• Publications
  • Influence
Return migration, uncertainty and precautionary savings.
  • C. Dustmann
  • Economics, Medicine
  • Journal of development economics
  • 1 April 1997
"This paper presents a life-cycle model where migrants determine re-migration and consumption simultaneously in a stochastic environment. Whether precautionary savings of migrants are above or belowExpand
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On the Economics and Politics of Refugee Migration
This paper provides a comprehensive analysis of refugee migration, with emphasis on the current refugee crisis. After first reviewing the institutional framework laid out by the Geneva Convention forExpand
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Who Benefits from Universal Child Care? Estimating Marginal Returns to Early Child Care Attendance
We examine heterogeneous treatment effects of a universal child care program in Germany by exploiting variation in attendance caused by a reform that led to a large expansion staggered acrossExpand
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Peer Effects in the Workplace
Existing evidence on peer effects in the productivity of coworkers stems from either laboratory experiments or real-world studies referring to a specific firm or occupation. In this paper, we aim atExpand
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From LATE to MTE: Alternative Methods for the Evaluation of Policy Interventions
This paper provides an introduction into the estimation of marginal treatment effects (MTE). Compared to the existing surveys on the subject, our paper is less technical and speaks to the appliedExpand
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Return Migration and the Optimal Migration Duration
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Savings, Asset Holdings, and Temporary Migration
This paper analyzes savings and asset holdings of immigrants in relation to their return plans. We argue that savings and asset accumulation may be affected by return plans of immigrants. Further,Expand
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Part-time work, school success and school leaving
In this paper, we analyse part-time employment of teenagers still in full-time education, their academic performance, and their school leaving decisions. Our estimation strategy takes account of theExpand
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Does Universal Child Care Matter ? Evidence from a Large Expansion in Pre-School Education
This paper studies the e¤ect of a German universal child care program (aimed at 3to 6-year-olds) on school readiness indicators. We draw on unique administrative data for the entire population ofExpand
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