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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 66 in total

    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. Coping with school closures: changes in home-schooling during COVID-19

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

      1. Information And Communication Technologies
      2. Social Groups
      3. Time Use
      4. Education
      5. Child Development
      6. Households
      7. Public Policy
      8. Health
      9. Life Course Analysis
      10. Social Stratification
      11. Covid 19
    5. School closures and children’s emotional and behavioural difficulties

      Jo Blanden, Claire Crawford, Laura Fumagalli, et al.

      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. 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
    7. Sibling spillover effects in school achievement

      Cheti Nicoletti and Birgitta Rabe

      1. Education
      2. Child Development
      3. Households
    8. How did universal infant free school meals affect children's bodyweight?

      Angus Holford and Birgitta Rabe

      1. Education
      2. Child Development
      3. Public Policy
      4. Health
    9. The effect of school spending on student achievement: addressing biases in value-added models

      Cheti Nicoletti and Birgitta Rabe

      1. Education
      2. Economics
    10. Linked education data

      Birgitta Rabe

      1. Education
      2. Research
      3. Surveys
    11. Free childcare and parents’ labour supply: is more better?

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

      1. Education
      2. Labour Market
      3. Public Policy
      4. Household Economics
      5. Caregiving
    12. Does free childcare help parents work?

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

      1. Education
      2. Labour Market
      3. Public Policy
      4. Household Economics
      5. Caregiving
    13. Free childcare and parents’ labour supply: is more better?

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

      1. Education
      2. Labour Market
      3. Public Policy
      4. Household Economics
      5. Caregiving
    14. 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
    15. School quality and parental investments into children

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

      1. Education
      2. Child Development

    Media

    Displaying media publications 31 - 45 of 76 in total

    1. Funding for poorer pupils helps more boys than girls, study shows

    2. Funding for poorer pupils helps more boys than girls, study shows

    3. Poor bright girls left behind in class, school spending study shows

    4. Research resources report: evaluating a demand-side approach to expanding free pre-school education

    5. Free childcare for 3 year olds: no long term benefits for child development

    6. Benefits of free nursery education 'not lasting'

    7. England’s free nursery places deliver no long-term benefits, say studies

    8. Free childcare for 3-year-olds: no long term benefits for child development

    9. Research questions value of free childcare for three-year-olds

    10. ESRC small grants are back, how can you win one?

    11. Greater Government support needed for breastfeeding

    12. Who saves for retirement?

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

    14. Coalition steps in to prop up housing market

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


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