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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 16 - 30 of 72 in total

    1. Linked education data

      Birgitta Rabe

      1. Education
      2. Research
      3. Surveys
    2. 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
    3. 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
    4. 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
    5. 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
    6. School quality and parental investments into children

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

      1. Education
      2. Child Development
    7. 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
    8. 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
    9. Clever elder children spur on siblings

      Cheti Nicoletti and Birgitta Rabe

    10. Spending it wisely: how can schools use their resources to help poorer puplis

      Cheti Nicoletti and Birgitta Rabe

      1. Education
      2. Economics
      3. Public Policy
    11. Sibling spillover effects in school achievement

      Cheti Nicoletti and Birgitta Rabe

      1. Education
      2. Child Development
      3. Households
    12. 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
    13. 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
    14. 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
    15. School inputs and skills: complementarity and self-productivity

      Cheti Nicoletti and Birgitta Rabe

      1. Young People
      2. Education
      3. Finance

    Media

    Displaying media publications 46 - 60 of 80 in total

    1. Who saves for retirement?

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

    3. Coalition steps in to prop up housing market

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

    5. A nation of frustrated home-movers

    6. A nation of frustrated home-movers

    7. A nation of frustrated home-movers

    8. Breastfeeding - how to make the difference

    9. Employer contributions are key for pension savings

    10. Pensions: assessing the cost of auto-enrolment delay

    11. Researchers claim to debunk women/pensions savings myth

    12. £1000 blow to your pay packet in just 2 years as cost of living soars and incomes are squeezed

    13. Real take-home pay 'sees 5% fall'

    14. On the move

    15. Data on statistics described by researchers at University of Essex


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