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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. 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

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    1. Who saves for retirement?

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

    3. Coalition steps in to prop up housing market

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

    5. A nation of frustrated home-movers

    6. A nation of frustrated home-movers

    7. A nation of frustrated home-movers

    8. Breastfeeding - how to make the difference

    9. Employer contributions are key for pension savings

    10. Pensions: assessing the cost of auto-enrolment delay

    11. Researchers claim to debunk women/pensions savings myth

    12. £1000 blow to your pay packet in just 2 years as cost of living soars and incomes are squeezed

    13. Real take-home pay 'sees 5% fall'

    14. On the move

    15. Data on statistics described by researchers at University of Essex


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