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Dr Birgitta Rabe Reader, University of Essex

Brabe
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brabe@essex.ac.uk
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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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    1. Understanding Society – a geographical profile of respondents

      Jakob Petersen and Birgitta Rabe

      1. Geography
      2. Demography
      3. Survey Methodology
    2. Geographical identifiers in Understanding Society Version 1

      Birgitta Rabe

      1. Geography
      2. Survey Methodology
    3. Understanding Society. Some preliminary results from the Wave 1 Innovation Panel

      Jonathan Burton, Heather Laurie, S.C. Noah Uhrig, et al.


    Media

    Displaying media publications 46 - 60 of 73 in total

    1. Breastfeeding - how to make the difference

    2. Employer contributions are key for pension savings

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

    4. Researchers claim to debunk women/pensions savings myth

    5. £1000 blow to your pay packet in just 2 years as cost of living soars and incomes are squeezed

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

    7. On the move

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

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

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

    11. Research looks into what makes people move

    12. To move or not to move, it's up to her

    13. Women call shots on moving house

    14. Women hold sway on house move decisions

    15. Women call shots on location


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