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[Photo: Sandra MCNALLY] Professor Sandra MCNALLY
Director - Education and Skills
Tel:  020 7955 7579
Email: s.mcnally1@lse.ac.uk
Room/Desk: 32L 2.08  

University of Surrey
Tel: 01483 686 955
Email: s.mcnally@surrey.ac.uk

Curriculum Vitae PDF 

Expertise: Economics of Education; Economic Evaluation
  • Unexpected school reform: academisation of primary schools in England

    Eyles, Andrew and Machin, Stephen and McNally, Sandra (2017) Unexpected school reform: academisation of primary schools in England. Journal of Public Economic. ISSN 0047-2727
  • Does additional spending help urban schools? An evaluation using boundary discontinuities

    Gibbons, Stephen and McNally, Sandra and Viarengo, Martina (2017) Does additional spending help urban schools? An evaluation using boundary discontinuities. Journal of the European Economic Association. ISSN 1542-4766 (In Press)
  • Quality in early years settings and children’s school achievement

    Blanden, Jo and Hansen, Kirstine and McNally, Sandra (2017) Quality in early years settings and children’s school achievement. CEP Discussion Papers, CEPDP1468. Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.
  • Post-compulsory education in England: choices and implications

    Hupkau, Claudia and McNally, Sandra and Ruiz-Valenzuela, Jenifer and Ventura, Guglielmo (2017) Post-compulsory education in England: choices and implications. National Institute Economic Review, 240 (1). R42-R57. ISSN 0027-9501
  • Making a difference in education: What the evidence says

    Cassen, Robert and McNally, Sandra and Vignoles, Anna (2015) Making a difference in education: What the evidence says. British Politics and Policy at LSE (01 Jun 2015). Blog Entry.
  • Unexpected school reform: academisation of primaryschools in England

    Eyles, Andrew and Machin, Stephen and McNally, Sandra (2016) Unexpected school reform: academisation of primaryschools in England. CEP discussion paper, CEPDP1455. Centre for Economic Performance (CEP), London, UK.
  • Student awareness of costs and benefits of educational decisions: effects of an information campaign

    McGuigan, Martin and McNally, Sandra and Wyness, Gill (2016) Student awareness of costs and benefits of educational decisions: effects of an information campaign. Journal of Human Capital, 10 (4). pp. 482-519. ISSN 1932-8575
  • Universal pre-school education: the case of public funding with private provision

    Blanden, Jo and Del Bono, Emilia and McNally, Sandra and Rabe, Birgitta (2016) Universal pre-school education: the case of public funding with private provision. The Economic Journal, 126 (592). pp. 682-723. ISSN 0013-0133
  • “Teaching to teach” literacy

    Machin, Stephen and McNally, Sandra and Viarengo, Martina (2016) “Teaching to teach” literacy. CEP Discussion Paper, No 1425. Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.
  • Universal pre-school education: the case of publicfunding with private provision

    Blanden, Jo and Del Bono, Emilia and McNally, Sandra and Rabe, Birgitta (2015) Universal pre-school education: the case of publicfunding with private provision. CEP Discussion Papers, CEPDP1352. Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.
  • Non-native speakers of English in the classroom: what are the effects on pupil performance?

    Geay, Charlotte and McNally, Sandra and Telhaj, Shqiponja (2013) Non-native speakers of English in the classroom: what are the effects on pupil performance? The Economic Journal, 123 (570). F281-F307. ISSN 0013-0133
  • Evaluating education policies: the evidence from economic research

    McNally, Sandra (2010) Evaluating education policies: the evidence from economic research. CEP Election Analysis, CEPEA008. The London School of Economics and Political Science, Center of Economic Performance, London, UK.
  • Education in a devolved Scotland: a quantitative analysis

    Machin, Stephen and Wyness, Gill and McNally, Sandra (2013) Education in a devolved Scotland: a quantitative analysis. CEP Special Reports, CEPSP30. The London School of Economics and Political Science, Center of Economic Performance, London, UK.
  • Big ideas: education

    McNally, Sandra (2009) Big ideas: education. Centrepiece, 14 (1). pp. 2-5. ISSN 1362-3761
  • Making a difference in education

    Cassen, Robert and McNally, Sandra and Vignoles, Anna F. (2015) Making a difference in education. . Routledge, Abingdon, UK. ISBN 9780415529211
  • The effects of resources across school phases: a summary of recent evidence

    Gibbons, Stephen and McNally, Sandra (2013) The effects of resources across school phases: a summary of recent evidence. CEP Discussion Papers, CEPDP1226. Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.
  • Educational attainment across the UK nations: performance, inequality and evidence

    Machin, Stephen and McNally, Sandra and Wyness, Gill (2013) Educational attainment across the UK nations: performance, inequality and evidence. Educational Research, 55 (2). pp. 139-164. ISSN 0013-1881
  • There are large gaps in the knowledge about the costs and benefits of higher education amongst students

    McNally, Sandra and McGuigan, Martin and Wyness, Gill (2012) There are large gaps in the knowledge about the costs and benefits of higher education amongst students. British Politics and Policy at LSE (29 Aug 2012). Blog Entry.
  • The effect of tracking students by ability into different schools: a natural experiment

    Guyon, Nina and Maurin, Eric and McNally, Sandra (2012) The effect of tracking students by ability into different schools: a natural experiment. The Journal of Human Resources, 47 (3). pp. 684-721. ISSN 0022-166X
  • Does additional spending help urban schools? An evaluation using boundary discontinuities

    Gibbons, Stephen and McNally, Sandra and Viarengo, Martina (2011) Does additional spending help urban schools? An evaluation using boundary discontinuities. CEP discussion paper, CEEDP0128. Centre for the Economics of Education, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.