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Emilia Del Bono Professor of Economics

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Email
edelbono@essex.ac.uk
Telephone
01206 873569
Office
2N2.5B.06 (Level 5B)
Curriculum vitae

My current research agenda is focused on the nature, causes, and consequences of disparities in children’s human capital that lead to inequalities later on in life. This research revolves around three broad themes. The first concerns the extent to which maternal health behaviours shape the health and cognitive endowment of children, as well as the effect of differences in early health endowments on later outcomes. The second theme is related to the way in which differences in educational opportunities affect later educational attainment, labour market outcomes, and long-term life chances. The third theme is concerned with the analysis of the effects of parenting, and in particular maternal time inputs, on children’s cognitive and non-cognitive outcomes. My wider research interests also include work on family dynamics, fertility, and gender issues.


Publications

Displaying publications 1 - 15 of 165 in total

  1. A cautionary tale for politicians pushing universal preschool

    Jo Blanden, Emilia Del Bono, Sandra McNally, et al.

  2. Evidence of free hours’ benefits is lacking

    Jo Blanden, Emilia Del Bono, Sandra McNally, et al.

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

    Jo Blanden, Emilia Del Bono, Sandra McNally, et al.

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

    Jo Blanden, Emilia Del Bono, Sandra McNally, et al.

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

    Jo Blanden, Emilia Del Bono, Sandra McNally, et al.

  7. The long-run effects of attending an elite school: evidence from the United Kingdom

    Damon Clark and Emilia Del Bono

    1. Education
    2. Life Course Analysis
  8. Cannabis legalisation worth millions - government report

    Mark L. Bryan, Emilia Del Bono, and Stephen Pudney

  9. Legalising cannabis would raise millions in tax, says government study

    Mark L. Bryan, Emilia Del Bono, and Stephen Pudney

  10. Leaked Treasury report reveals legalised cannabis could be worth hundreds of millions to the Exchequer

    Mark L. Bryan, Emilia Del Bono, and Stephen Pudney

  11. Legalising cannabis in the UK 'would raise hundreds of millions'

    Mark L. Bryan, Emilia Del Bono, and Stephen Pudney

  12. Treasury makes financial case for legalising drugs

    Mark L. Bryan, Emilia Del Bono, and Stephen Pudney

  13. Cannabis: healthy benefit or deadly threat?

    Mark L. Bryan, Emilia Del Bono, and Stephen Pudney

  14. A look at how legalising cannabis could save hundreds of millions of pounds

    Mark L. Bryan, Emilia Del Bono, and Stephen Pudney

  15. Balancing the imbalances of the economy – to legalize or not to legalize

    Mark L. Bryan, Emilia Del Bono, and Stephen Pudney


Media

Displaying media publications 1 - 15 of 120 in total

  1. A cautionary tale for politicians pushing universal preschool

  2. Evidence of free hours’ benefits is lacking

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

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

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

  6. Cannabis legalisation worth millions - government report

  7. Legalising cannabis would raise millions in tax, says government study

  8. Leaked Treasury report reveals legalised cannabis could be worth hundreds of millions to the Exchequer

  9. Legalising cannabis in the UK 'would raise hundreds of millions'

  10. Treasury makes financial case for legalising drugs

  11. Cannabis: healthy benefit or deadly threat?

  12. A look at how legalising cannabis could save hundreds of millions of pounds

  13. Balancing the imbalances of the economy – to legalize or not to legalize

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

  15. Free nursery places 'make no academic difference'


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