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Birgitta Rabe Professor of Economics, University of Essex

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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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    1. 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
    2. Free childcare and parents’ labour supply: is more better?

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

      1. Education
      2. Labour Market
      3. Public Policy
      4. Household Economics
      5. Caregiving
    3. Free childcare and parents’ labour supply: is more better?

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

      1. Education
      2. Labour Market
      3. Public Policy
      4. Household Economics
      5. Caregiving
    4. School inputs and skills: complementarity and self-productivity

      Cheti Nicoletti and Birgitta Rabe

      1. Young People
      2. Education
      3. Finance
    5. The effect of school resources on test scores in England

      Cheti Nicoletti and Birgitta Rabe

      1. Education
      2. Finance

    Media

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    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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