Universal childcare: the potential to level the playing field between the rich and poor

Thomas Cornelissen (York), on his research with Christian Dustmann (UCL), Anna Raute (Queen Mary, UoL) and Uta Schönberg (UCL). Many countries operate universal childcare programmes that are open to all pre-school age children. This blog post, reproduced from a voxeu article, analyses data from Germany to show that attending universal childcare at age 3 improves …

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