Shifts in Housing Costs Exacerbated Rise in Income Inequality

22 October 2018

Research by Christian Dustmann and co-authors finds that changes in housing expenditures dramatically exacerbated the rise in income inequality in Germany since the mid-1990s. The research was covered on the German press.

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BBC Radio 4

24 August 2018

Professor Dustmann on the BBC Radio 4 progrmme Brexit: A Love Story? discussing the 2003 report on EU accession.

Immigrant and disadvantaged children benefit most from early childcare

05 June 2018

Christian Dustmann, Thomas Cornelissen, Anna Raute and Uta Schönberg, find that attending universal childcare from age three significantly improves the school readiness of children from immigrant and disadvantaged family backgrounds.

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The Criminal Behaviour of Young Fathers

15 May 2018

Christian Dustmann and Rasmus Landersø, find that very young fathers who have their first child while they are still teenagers subsequently commit less crime if the child is a boy than if it is a girl. This then has a spill over effect on other young men of a similar age living in the same neighbourhoods as the young father.

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BBC World Service - My Perfect Country

24 January 2018

Christian Dustmann discusses the achievements and shortcomings of Germany’s refugee integration policy on the BBC World Service Programme My Perfect Country: Germany.


11 October 2017

"I was quite prepared... to use the cover of the statistician's analysis": Former home secretary David Blunkett and Christian Dustmann on the 2003 report on EU accession on BBC 2's 'Billion Dollar Deals and How They Changed Your World'.


28 September 2017

Column on VoxEU on 'Why single-sex schools are more successful'.

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04 September 2017

Christian Dustmann ranked within the top 3 German speaking economists on the 2017 Handelsblatt ranking.

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