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Schools and England's second lockdown: further closures would have adverse effects on children and a wider effect on family life Jo Blanden and Sandra McNally November 2020
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Tags: schools; covid-19; education; skills; equality; inequality

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Job loss at home: children's school performance during the Great Recession Jenifer Ruiz-Valenzuela
September 2020
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Tags: employment; schools; great recession; parental job loss; school performance

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Entry through the narrow door: the costs of just failing high stakes exams Stephen Machin, Sandra McNally and Jenifer Ruiz-Valenzuela July 2020
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JEL Classification: I20;I21;I24


Tags: schools; english; high stakes examinations; manipulation

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Top of the class: the importance of ordinal rank Richard Murphy and Felix Weinhardt
May 2020
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CEP Covid-19 analysis
Covid-19 school shutdowns: what will they do to our children's education? Andrew Eyles, Steve Gibbons and Piero Montebruno
May 2020
Paper No' CEPCOVID-19-001:
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Tags: covid-19; schools; school closures; covid-19; education; disadvantaged children

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Intergenerational effects of employment protection reforms Jenifer Ruiz-Valenzuela
January 2020
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JEL Classification: J65;I20;I24


Tags: employment; schools; social mobility; employment protection; fixed-term contract; sjob insecurity; intergenerational impacts; school outcomes

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CEP election analysis
Education and skills Jo Blanden, Sandra McNally and Gill Wyness
November 2019
Paper No' CEPEA050:
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Tags: education; skills; international rankings; austerity; poor performing schools


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The introduction of academy schools to England's education Andrew Eyles and Stephen Machin
August 2019
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JEL Classification: I20;I21;I28


Tags: academies; schools; education

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Autonomous Schools and Strategic Pupil Exclusion Stephen Machin and Matteo Sandi
July 2019
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Tags: schools; academies; pupil performance; exclusion

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Teaching assistants, computers and classroom management Helen Johnson, Sandra McNally, Heather Rolfe, Jenifer Ruiz-Valenzuela, Robert Savage, Janet Vousden and Clare Wood June 2019
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Tags: ict; literacy; teaching assistants; schools

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Does additional spending help urban schools? An evaluation using boundary discontinuities Steve Gibbons, Sandra McNally and Martina Viarengo October 2018
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JEL Classification: H52;I21;R0


Tags: education; spending; schools; urban

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Changing how literacy is taught: evidence on synthetic phonics Stephen Machin, Sandra McNally and Martina Viarengo
May 2018
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JEL Classification: JEL I21, I24, I28


Tags: schools; synthetic phonics; low literacy

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Missing the mark at GCSE English: the costly consequences of just failing to get a grade C Stephen Machin, Sandra McNally and Jenifer Ruiz-Valenzuela April 2018
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Tags: education; gcse; schools

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Academies 2 - the new batch: the changing nature of academy schools in England Andrew Eyles, Stephen Machin and Olmo Silva
March 2018
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JEL Classification: I20;I21;I28;


Tags: academisation; pupil intake; education; schools

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CEP discussion paper
Teacher turnover: does it matter for pupil achievement? Stephen Gibbons, Vincenzo Scrutinio and Shqiponja Telhaj
February 2018
Paper No' CEPDP1530:
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JEL Classification: H4; I2; J24


Tags: teachers; turnover; student attainment; schools

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It's time to learn: understanding the differences in returns to instruction time Andrés Barrios Fernandez and Giulia Bovini
December 2017
Paper No' CEPDP1521:
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JEL Classification: I28; I24; I20


Tags: instruction time; education reform; heterogeneous effects; charter schools

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Unexpected school reform: academisation of primary schools in England Andrew Eyles and Stephen Machin
November 2017
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Tags: education; schools; academisation

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Adjusting Your Dreams? High School Plans and Dropout Behaviour Dominique Goux, Marc Gurgand and Eric Maurin
June 2017
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JEL Classification: I21; I24; J18


Tags: schools; school dropout; tack choices; school aspiration; social networks

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Student awareness of costs and benefits of educational decisions: effects of an information campaign Marty McGuigan, Sandra McNally and Gill Wyness December 2016
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Tags: post-16 education; schools

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Assessing the Effect of School Days and Absences on Test Score Performance Esteban Aucejo and Teresa Foy Romano
September 2014
Paper No' CEPDP1302:
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JEL Classification: I20


Tags: absences; days; schools; teachers

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The effect of tracking students by ability into different schools Nina Guyon, Eric Maurin and Sandra McNally
June 2012
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Tags: education; tracking; selection; schools

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The good, the bad, and the average: evidence on ability peer effects in schools Victor Lavy, Olmo Silva and Felix Weinhardt
April 2012
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Tags: education; rank; non-cognitive skills; peer effects; schools

CEE/Education and skills discussion paper
Does Additional Spending Help Urban Schools? An Evaluation Using Boundary Discontinuities Stephen Gibbons, Sandra McNally and Martina Viarengo September 2011
Paper No' CEEDP0128:
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JEL Classification: R0; I21; H52;


Tags: urban schools; education; resources;


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Does Additional Spending Help Urban Schools? An Evaluation Using Boundary Discontinuities Stephen Gibbons, Sandra McNally and Martina Viarengo August 2011
Paper No' SERCDP0090:
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JEL Classification: R0; I21; H52


Tags: urban schools; education; resources

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Faith primary schools: better schools or better pupils? Steve Gibbons and Olmo Silva
July 2011
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Tags: education; religion; faith schools; educational attainment

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Academy schools under Labour combated disadvantage and increased pupil achievement: the coalition’s new policy may exacerbate existing inequalities Stephen Machin and James Vernoit November 2010
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Tags: james vernoit; public services and the welfare state; stephen machin; academy schools; cep; education policy; gcse; government; politics; uk; uk government; uk politics

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Do Neighbours Affect Teenage Outcomes? Evidence from Neighbourhood Changes in England Stephen Gibbons, Olmo Silva and Felix Weinhardt November 2010
Paper No' SERCDP0063:
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JEL Classification: C21; I20; H75; R23


Tags: neighbourhood effects; cognitive and non-cognitive outcomes; secondary schools

CEE/Education and skills discussion paper
Do Neighbours Affect Teenage Outcomes? Evidence from Neighbourhood Changes in England Stephen Gibbons, Olmo Silva and Felix Weinhardt November 2010
Paper No' CEEDP0122:
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JEL Classification: C21; I20; H75; R23


Tags: neighbourhood effects; cognitive and non-cognitive outcomes; secondary schools

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When do Better Schools Raise Housing Prices? Evidence from Paris Public and Private Schools Gabrielle Fack and Julien Grenet
October 2010
Paper No' CEEDP0119:
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JEL Classification: H41;I21;I28;R21


Tags: school attendance zones; private schools; housing markets; residential segregation

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LSE Centre for Economic Performance – A Note on Academy School Policy Stephen Machin and James Vernoit
August 2010
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Tags: james vernoit; public services and the welfare state; stephen machin; academies; cep; coalition; education policy; michael gove; politics; schools; uk; uk government

CEE/Education and skills discussion paper
Variation in Educational Outcomes and Policies Across Countries and of Schools within Countries Richard Freeman, Stephen Machin and Martina Viarengo August 2010
Paper No' CEEDP0117:
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JEL Classification: H5;I20;J24;J68;O15;P5


Tags: educational attainment; schools; inequality

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CEP policy analysis
A Note on Academy School Policy Stephen Machin and James Vernoit
July 2010
Paper No' CEPPA011:
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Tags: schools; education; academies

CEE/Education and skills discussion paper
The Changing Economic Advantage From Private School Francis Green, Stephen Machin, Richard Murphy and Yu Zhu
April 2010
Paper No' CEEDP0115:
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JEL Classification: I22; I29; J31


Tags: wage differentials; educational attainment; private schools

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The literacy hour Stephen Machin and Sandra McNally
June 2008
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Tags: literacy; education; schools

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Competition for private and state school teachers Francis Green, Stephen Machin, Richard Murphy and Yu Zhu
January 2008
Paper No' CEEDP0094:
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Tags: private schools; state schools; independent schools; teachers' labour markets

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New technology in schools: is there a payoff? Stephen Machin, Sandra McNally and Olmo Silva
July 2007
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Tags: education; ict; schools

CEE/Education and skills discussion paper
Faith Primary Schools: Better Schools or Better Pupils? Steve Gibbons and Olmo Silva
November 2006
Paper No' CEEDP0072:
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Tags: education; religion; faith schools; educational attainment

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Comprehensive Versus Selective Schooling in England and Wales: What Do We Know? Alan Manning and Jörn-Steffen Pischke
June 2006
Paper No' CEEDP0066:
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Tags: education; secondary schools; comprehensive schooling; selective schooling; tracking

CEE/Education and skills discussion paper
What Should an Index of School Segregation Measure? Rebecca Allen and Anna Vignoles
March 2006
Paper No' CEEDP0060:
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Tags: segregation; choice; schools; school admissions

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Competition, Choice and Pupil Achievement Steve Gibbons, Steve Gibbons, Stephen Machin and Olmo Silva
January 2006
Paper No' CEEDP0056:
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JEL Classification: I20; H70; R5


Tags: competition; choice; primary schools; pupil achievement