Birgitta Rabe

I am an economist at the Institute for Social and Economic Research, University of Essex, 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