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In brief: The educational background of postgrad students
Stephen Machin and Richard Murphy
July 2010
Paper No' CEPCP316:
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CentrePiece 15 (1) Summer 2010

Tags: education; social mobility

Has the boom in postgraduate courses in the UK over recent years had a negative impact on intergenerational mobility? Research by Stephen Machin and Richard Murphy suggests that there is a small but significant imbalance in favour of undergraduates who have been privately educated.