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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 46 - 60 of 66 in total

    1. Inequality in pupils' educational attainment: how much do family, sibling type and neighbourhood matter?

      Cheti Nicoletti and Birgitta Rabe

      1. Education
      2. Child Development
    2. Residential mobility, quality of neighbourhood and life course events

      Birgitta Rabe and Mark P. Taylor

      1. Migration
      2. Life Course Analysis
    3. Inequality in pupils' educational attainment: how much do family, sibling type and neighbourhood matter?

      Cheti Nicoletti and Birgitta Rabe

    4. Differences in opportunities? Wage, unemployment and house-price effects on migration

      Birgitta Rabe and Mark P. Taylor

      1. Migration
      2. Economics
    5. Residential mobility, neighbourhood quality and life-course events

      Birgitta Rabe and Mark P. Taylor

      1. Migration
      2. Life Course Analysis
    6. Differences in Opportunities? Wage, unemployment, and house-price effects on migration

      Birgitta Rabe and Mark P. Taylor

    7. Differences in Opportunities? Wage, unemployment, and house-price effects on migration

      Birgitta Rabe and Mark P. Taylor

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

      Birgitta Rabe and Mark P. Taylor

      1. Migration
      2. Housing Market
    9. Cash for new breastfeeding study

      Emilia Del Bono, Maria Iacovou, and Birgitta Rabe

    10. Brestfeeding project most comprehensive study of its kind

      Emilia Del Bono, Maria Iacovou, and Birgitta Rabe

    11. Understanding Society. Some preliminary results from the Wave 1 Innovation Panel

      Jonathan Burton, Heather Laurie, S.C. Noah Uhrig, et al.

    12. Residential mobility, neighbourhood quality and life-course events

      Birgitta Rabe and Mark P. Taylor

    13. Residential mobility, neighbourhood quality and life-course events

      Birgitta Rabe and Mark P. Taylor

    14. Occupational pensions, wages and job mobility in Germany

      Birgitta Rabe

      1. Pensions
      2. Labour Market
    15. Dual-Earner Migration in Britain: earnings gains, employment, and self-selection

      Birgitta Rabe


    Media

    Displaying media publications 1 - 15 of 76 in total

    1. New evidence shows how school closures hit children’s mental health hard

      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
    2. Children will need further help with mental health despite return of schools, study warns

      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
    3. Stressed pupils 'are more likely to bully and fight': Teachers could face an increase in bad behaviour in class after effect of pandemic on children's mental health, study warns

      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
    4. Back to school: 'It's nice to see my friends'

      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
    5. Schools return in England: Boris Johnson hails first steps to freedom

      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. School closures negatively affected children's mental health, research suggests

      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
    7. Free school dinners ‘led to fall in childhood obesity rates’

    8. O brother, where art thou?

    9. 30 hours of free childcare likely to boost parental employment only slightly

    10. 30 hours of free childcare likely to boost parental employment only slightly

    11. A cautionary tale for politicians pushing universal preschool

    12. Evidence of free hours’ benefits is lacking

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

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

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


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