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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 58 in total

    1. School inputs and skills: complementarity and self-productivity

      Cheti Nicoletti and Birgitta Rabe

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

      Cheti Nicoletti and Birgitta Rabe

      1. Young People
      2. Education
      3. Finance
    3. 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
    4. Understanding Society – a geographical profile of respondents

      Jakob Petersen and Birgitta Rabe

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

      Cheti Nicoletti and Birgitta Rabe

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

      Birgitta Rabe and Mark P. Taylor

      1. Migration
      2. Economics
    7. 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
    8. The effect of school resources on test scores in England

      Cheti Nicoletti and Birgitta Rabe

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

      Cheti Nicoletti and Birgitta Rabe

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

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

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

      Cheti Nicoletti and Birgitta Rabe

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

      Birgitta Rabe and Brian Green

    13. Who saves for retirement?

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

    14. Moving home: wishes, expectations, and reasons

      Birgitta Rabe

      1. Area Effects
      2. Migration
      3. Housing Market
    15. Who saves for retirement?

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

      1. Pensions
      2. Labour Market
      3. Savings And Assets

    Media

    Displaying media publications 1 - 15 of 69 in total

    1. O brother, where art thou?

    2. 30 hours of free childcare likely to boost parental employment only slightly

    3. 30 hours of free childcare likely to boost parental employment only slightly

    4. A cautionary tale for politicians pushing universal preschool

    5. Evidence of free hours’ benefits is lacking

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

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

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

    9. Universal benefits? What effect does early education have on childhood development and career choices?

    10. Free nursery places have 'no educational benefit', research shows

    11. Free nursery places 'make no academic difference'

    12. 'Little impact' from nursery places

    13. 'Little impact' from nursery places

    14. 'Little impact' from nursery places

    15. 'Little impact' from nursery places


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