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CentrePiece Article
Unto Them That Hath...
Stephen Machin
February 2003
Paper No' CEPCP138:
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CentrePiece 8 (1) Spring 2003

Since the introduction of GCSE, more children from poorer backgrounds are staying in school post-16. But, argues Stephen Machin, it is middle-class children who have won most from the huge expansion of higher education.

This paper draws on research from Jo Blanden, Alissa Goodman, Paul Gregg and Stephen Machin, 'Changes in Intergenerational Mobility in Britain' CEE Discussion Paper No. 26, June 2002
This paper has been published as:
Jo Blanden, Alissa Goodman, Paul Gregg and Stephen Machin, 'Changes in Intergenerational Mobility in Britain' in Miles Corak (ed.), Generational Income Mobility in North America and Europe, Cambridge University Press, 2004