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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. University access: the role of background and COVID-19 throughout the application process

      Emilia Del Bono, Laura Fumagalli, Angus Holford, et al.

      1. Demography
      2. Education
      3. Ethnic Groups
      4. Social Stratification
      5. Higher Education
      6. Covid 19
    2. Parental responses to information about school quality: evidence from linked survey and administrative data

      Ellen Greaves, Iftikhar Hussain, Birgitta Rabe, et al.

      1. Education
      2. Child Development
      3. Households
      4. Economics
      5. Public Policy
    3. Sibling spillover effects in school achievement

      Cheti Nicoletti and Birgitta Rabe

      1. Education
      2. Child Development
      3. Households
    4. School inputs and skills: complementarity and self-productivity

      Cheti Nicoletti and Birgitta Rabe

      1. Young People
      2. Education
      3. Finance
    5. Breastfeeding and child cognitive outcomes: evidence from a hospital-based breastfeeding support policy

      Emilia Del Bono and Birgitta Rabe

      1. Child Development
      2. Childbearing: Fertility
    6. The effect of school resources on test scores in England

      Cheti Nicoletti and Birgitta Rabe

      1. Education
      2. Finance
    7. Inequality in pupils' educational attainment: how much do family, sibling type and neighbourhood matter?

      Cheti Nicoletti and Birgitta Rabe

      1. Education
      2. Child Development
    8. Differences in opportunities? Wage, unemployment and house-price effects on migration

      Birgitta Rabe and Mark P. Taylor

      1. Migration
      2. Economics
    9. Residential mobility, neighbourhood quality and life-course events

      Birgitta Rabe and Mark P. Taylor

      1. Migration
      2. Life Course Analysis
    10. Occupational pensions, wages, and job mobility in Germany

      Birgitta Rabe

      1. Pensions
      2. Labour Market
    11. Dual-earner migration in Britain: earnings gains, employment, and self-selection

      Birgitta Rabe

      1. Migration
      2. Labour Market
      3. Wages And Earnings

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    1. Funding for study into benefits of breastfeeding

    2. Breastfeeding research: most comprehensive study of its kind

    3. Breastfeeding research: most comprehensive study of its kind

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

    5. Benefits of free nursery education 'not lasting'


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