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CVER Research Paper
Entry Through the Narrow Door: The Costs of Just Failing High Stakes Exams
Stephen Machin, Sandra McNally and Jenifer Ruiz-Valenzuela April 2018
Paper No' CVERDP014:
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Tags: high stakes examinations; manipulation; english.
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CVER Research Paper
Settling the counterfactual debate: Is there a preferable counterfactual when estimating the returns to vocational qualifications?
Gavan Conlon, Sophie Hedges and Pietro Patrignani April 2018
Paper No' CVERDP013:
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Tags: vocational education; administrative data; returns to education
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CVER Briefing Note
Investing in People: The Case for Human Capital Tax Credits
Rui Costa, Nikhil Datta, Stephen Machin and Sandra McNally
March 2018
Paper No' CVERBRF007:
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Tags: human capital; tax credits; uk economy; industrial strategy
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CVER Briefing Note
Further analysis of the earnings differentials associated with BTECs
Gavan Conlon, Sophie Hedges and Pietro Patrignani
February 2018
Paper No' CVERBRF006:
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Tags: vocational education; administrative data; returns to education
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CVER Research Paper
Skills, Signals, and Employability: An Experimental Investigation
Marc Piopiunik, Marc Piopiunik, Guido Schwerdt, Guido Schwerdt, Lisa Simon and Ludger Woessmann February 2018
Paper No' CVERDP012:
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Tags: signals; cognitive skills; social skills; resume; hiring; labor market
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CVER Briefing Note
Effectiveness of CEOs in the Public Sector: Evidence from Further Education Institutions
Jenifer Ruiz-Valenzuela, Camille Terrier and Clémentine Van Effenterre December 2017
Paper No' CVERBRF005:
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CVER Research Paper
Building apprentices’ skills in the workplace: Car Service in Germany, the UK and Spain
Philipp Grollmann, Hilary Steedman, Anika Jansen and Robert Gray December 2017
Paper No' CVERDP011:
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Tags: vocational education; apprenticeship; international comparisons
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CVER Research Paper
Apprenticeships for Young People in England: Is there a Payoff?
Chiara Cavaglia, Sandra McNally and Guglielmo Ventura
November 2017
Paper No' CVERDP010:
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Tags: apprenticeship; vocational education
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CVER Research Paper
The Payoff to Vocational Qualifications: Reconciling Estimates from Survey and Administrative Data
Gavan Conlon, Sophie Hedges, Steven McIntosh, Damon Morris and Pietro Patrignani November 2017
Paper No' CVERDP009:
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Tags: wage differentials; vocational education; administrative and survey data
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CVER Research Paper
Peer Effects and Social Influence in Post-16 Educational Choice
Sophie Hedges and Stefan Speckesser
November 2017
Paper No' CVERDP008:
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Tags: peer effects; instrumental variables; educational choice
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Wednesday  30 May 2018  14:00 - 15:30
Note change in Time

The Effect of Attending a Career and Technical High School on Human Capital Accumulation

Shaun Dougherty (University of Connecticut)

32L 1.04, 1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH


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Wednesday 23 May 2018

New Electronics (blog): Closing the gender gap could take 258 years for physics and 60 years for mathematics

In the 'Year of Engineering', engineering skills are taking centre stage and the Skills Commission inquiry, which is co-chaired by Lucy Allan MP, Preet Gill MP and Professor Sandra McNally, is taking evidence as to why women are so badly under-represented within engineering courses, and whether upcoming skills system reforms will encourage more women to go into the profession.

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New Electronics (blog) - Closing the gender gap could take 258 years for physics and 60 years for mathematics

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CEP: Education and Skills

Sandra Mcnally webpage


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