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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 61 - 75 of 76 in total

    1. Women call shots on moving house

    2. Women hold sway on house move decisions

    3. Women call shots on location

    4. It's women who decide when to move home

    5. Women have final say when it comes to moving home

    6. Women have the say about moving house

    7. Breastfeeding: looking for the evidence

    8. New breastfeeding study

    9. Essex team looks at breastfeeding legacy

    10. On the matter of mother's milk

    11. Breastfeeding research: most comprehensive study of its kind

    12. Funding for study into benefits of breastfeeding

    13. Breastfeeding research: most comprehensive study of its kind

    14. Breastfeeding research: most comprehensive study of its kind

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


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