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The Educational Impact of Parental Choice and School Competition


A central focus of current education policy is to expand parents' choice over where their children go to school and to promote competition between schools. A long-running CEP research programme by Stephen Gibbons, Stephen Machin and Olmo Silva has been assessing the effects on both educational outcomes and inequalities between schools.


Stephen Gibbons, Stephen Machin and Olmo Silva

December 2006     Paper Number CEPCP216

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