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Final Conference of the Marie Curie RTN Network: “Economics of Education and Education Policy in Europe”

Saturday 14 March 2009 10:00 - 17:30

Venue to be Confirmed

Final Conference of the Marie Curie RTN Network

Economics of Education and Education Policy in Europe (EEEPE)

Date: Friday 13 - Saturday 14 March 2009

Time: Friday 09:00am - 6.15pm Saturday 10.00am - 5:30pm

Venue: LSE New Academic Building (NAB), Room NAB 2.04 , 2nd Floor, 54 Lincoln's inn Fields, London WC2A 3LJ

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The final conference of the Marie Curie RTN Network: “Economic of Education and Education Policy in Europe” - (EEEPE) will take place on 13-14 March 2009, hosted by the Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics. The event will be organised by Jo Blanden (LSE and University of Surrey), Steve Machin (CEP, University College London and CEPR) and Sandra McNally (CEP, London School of Economics).

Keynote Speakers

Derek Neal
Professor of Economics, University of Chicago

Victor Lavy
Chaired Professor of Economics, Hebrew University of Jersusalem & Royal Holloway and Research Fellow, CEPR)

Download Papers

Teacher and Peer Effects in Higher Education: Evidence From a French University
*Thibault Brodaty (CREST), Marc Gurgand (Paris Jourdan Sciences Economiques (PSE))

Understanding the Income Gradient in College Attendance in Mexico: The Role of Heterogeneity in Expected Returns to College
*Katja Kaufman (IGIER, Universita Bocconi)

Valuing School Quality Using Boundary Discontinuities
Stephen Gibbons, (CEP & SERC, LSE), *Steve Machin (UCL, CEP, LSE and CEPR), Olmo Silva (CEP & SERC, LSE)

The Long Run Consequences of Being Graded in Elementary School
*Anna Sjögren (Institute for Labour Market Policy Evaluation (IFAU))

If You Pay Peanuts do you get Monkeys? A Cross Country Comparison of Teacher Pay and Pupil Performance
*Peter Dolton (Royal Holloway, UoL), Oscar Marcenaro-Gutierrez (University of Malaga)

Earnings and Occupational Status Returns to Lifelong Learning
Jo Blanden (CEP & Surrey), *Franz Buscha (CER, Westminster), Patrick Sturgis (Southampton), Peter Urwin (CER, Westminster)

Birth Order, Gender and Educational Attainment
*Kim Young-Joo (University of Essex)

Participants are expected to adhere to the CEP Events Code of Conduct.


Venue to be Confirmed.