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Dr Birgitta Rabe Senior Research Fellow, University of Essex

Brabe
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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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    Publications

    Displaying publications 16 - 30 of 60 in total

    1. Evaluating a demand-side approach to expanding free preschool education

      J. Blanden, Emilia Del Bono, K. Hansen, et al.

      1. Education
      2. Child Development
      3. Public Policy
      4. Caregiving
    2. The impact of free early education for 3 year olds in England

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

      1. Education
      2. Child Development
      3. Labour Economics
      4. Public Policy
      5. Caregiving
    3. School inputs and skills: complementarity and self-productivity

      Cheti Nicoletti and Birgitta Rabe

      1. Young People
      2. Education
      3. Finance
    4. School inputs and skills: complementarity and self-productivity

      Cheti Nicoletti and Birgitta Rabe

      1. Young People
      2. Education
      3. Finance
    5. Inequality in pupils' test scores: how much do family, sibling type and neighbourhood matter?

      Cheti Nicoletti and Birgitta Rabe

      1. Area Effects
      2. Education
      3. Child Development
    6. Understanding Society – a geographical profile of respondents

      Jakob Petersen and Birgitta Rabe

      1. Geography
      2. Demography
      3. Survey Methodology
    7. Productivity of school expenditure: Differences across pupils from diverse backgrounds

      Cheti Nicoletti and Birgitta Rabe

    8. Differences in opportunities? Wage, employment and house-price effects on migration

      Birgitta Rabe and Mark P. Taylor

      1. Migration
      2. Economics
    9. 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
    10. The effect of school resources on test scores in England

      Cheti Nicoletti and Birgitta Rabe

      1. Education
      2. Finance
    11. The effect of school resources on test scores in England

      Cheti Nicoletti and Birgitta Rabe

      1. Education
      2. Finance
    12. Who saves for retirement?

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

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

      Cheti Nicoletti and Birgitta Rabe

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

      Birgitta Rabe and Brian Green

    15. Who saves for retirement?

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


    Media

    Displaying media publications 31 - 45 of 73 in total

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

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

    3. Benefits of free nursery education 'not lasting'

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

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

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

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

    8. Greater Government support needed for breastfeeding

    9. Who saves for retirement?

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

    11. Coalition steps in to prop up housing market

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

    13. A nation of frustrated home-movers

    14. A nation of frustrated home-movers

    15. A nation of frustrated home-movers


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