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Emilia Del Bono Director of MiSoC, University of Essex

Emilia del bono
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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.

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    1. Student preferences over fees, grants and loans

      Adeline Delavande, Emilia Del Bono, and Angus Holford

      1. Economics
      2. Public Policy
      3. Debt: Indebtedness
      4. Finance
      5. Higher Education
    2. What explains ethnic and SES gaps in degree class and dropout?

      Emilia Del Bono and Angus Holford

      1. Ethnic Groups
      2. Social Stratification
      3. Higher Education
    3. Student preferences over fees, grants and loans

      Adeline Delavande, Emilia Del Bono, and Angus Holford

      1. Debt: Indebtedness
      2. Finance
      3. Higher Education
    4. 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
    5. Licensing and regulation of the cannabis market in England and Wales: towards a cost-benefit analysis

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

      1. Law And Legislation
      2. Economics


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    1. Mothers who work late into pregnancy have smaller babies: study; findings highlight need for flexible maternity leave, author concludes

    2. Pregnant women who work 'have lighter babies'

    3. Academic achievement runs in the family

    4. Pupils born to succeed

    5. Pupils' exam results 'closely linked' to parents' education

    6. Breast way to get back to work earlier

    7. Breastfeeding facilities at work good for business as well as mum and baby

    8. Speeding up return

    9. Breastfeeding 'gets mothers back to work'

    10. Earlier returns if mums allowed to breastfeed at work

    11. Report urges breastfeeding facility

    12. Baby feeding facilities lure mothers to work

    13. Report urges breastfeeding facility

    14. Breastfeeding - how to make the difference

    15. Reading to children boosts social skills

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