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Birgitta Rabe Professor of Economics, University of Essex

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Curriculum vitae

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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    Publications

    Displaying publications 1 - 15 of 21 in total

    1. Linked education data

      Birgitta Rabe

      1. Education
      2. Research
      3. Surveys
    2. School quality and parental investments into children

      Birgitta Rabe, Ellen Greaves, Imran Rasul, et al.

      1. Education
      2. Child Development
    3. Evaluating a demand-side approach to expanding free preschool education

      Jo Blanden, Emilia Del Bono, Kirstine Hansen, et al.

      1. Education
      2. Child Development
      3. Public Policy
      4. Caregiving
    4. The impact of free, universal pre-school education on maternal labour supply

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

      1. Education
      2. Child Development
      3. Labour Economics
      4. Public Policy
      5. Caregiving
    5. Productivity of school expenditure: Differences across pupils from diverse backgrounds

      Cheti Nicoletti and Birgitta Rabe

    6. Who saves for retirement?

      Mark L. Bryan, Birgitta Rabe, James Lloyd, et al.

    7. The effect of school resources on test scores in England

      Cheti Nicoletti and Birgitta Rabe

    8. Who saves for retirement?

      Mark L. Bryan, Birgitta Rabe, James Lloyd, et al.

    9. Estimating the causal effects of breastfeeding on early child outcomes

      Emilia Del Bono and Birgitta Rabe

    10. Estimating the causal effects of breastfeeding on early child outcomes

      Emilia Del Bono and Birgitta Rabe

    11. Estimating the causal effects of breastfeeding on early child outcomes

      Emilia Del Bono and Birgitta Rabe

    12. Inequality in pupils' educational attainment: how much do family, sibling type and neighbourhood matter?

      Cheti Nicoletti and Birgitta Rabe

    13. Differences in Opportunities? Wage, unemployment, and house-price effects on migration

      Birgitta Rabe and Mark P. Taylor

    14. Differences in Opportunities? Wage, unemployment, and house-price effects on migration

      Birgitta Rabe and Mark P. Taylor

    15. Differences in opportunities? Wage, unemployment and house-price effects on migration

      Birgitta Rabe and Mark P. Taylor

      1. Migration
      2. Housing Market

    Media

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    1. New evidence shows how school closures hit children’s mental health hard

      1. Psychology
      2. Young People
      3. Education
      4. Child Development
      5. Public Policy
      6. Well Being
      7. Health
      8. Life Course Analysis
      9. Covid 19
    2. Children will need further help with mental health despite return of schools, study warns

      1. Psychology
      2. Young People
      3. Education
      4. Child Development
      5. Public Policy
      6. Well Being
      7. Health
      8. Life Course Analysis
      9. Covid 19
    3. Stressed pupils 'are more likely to bully and fight': Teachers could face an increase in bad behaviour in class after effect of pandemic on children's mental health, study warns

      1. Psychology
      2. Young People
      3. Education
      4. Child Development
      5. Public Policy
      6. Well Being
      7. Health
      8. Life Course Analysis
      9. Covid 19
    4. Back to school: 'It's nice to see my friends'

      1. Psychology
      2. Young People
      3. Education
      4. Child Development
      5. Public Policy
      6. Well Being
      7. Health
      8. Life Course Analysis
      9. Covid 19
    5. Schools return in England: Boris Johnson hails first steps to freedom

      1. Psychology
      2. Young People
      3. Education
      4. Child Development
      5. Public Policy
      6. Well Being
      7. Health
      8. Life Course Analysis
      9. Covid 19
    6. School closures negatively affected children's mental health, research suggests

      1. Psychology
      2. Young People
      3. Education
      4. Child Development
      5. Public Policy
      6. Well Being
      7. Health
      8. Life Course Analysis
      9. Covid 19
    7. Free school dinners ‘led to fall in childhood obesity rates’

    8. O brother, where art thou?

    9. 30 hours of free childcare likely to boost parental employment only slightly

    10. 30 hours of free childcare likely to boost parental employment only slightly

    11. A cautionary tale for politicians pushing universal preschool

    12. Evidence of free hours’ benefits is lacking

    13. Free nursery places at age three 'do not boost a child's education'

    14. Free childcare 'has made no improvement in primary school exam results', research shows

    15. Free pre-school education: evidence of the impact on child outcomes in primary school


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