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CEP Discussion Paper
"Teaching to Teach" Literacy Stephen Machin, Sandra McNally and Martina Viarengo
April 2016
Paper No' CEPDP1425:
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JEL Classification: I21;I28


Tags: literacy; phonics

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CEP Discussion Paper
Testing Means-Tested Aid Richard Murphy and Gill Wyness
December 2015
Paper No' CEPDP1396:
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JEL Classification: I22; I23; I28


Tags: higher education; financial aid; degree completion

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CEP Discussion Paper
Multitask Agents and Incentives: The Case of Teaching and Research for University Professors Marta De Philippis
November 2015
Paper No' CEPDP1386:
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JEL Classification: I2; J41; M5


Tags: multitasking; incentives; teaching

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CEP Discussion Paper
Academies 2: The New Batch Andrew Eyles, Stephen Machin and Olmo Silva
September 2015
Paper No' CEPDP1370:
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JEL Classification: I20; I21; I28


Tags: academies; pupil intake

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CEP Discussion Paper
The Introduction of Academy Schools to England's Education Andrew Eyles and Stephen Machin
August 2015
Paper No' CEPDP1368:
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JEL Classification: I20; I21; I28


Tags: academies; pupil intake; pupil performance

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CEP Discussion Paper
Job Loss at Home: Children's School Performance During the Great Recession in Spain Jenifer Ruiz-Valenzuela
July 2015
Paper No' CEPDP1364:
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JEL Classification: I20; I24; J63; J65


Tags: parental job loss; school performance; great recession

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CEP Discussion Paper
ICT and Education: Evidence from Student Home Addresses Benjamin Faber, Rosa Sanchis-Guarner and Felix Weinhardt
June 2015
Paper No' CEPDP1359:
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JEL Classification: F66; I20; D83


Tags: education; information and communication technology; internet

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CEP Discussion Paper
Universal Pre-School Education: The Case of Public Funding with Private Provision Jo Blanden, Emilia Del Bono, Sandra McNally and Birgitta Rabe May 2015
Paper No' CEPDP1352:
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JEL Classification: I21; I24; H44


Tags: childcare; child outcomes; publicly provided goods

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CEP Discussion Paper
Ill Communication: Technology, Distraction & Student Performance Louis-Philippe Beland and Richard Murphy
May 2015
Paper No' CEPDP1350:
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JEL Classification: I21; I28; O33; J24


Tags: mobile phones; technology; student performance; productivity

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CEP Discussion Paper
Giving a Little Help to Girls? Evidence on Grade Discrimination and its Effect on Students' Achievement Camille Terrier
March 2015
Paper No' CEPDP1341:
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JEL Classification: I21; I24; J16


Tags: gender; grading; discrimination; progress

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CEP Discussion Paper
'High' Achievers? Cannabis Access and Academic Performance Olivier Marie and Ulf Zölitz
March 2015
Paper No' CEPDP1340:
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JEL Classification: I18; I20; K42


Tags: cannabis; legalization; student performance

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Educational efficiency: value for money in public spending on schools Peter Dolton, Oscar Marcenaro Gutierrez and Adam Still
January 2015
Paper No' CEPCP441:
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CentrePiece 19 (3) Winter 2015


Tags: education; policy; funding; quality measures; educational efficiency

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CEP Discussion Paper
Assessing the Effect of School Days and Absences on Test Score Performance Esteban Aucejo and Teresa Foy Romano
September 2014
Paper No' CEPDP1302:
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JEL Classification: I20


Tags: absences; days; schools; teachers

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CEP Discussion Paper
Paying Out and Crowding Out? The Globalisation of Higher Education Stephen Machin and Richard Murphy
September 2014
Paper No' CEPDP1299:
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JEL Classification: I20; I21; I28


Tags: overseas students; crowding out

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CEP Discussion Paper
Education and Health Knowledge: Evidence from UK Compulsory Schooling Reforms David W. Johnston, Grace Lordan, Michael A. Shields and Agne Suziedelyte September 2014
Paper No' CEPDP1297:
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JEL Classification: I20; I10; I12


Tags: education; health; knowledge; compulsory schooling; causality

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Economics of higher education Richard Murphy and Gill Wyness
February 2014
Paper No' CEPCP412:
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CentrePiece 18 (3) Winter 2014


Tags: higher education; uk; government policy

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CEP Discussion Paper
Economic Uncertainty, Parental Selection, and the Criminal Activity of the 'Children of the Wall' Arnaud Chevalier and Olivier Marie January 2014
Paper No' CEPDP1256:
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JEL Classification: J13; K42


Tags: crime; parental selection; fertility; economic uncertainty; risk attitude

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CEP Discussion Paper
Intergenerational Persistence in Income and Social Class: The Impact of Within-Group Inequality Jo Blanden, Paul Gregg and Lindsey Macmillan September 2013
Paper No' CEPDP1242:
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JEL Classification: J13; J31; Z13


Tags: intergenerational income mobility; social class fluidity; income inequality

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CEP Discussion Paper
The Importance of Rank Position Richard Murphy and Felix Weinhardt
September 2013
Paper No' CEPDP1241:
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JEL Classification: I21; J24; D01


Tags: rank; non-cognitive skills; peer effects

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CEP Discussion Paper
Affirmative Action and University Fit: Evidence from Proposition 209 Peter Arcidiacono, Esteban Aucejo, Patrick Coate and V. Joseph Hotz June 2013
Paper No' CEPDP1224:
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Tags: affirmative action; college enrollment; college graduation; mismatch

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CEP Discussion Paper
University Differences in the Graduation of Minorities in STEM Fields: Evidence from California Peter Arcidiacono, Esteban Aucejo and V. Joseph Hotz June 2013
Paper No' CEPDP1223:
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Tags: stem majors; minorities; college graduation

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CEP Special Report
Education in a Devolved Scotland: A Quantitative Analysis Stephen Machin, Sandra McNally and Gill Wyness
May 2013
Paper No' CEPSP30:
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Tags: scotland; education policy; devolution

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CEP Discussion Paper
Explaining Cross-Racial Differences in the Educational Gender Gap Esteban Aucejo
May 2013
Paper No' CEPDP1220:
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JEL Classification: I2; J15; J16


Tags: gender gap; college enrollment; non-cognitive skills; cognitive skills; race

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CEP Discussion Paper
Racial Segregation Patterns in Selective Universities Peter Arcidiacono, Esteban Aucejo, Andrew Hussey and Kenneth Spenner
May 2013
Paper No' CEPDP1219:
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JEL Classification: K10;J15;I20


Tags: minorities; college; friendship; race

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CEP Discussion Paper
The Surprisingly Dire Situation of Children's Education in Rural West Africa: Results from the CREO Study in Guinea-Bissau Peter Boone, Ila Fazzio, Kameshwari Jandhyala, Chitra Jayanty, Gangadhar Jayanty, Simon Johnson, Vimala Ramachandrin, Filipa Silva and Zhaoguo Zhan April 2013
Paper No' CEPDP1201:
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JEL Classification: O1; O55; I2; F35; H43


Tags: education; africa; survey results; numeracy; literacy

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CEP Special Report
School Structure, School Autonomy and the Tail Stephen Machin and Olmo Silva
March 2013
Paper No' CEPSP29:
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CEP Discussion Paper
When the Cat is Near, the Mice Won't Play: The Effect of External Examiners in Italian Schools Marco Bertoni, Giorgio Brunello and Lorenzo Rocco February 2013
Paper No' CEPDP1191:
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JEL Classification: C31; H52; I2


Tags: education; testing; external monitoring; indirect treatment effects

CEE/Education and Skills Programme Discussion Paper
Student Awareness of Costs and Benefits of Educational Decisions: Effects of an Information Campaign Marty McGuigan, Sandra McNally and Gill Wyness August 2012
Paper No' CEEDP0139:
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JEL Classification: I2


Tags: tuition fees; information campaign; educational decisions

CEE/Education and Skills Programme Discussion Paper
Do Professors Really Perpetuate the Gender Gap in Science? Evidence from a Natural Experiment in a French Higher Education Institution Thomas Breda and Son Thierry Ly June 2012
Paper No' CEEDP0138:
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JEL Classification: I23; J16


Tags: discrimination; gender stereotypes; natural experiment; sex and science

CEE/Education and Skills Programme Discussion Paper
Non-Native Speakers Of English In The Classroom: What Are The Effects On Pupil Performance? Charlotte Geay, Sandra McNally and Shqiponja Telhaj March 2012
Paper No' CEEDP0137:
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Tags: language; immigration; education

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Pupils' progress: how children's perceptions influence their efforts Amine Ouazad and Lionel Page
February 2012
Paper No' CEPCP359:
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CentrePiece 16 (3) Winter 2012


Tags: education; uk;

CEE/Education and Skills Programme Discussion Paper
Mental Health and Education Decisions Francesca Cornaglia, Elena Crivellaro and Sandra McNally
February 2012
Paper No' CEEEDP0136:
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JEL Classification: I1; I2


Tags: mental health; educational attainment; drop-out

CEE/Education and Skills Programme Discussion Paper
Subjective Performance Evaluation in the Public Sector: Evidence from School Inspections Iftikhar Hussain
February 2012
Paper No' CEEDP0135:
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JEL Classification: H11; I20; I28


Tags: subjective performance evaluation; gaming behavior; school inspections.

CEE/Education and Skills Programme Discussion Paper
Fasting During Pregnancy and Children's Academic Performance Douglas Almond, Bhashkar Mazumder and Reyn van Ewijk
January 2012
Paper No' CEEDP0134:
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Tags: educational outcomes; pregnancy; fasting

CEE/Education and Skills Programme Discussion Paper
Students’ Perceptions of Teacher Biases: Experimental Economics in Schools Amine Ouazad and Lionel Page
January 2012
Paper No' CEEDP0133:
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Tags: teacher biases; educational achievement

CEE/Education and Skills Programme Discussion Paper
Valuing School Quality Using Boundary Discontinuities Stephen Gibbons, Stephen Machin and Olmo Silva
January 2012
Paper No' CEEDP0132:
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JEL Classification: C21; I20; H75; R21


Tags: house prices; school quality; boundary discontinuities

CEE/Education and Skills Programme Discussion Paper
The Evaluation of English Education Policies Stephen Machin and Sandra McNally
December 2011
Paper No' CEEDP0131:
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JEL Classification: I2


Tags: educational inequality; evaluation; school policies

CEE/Education and Skills Programme Discussion Paper
Do Public Colleges in Developing Countries Provide Better Education than Private ones? Evidence from General Education Sector in India Yona Rubinstein and Sheetal Sekhri December 2011
Paper No' CEEDP0130:
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JEL Classification: O15; I21; H41


Tags: private education; public education; india

CEE/Education and Skills Programme Discussion Paper
An Evaluation of “Special Educational Needs” Programmes in England Francois Keslair, Eric Maurin and Sandra McNally
November 2011
Paper No' CEEDP0129:
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JEL Classification: I2


Tags: education; special needs; evaluation;

CEE/Education and Skills Programme Discussion Paper
Does Additional Spending Help Urban Schools? An Evaluation Using Boundary Discontinuities Stephen Gibbons, Sandra McNally and Martina Viarengo September 2011
Paper No' CEEDP0128:
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JEL Classification: R0; I21; H52;


Tags: urban schools; education; resources;


This paper has been published as:
Spatial Economics Research Centre (SERC) Discussion Paper No. 90
CEE/Education and Skills Programme Discussion Paper
From Grants to Loans and Fees: The Demand for Post-Compulsory Education in England and Wales from 1955 to 2008 Peter Dolton and Li Lin September 2011
Paper No' CEEDP0127:
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JEL Classification: J08; I22; I28


Tags: post compulsory education; student finance; structural change

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Fees and loathing: higher education finance and university participation Gill Wyness
June 2011
Paper No' CEPCP343:
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CentrePiece 16 (1) Summer 2011


JEL Classification: I22; I23; I29; J24


Tags: wage differentials; returns to education

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CEP Occasional Paper
Houses and Schools: Valuation of School Quality through then Housing Market - EALE 2010 Presidential Address Stephen Machin May 2011
Paper No' CEPOP29:
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JEL Classification: H4;R21


Tags: house prices; school quality

CEE/Education and Skills Programme Discussion Paper
Do Neighbours Affect Teenage Outcomes? Evidence from Neighbourhood Changes in England Stephen Gibbons, Olmo Silva and Felix Weinhardt November 2010
Paper No' CEEDP0122:
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JEL Classification: C21; I20; H75; R23


Tags: neighbourhood effects; cognitive and non-cognitive outcomes; secondary schools

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CEP Discussion Paper
Police and Thieves in the Stadium: Measuring the (Multiple)Effects of Football Matches on Crime Olivier Marie
October 2010
Paper No' CEPDP1012:
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JEL Classification: K10; K42


Tags: football; police; crime

CEE/Education and Skills Programme Discussion Paper
Starting School And Leaving Welfare: The Impact of Public Education on Lone Parents' Welfare Receipt Mike Brewer and Claire Crawford October 2010
Paper No' CEEDP0121:
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JEL Classification: I21; J22


Tags: labour supply; school entry; regression discontinuity; lone parents; welfare receipt

CEE/Education and Skills Programme Discussion Paper
The Timing of Parental Income and Child Outcomes: The Role of Permanent and Transitory Shocks Emma Tominey
October 2010
Paper No' CEEDP0120:
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JEL Classification: D12; J13


Tags: income; pupil outcomes; shocks

CEE/Education and Skills Programme Discussion Paper
When do Better Schools Raise Housing Prices? Evidence from Paris Public and Private Schools Gabrielle Fack and Julien Grenet
October 2010
Paper No' CEEDP0119:
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JEL Classification: H41;I21;I28;R21


Tags: school attendance zones; private schools; housing markets; residential segregation

CEE/Education and Skills Programme Discussion Paper
Variation in Educational Outcomes and Policies Across Countries and of Schools within Countries Richard Freeman, Stephen Machin and Martina Viarengo August 2010
Paper No' CEEDP0117:
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JEL Classification: H5;I20;J24;J68;O15;P5


Tags: educational attainment; schools; inequality

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CEP Policy Analysis
A Note on Academy School Policy Stephen Machin and James Vernoit
July 2010
Paper No' CEPPA011:
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Tags: schools; education; academies

CEE/Education and Skills Programme Special Paper
CEE Special Report: The Children's Workforce: A Data Scoping Study. A Report for the Department of Children, School and Family (DCSF) Stephen Machin, Sandra McNally and Dongshu Ou July 2010
Paper No' CEESP02:
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Tags: children's services; national child strategy; education

CEE/Education and Skills Programme Discussion Paper
The Kuznets Curve of Education: A Global Perspective on Education Inequalities Christian Morrisson and Fabrice Murtin
June 2010
Paper No' CEEDP0116:
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JEL Classification: D31; E27; F02; N00; O40


Tags: inequality; human capital; economic history; kuznets curve.

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CEP Discussion Paper
The Crime Reducing Effect of Education Stephen Machin, Olivier Marie and Suncica Vujic
May 2010
Paper No' CEPDP0979:
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JEL Classification: I2; K42


Tags: crime; education; offenders


This paper has been published as:
Youth Crime and Education Expansion, Stephen Machin, Olivier Marie and Suncica Vujic, German Economic Review, Volume 13, Issue 4, November 2012
CEE/Education and Skills Programme Discussion Paper
The Changing Economic Advantage From Private School Francis Green, Stephen Machin, Richard Murphy and Yu Zhu
April 2010
Paper No' CEEDP0115:
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JEL Classification: I22; I29; J31


Tags: wage differentials; educational attainment; private schools

CEE/Education and Skills Programme Discussion Paper
Interest Subsidies on Student Loans: A Better Class of Drain Nicholas Barr and Alison Johnston
March 2010
Paper No' CEEDP0114:
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Tags: student loans;

CEE/Education and Skills Programme Discussion Paper
Individual Teacher Incentives, Student Achievement and Grade Inflation Pedro Martins
March 2010
Paper No' CEEDP0112:
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Tags: teacher incentives; pupil attainment

CEE/Education and Skills Programme Discussion Paper
Measuring the Returns to Lifelong Learning Jo Blanden, Franz Buscha, Patrick Sturgis and Peter Urwin
March 2010
Paper No' CEEDP0110:
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Tags: lifelong learning; earnings; social status

CEE/Education and Skills Programme Discussion Paper
How Much Can We Learn from International Comparisons of Intergenerational Mobility? Jo Blanden
November 2009
Paper No' CEEDP0111:
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JEL Classification: J62; J68; D63


Tags: intergenerational mobility; public policy; inequality

CEE/Education and Skills Programme Discussion Paper
The Century of Education Christian Morrisson and Fabrice Murtin
September 2009
Paper No' CEEDP0109:
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Tags: education; school enrolment; inequality

CEE/Education and Skills Programme Discussion Paper
Length of Compulsory Education and Voter Turnout - Evidence from a Staged Reform Panu Pelkonen
September 2009
Paper No' CEEDP0108:
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JEL Classification: H23; I21


Tags: education; externalities; voting; school reform

CEE/Education and Skills Programme Discussion Paper
To Leave or Not to Leave? A Regression Discontinuity Analysis of the Impact of Failing High School Exit Exam Dongshu Ou
August 2009
Paper No' CEEDP0107:
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JEL Classification: I21; I28; J24


Tags: high school exit exam; student dropout; regression discontinuity

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CEP Discussion Paper
Educational Returns, Ability Composition and Cohort Effects: Theory and Evidence for Cohorts of Early-Career UK Graduates Norman Ireland, Robin A. Naylor, Jeremy Smith and Shqiponja Telhaj July 2009
Paper No' CEPDP0939:
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JEL Classification: J31; J24; I21; D82


Tags: educational returns; college wage premium; degree class; ability bias; statistical discrimination

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CEP Discussion Paper
The Century of Education Christian Morrisson and Fabrice Murtin
June 2009
Paper No' CEPDP0934:
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JEL Classification: D31; E27; F02; N00; O40


Tags: inequality; human capital; economic history; copula function

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CentrePiece Article
In Brief: Dropping out of school Dongshu Ou
June 2009
Paper No' CEPCP287:
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CentrePiece 14 (1) Spring 2009


This article summarises 'To Leave or Not to Leave? A Regression Discontinuity Analysis of the Impact of Failing the High School Exit Exam' by Dongshu Ou, CEP Discussion Paper No. 907
This paper has been published as:
'To Leave or Not to Leave? A Regression Discontinuity Analysis of the Impact of Failing the High School Exit Exam', forthcoming in Economics of Education Review
CEE/Education and Skills Programme Discussion Paper
University Quality and Graduate Wages in the UK Iftikhar Hussain, Sandra McNally and Shqiponja Telhaj
March 2009
Paper No' CEEDP0099:
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JEL Classification: I23; J24


Tags: university quality; returns to education

CEE/Education and Skills Programme Discussion Paper
Access, Choice and Participation in Higher Education Steve Gibbons and Anna Vignoles
January 2009
Paper No' CEEDP0101:
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JEL Classification: I2; R


Tags: higher education; choice; migration

CEE/Education and Skills Programme Discussion Paper
Parents' Basic Skills and Childrens' Cognitive Outcomes Elena Meschi, Anna Vignoles and Augustin de Coulon
December 2008
Paper No' CEEDP0104:
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JEL Classification: I21;J13;J24


Tags: basic skills; intergenerational transfer; education

CEE/Education and Skills Programme Discussion Paper
Education and Mobility Stephen Machin, Panu Pelkonen and Kjell Salvanes
December 2008
Paper No' CEEDP0100:
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JEL Classification: I28;J24;J61


Tags: education; mobility; labour market.

CEE/Education and Skills Programme Discussion Paper
Assessed by a Teacher Like Me: Race, Gender and Subjective Evaluations Amine Ouazad
December 2008
Paper No' CEEDP0098:
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JEL Classification: C23;I2;J15;J16;J7;J82


Tags: grading; discrimination; stereotype threat; race; gender

CEE/Education and Skills Programme Discussion Paper
The Convergence of Compulsory Schooling in Western Europe: 1950-2000 Fabrice Murtin and Martina Viarengo
November 2008
Paper No' CEEDP0095:
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JEL Classification: H4; I2; N3; N4


Tags: economic history; education; convergence; globalization

CEE/Education and Skills Programme Discussion Paper
Intergenerational Mobility and Assortative Mating: Effects of an Educational Reform Helena Holmlund
November 2008
Paper No' CEEDP0091:
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JEL Classification: I2; J12; J62


Tags: intergenerational mobility; education; assortative mating

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CentrePiece Article
A continuing downward trend in intergenerational mobility? Jo Blanden and Stephen Machin
October 2008
Paper No' CEPCP263:
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CentrePiece 13 (2) Autumn 2008

CEE/Education and Skills Programme Discussion Paper
An Analysis of the Benefit of NVQ2 Qualifications Acquired at Age 26-34 Anna Vignoles and Augustin de Coulon
October 2008
Paper No' CEEDP0106:
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Tags: skills; vocational qualifications; lifelong learning

CEE/Education and Skills Programme Discussion Paper
Returns to Apprenticeship Training in Austria: Evidence from Failed Firms Josef Fersterer and Jörn-Steffen Pischke
February 2008
Paper No' CEEDP0088:
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JEL Classification: J24; J31


Tags: human capital; returns to schooling; firm-based training; ability bias


This paper has been published as:
Scandinavian Journal of Economics, 110(4), pp.733-753, 2008
CEE/Education and Skills Programme Discussion Paper
A Researcher's Guide to the Swedish Compulsory School Reform Helena Holmlund
February 2008
Paper No' CEEDP0087:
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JEL Classification: I2


Tags: educational reform; instrumental variables

CEE/Education and Skills Programme Discussion Paper
Competition for private and state school teachers Francis Green, Stephen Machin, Richard Murphy and Yu Zhu
January 2008
Paper No' CEEDP0094:
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Tags: private schools; state schools; independent schools; teachers' labour markets

CEE/Education and Skills Programme Discussion Paper
Students' academic self-perception Arnaud Chevalier, Steve Gibbons, Sherria Hoskins, Martin Snell and Andy Thorpe
January 2008
Paper No' CEEDP0090:
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JEL Classification: I21; J16; Y80


Tags: test performance; self-assessment; higher education participation; academic self-perception

CEE/Education and Skills Programme Discussion Paper
The effects of higher education funding reforms on the lifetime incomes of graduates Lorraine Dearden, Emla Fitzsimons, Alissa Goodman and Greg Kaplan January 2008
Paper No' CEEDP0078:
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Tags: higher education; funding; fees; earnings; student loans

CEE/Education and Skills Programme Discussion Paper
When You Are Born Matters: The Imapct of Date of Birth on Child Cognitive Outcomes in England Claire Crawford, Lorraine Dearden and Costas Meghir October 2007
Paper No' CEEDP0093:
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Tags: birth effects; birth penalties; school start dates; cognitive outcomes

CEE/Education and Skills Programme Discussion Paper
The Impact of Early Cognitive and Non-Cognitive Skills on Later Outcomes Pedro Carneiro, Claire Crawford and Alissa Goodman
October 2007
Paper No' CEEDP0092:
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Tags: cognitive skills; non-cognitive skills; labour maket outcomes; education outcomes; social outcomes

CEE/Education and Skills Programme Discussion Paper
Studying Abroad and the Effect on International Labor Market Mobility: Evidence from the Introduction of Erasmus Matthias Parey and Fabian Waldinger August 2007
Paper No' CEEDP0086:
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CEE/Education and Skills Programme Discussion Paper
Educational Effects of Widening Access to the Academic Track: A Natural Experiment Eric Maurin and Sandra McNally
August 2007
Paper No' CEEDP0085:
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JEL Classification: I2


Tags: education; tracking; selection

CEE/Education and Skills Programme Discussion Paper
Mobility and School Disruption Steve Gibbons and Shqiponja Telhaj
August 2007
Paper No' CEEDP0083:
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JEL Classification: H4; I2; R2; J24


Tags: pupil mobility; pupil achievement; externalities

CEE/Education and Skills Programme Discussion Paper
The Impact of Computer Use, Computer Skills and Computer Use Intensity: Evidence from WERS 2004. Peter Dolton and Panu Pelkonen August 2007
Paper No' CEEDP0081:
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Tags: ict; skills

CEE/Education and Skills Programme Discussion Paper
Over-Education and the Skills of UK Graduates Arnaud Chevalier and Joanne Lindley
August 2007
Paper No' CEEDP0079:
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JEL Classification: J24; J31; I2


Tags: over-education; skills

CEE/Education and Skills Programme Discussion Paper
Use IT or Lose IT? The Impact of Computers on Earnings Peter Dolton, Gerry Makepeace and Helen Robinson
June 2007
Paper No' CEEDP0082:
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JEL Classification: J31


Tags: ict

CEE/Education and Skills Programme Discussion Paper
Is Free School Meal Status a Valid Proxy for Socio-Economic Status (in Schools Research)? Graham Hobbs and Anna Vignoles
May 2007
Paper No' CEEDP0084:
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Tags: school meals; family income;

CEE/Education and Skills Programme Discussion Paper
Urban Density and Pupil Attainment Steve Gibbons and Olmo Silva
May 2007
Paper No' CEEDP0080:
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JEL Classification: I20; R20; J24;


Tags: urban density and agglomeration; school choice and competition; pupil achievement

CEE/Education and Skills Programme Discussion Paper
The Value of Basic Skills in the British Labour Market Oscar Marcenaro Gutierrez, Anna Vignoles and Augustin de Coulon
May 2007
Paper No' CEEDP0077:
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Tags: skills; labour market; literacy; numeracy

CEE/Education and Skills Programme Discussion Paper
Resources and Standards in Urban Schools Stephen Machin, Sandra McNally and Costas Meghir
February 2007
Paper No' CEEDP0076:
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JEL Classification: I21; H52; C52


Tags: education; resources; evaluation; disadvantage

CEE/Education and Skills Programme Discussion Paper
The Long Term Impacts of Compulsory Schooling: Evidence from a Natural Experiment in School Leaving Dates Emilia Del Bono and Fernando Galindo-Rueda January 2007
Paper No' CEEDP0074:
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JEL Classification: I2; C3; J2


Tags: education qualifications; school leaving age; instrumental variables; labour market impacts

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CEP Discussion Paper
American Economic Development Since the Civil War or the Virtue of Education Fabrice Murtin
December 2006
Paper No' CEPDP0765:
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JEL Classification: D31; E27; F02; N00; O40.


Tags: unified growth theory; human capital; technological progress; inequality and growth

CEE/Education and Skills Programme Discussion Paper
Faith Primary Schools: Better Schools or Better Pupils? Steve Gibbons and Olmo Silva
November 2006
Paper No' CEEDP0072:
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Tags: education; religion; faith schools; educational attainment

CEE/Education and Skills Programme Discussion Paper
Accounting for Intergenerational Income Persistence: Non-Cognitive Skills, Ability and Education Jo Blanden, Paul Gregg, Lindsey Macmillan and Lindsey Macmillan September 2006
Paper No' CEEDP0073:
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JEL Classification: J62; J13; J31


Tags: intergenerational mobility; children; skills

CEE/Education and Skills Programme Discussion Paper
Sheepskin or Prozac: The Causal Effect of Education on Mental Health Arnaud Chevalier and L Feinstein
August 2006
Paper No' CEEDP0071:
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JEL Classification: I12; I29


Tags: returns to education; mental health

CEE/Education and Skills Programme Discussion Paper
Education, Occupation and Career Expectations: Determinants of the Gender Pay Gap for UK Graduates Arnaud Chevalier
August 2006
Paper No' CEEDP0069:
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JEL Classification: J16; J13; J29; J70


Tags: gender wage gap; attitude


This paper has been published as:
Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics Volume 69 Issue 6
CEE/Education and Skills Programme Discussion Paper
Using Rate of Return Analyses to Understand Sector Skill Needs Nattavudh Powdthavee and Anna Vignoles
July 2006
Paper No' CEEDP0070:
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Tags: returns to education; sector skills

CEE/Education and Skills Programme Discussion Paper
Close Neighbours Matter: Neighbourhood Effects on Early Performance at School Dominique Goux and Eric Maurin
July 2006
Paper No' CEEDP0068:
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JEL Classification: I21; J24


Tags: neighborhood effects on education

CEE/Education and Skills Programme Discussion Paper
Which Skills Matter? Pedro Carneiro, Claire Crawford and Alissa Goodman
July 2006
Paper No' CEEDP0059:
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Tags: cognitive skills; non-cognitive skills; ncds; schooling; labour market outcomes

CEE/Education and Skills Programme Discussion Paper
Comprehensive Versus Selective Schooling in England and Wales: What Do We Know? Alan Manning and Jörn-Steffen Pischke
June 2006
Paper No' CEEDP0066:
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Tags: education; secondary schools; comprehensive schooling; selective schooling; tracking

CEE/Education and Skills Programme Discussion Paper
The Mobility of English School Children Stephen Machin, Shqiponja Telhaj and Joan Wilson
May 2006
Paper No' CEEDP0067:
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JEL Classification: 12


Tags: school children; mobility


This paper has been published as:
Fiscal Studies, 27, 253-280 (2006)
CEE/Education and Skills Programme Discussion Paper
From the Cradle to the Labor Market? The Effect of Birth Weight on Adult Outcomes Sandra E. Black, Paul Devereux and Kjell Salvanes March 2006
Paper No' CEEDP0061:
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Tags: labour market outcomes; educational attainment; birth weight

CEE/Education and Skills Programme Discussion Paper
What Should an Index of School Segregation Measure? Rebecca Allen and Anna Vignoles
March 2006
Paper No' CEEDP0060:
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Tags: segregation; choice; schools; school admissions

CEE/Education and Skills Programme Discussion Paper
Education Policy in the UK Stephen Machin and Anna Vignoles
March 2006
Paper No' CEEDP0057:
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Tags: education policy; participation; higher education


This paper has been published as:
CESifo DICE Report, 4, 64-74 (2005)
CEE/Education and Skills Programme Discussion Paper
Gender and Student Achievement in English Schools Stephen Machin and Sandra McNally
February 2006
Paper No' CEEDP0058:
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Tags: gender; educational achievement


This paper has been published as:
Oxford Review of Economic Policy, 21, 357-372 (2005)
CEE/Education and Skills Programme Discussion Paper
Competition, Choice and Pupil Achievement Steve Gibbons, Steve Gibbons, Stephen Machin and Olmo Silva
January 2006
Paper No' CEEDP0056:
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JEL Classification: I20; H70; R5


Tags: competition; choice; primary schools; pupil achievement

CEE/Education and Skills Programme Discussion Paper
New Technology in Schools: Is There a Payoff? Stephen Machin, Sandra McNally and Olmo Silva
January 2006
Paper No' CEEDP0055:
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JEL Classification: H52; I20; I28; J24


Tags: information and communication technology (ict); pupil achievement


This paper has been published as:
New Technology in Schools, Stephen Machin, Sandra McNally and Olmo Silva, The Economic Journal, Volume 117, Issue 522, July 2007
CEE/Education and Skills Programme Discussion Paper
Zero Returns to Compulsory Schooling in Germany: Evidence and Interpretation Jörn-Steffen Pischke and Till von Wachter
January 2006
Paper No' CEEDP0054:
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Tags: education; schooling


This paper has been published as:
Review of Economics and Statistics 90, August 2008, pp.592-598
CEE/Education and Skills Programme Discussion Paper
Education Subsidies and School Drop-Out Rates Lorraine Dearden, Carl Emmerson, Christine Frayne, Costas Meghir and Costas Meghir January 2006
Paper No' CEEDP0053:
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Tags: education; school

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CEP Discussion Paper
Apprenticeship in Europe: 'Fading' or Flourishing? Hilary Steedman
December 2005
Paper No' CEPDP0710:
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JEL Classification: I21; J24


Tags: apprenticeship; dual system; school to work transition

CEE/Education and Skills Programme Discussion Paper
The Heterogeneous Effect of Selection in Secondary Schools: Understanding the Changing Role of Ability Fernando Galindo-Rueda and Anna Vignoles June 2005
Paper No' CEEDP0052:
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Should Research Universities be led by top researchers? Part 1: Are they? Amanda Goodall
June 2005
Paper No' CEEDP0051:
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The More the Merrier? The Effect of Family Size and Birth Order on Children's Education S Black, Paul Devereux and Kjell Salvanes June 2005
Paper No' CEEDP0050:
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CEE/Education and Skills Programme Discussion Paper
Vive la Revolution! Long term returns of 1968 to the angry students Eric Maurin and Sandra McNally
June 2005
Paper No' CEEDP0049:
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CEP Discussion Paper
Crime and Police Resources: The Street Crime Initiative Stephen Machin and Olivier Marie
March 2005
Paper No' CEPDP0680:
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JEL Classification: H00; H5; K42


Tags: street crime; police resources; cost effectiveness

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CEP Discussion Paper
Disengagement 14-16: Context and Evidence Hilary Steedman and Sheila Stoney
October 2004
Paper No' CEPDP0654:
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JEL Classification: I21


Tags: disengagement; motivation; under-achievement

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CEP Discussion Paper
Is There an Impact of Household Computer Ownership on Children's Educational Attainment in Britain? John Schmitt and Jonathan Wadsworth March 2004
Paper No' CEPDP0625:
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JEL Classification: I2; J2; J13; J24


Tags: human capital; economic impact; personal computers

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CEP Discussion Paper
The Returns to Apprenticeship Training Steven McIntosh
March 2004
Paper No' CEPDP0622:
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JEL Classification: J24


Tags: apprenticeship; wage equations