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Dr Birgitta Rabe Reader, University of Essex

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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. Examining home movers and how they impact on ownership and housebuilding

      Birgitta Rabe and Brian Green

    2. Moving home: wishes, expectations, and reasons

      Birgitta Rabe

      1. Area Effects
      2. Migration
      3. Housing Market
    3. Local environments

      Nick Buck and Birgitta Rabe

      1. Environmental Sociology
      2. Social Groups
      3. Area Effects
      4. Social Capital

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    1. It's women who decide when to move home

    2. Women have final say when it comes to moving home

    3. Women have the say about moving house

    4. Breastfeeding: looking for the evidence

    5. New breastfeeding study

    6. Essex team looks at breastfeeding legacy

    7. On the matter of mother's milk

    8. Breastfeeding research: most comprehensive study of its kind

    9. Funding for study into benefits of breastfeeding

    10. Breastfeeding research: most comprehensive study of its kind

    11. Breastfeeding research: most comprehensive study of its kind

    12. New study will look at effects of breastfeeding on children, mothers and employers

    13. Benefits of free nursery education 'not lasting'


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