

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

    14. Coalition steps in to prop up housing market

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


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