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CEE Discussion Paper
Student Awareness of Costs and Benefits of Educational Decisions: Effects of an Information Campaign
Marty  McGuigan,  Sandra  McNally,  Gill  Wyness,  August 2012
Paper No' CEEDP0139: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CEE Discussion Paper
Do Professors Really Perpetuate the Gender Gap in Science? Evidence from a Natural Experiment in a French Higher Education Institution
Thomas  Breda,  Son Thierry  Ly,  June 2012
Paper No' CEEDP0138: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CEE Discussion Paper
Non-Native Speakers Of English In The Classroom: What Are The Effects On Pupil Performance?
Charlotte  Geay,  Sandra  McNally,  Shqiponja  Telhaj,  March 2012
Paper No' CEEDP0137: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CEE Discussion Paper
Mental Health and Education Decisions
Francesca  Cornaglia,  Elena  Crivellaro,  Sandra  McNally,  February 2012
Paper No' CEEEDP0136: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CEE Discussion Paper
Subjective Performance Evaluation in the Public Sector: Evidence from School Inspections
Iftikhar  Hussain,  February 2012
Paper No' CEEDP0135: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CEE Discussion Paper
Fasting During Pregnancy and Children's Academic Performance
Douglas  Almond,  Bhashkar  Mazumder,  Reyn  van Ewijk,  January 2012
Paper No' CEEDP0134: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CEE Discussion Paper
Students’ Perceptions of Teacher Biases: Experimental Economics in Schools
Amine  Ouazad,  Lionel  Page,  January 2012
Paper No' CEEDP0133: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CEE Discussion Paper
Valuing School Quality Using Boundary Discontinuities
Stephen  Gibbons,  Stephen  Machin,  Olmo  Silva,  January 2012
Paper No' CEEDP0132: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CEE Discussion Paper
The Evaluation of English Education Policies
Stephen  Machin,  Sandra  McNally,  December 2011
Paper No' CEEDP0131: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CEE Discussion Paper
Do Public Colleges in Developing Countries Provide Better Education than Private ones? Evidence from General Education Sector in India
Yona  Rubinstein,  Sheetal  Sekhri,  December 2011
Paper No' CEEDP0130: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CEE Discussion Paper
An Evaluation of “Special Educational Needs” Programmes in England
Francois  Keslair,  Eric  Maurin,  Sandra  McNally,  November 2011
Paper No' CEEDP0129: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CEE Discussion Paper
Does Additional Spending Help Urban Schools? An Evaluation Using Boundary Discontinuities
Stephen  Gibbons,  Sandra  McNally,  Martina  Viarengo,  September 2011
Paper No' CEEDP0128: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

This paper has been published as:
Spatial Economics Research Centre (SERC) Discussion Paper No. 90
CEE Discussion Paper
From Grants to Loans and Fees: The Demand for Post-Compulsory Education in England and Wales from 1955 to 2008
Peter  Dolton,  Li  Lin,  September 2011
Paper No' CEEDP0127: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CEE Discussion Paper
The Impact of Tuition Fees and Support on University Participation in the UK
Lorraine  Dearden,  Emla  Fitzsimons,  Gill  Wyness,  July 2011
Paper No' CEEDP0126: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

This paper has been published as:
Money for nothing: Estimating the impact of student aid on participation in higher education, Lorraine Dearden, Emla Fitzsimons and Gill Wyness, Economics of Education Review, Volume 43, December 2014
CEE Discussion Paper
Are England’s Academies More Inclusive or More ‘Exclusive’? The Impact of Institutional Change on the Pupil Profile of Schools
Joan  Wilson,  May 2011
Paper No' CEEDP0125: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CEE Discussion Paper
Post-16 Educational Choices and Institutional Value Added at Key Stage 5
Claire  Crawford,  Elena  Meschi,  Anna  Vignoles,  April 2011
Paper No' CEEDP0124: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CEE Discussion Paper
Changing School Autonomy: Academy Schools and their Introduction to England's Education
Stephen  Machin,  James  Vernoit,  April 2011
Paper No' CEEDP0123: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CEE Discussion Paper
Do Neighbours Affect Teenage Outcomes? Evidence from Neighbourhood Changes in England
Stephen  Gibbons,  Olmo  Silva,  Felix  Weinhardt,  November 2010
Paper No' CEEDP0122: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CEE Discussion Paper
Starting School And Leaving Welfare: The Impact of Public Education on Lone Parents' Welfare Receipt
Mike  Brewer,  Claire  Crawford,  October 2010
Paper No' CEEDP0121: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CEE Discussion Paper
The Timing of Parental Income and Child Outcomes: The Role of Permanent and Transitory Shocks
Emma  Tominey,  October 2010
Paper No' CEEDP0120: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CEE Discussion Paper
When do Better Schools Raise Housing Prices? Evidence from Paris Public and Private Schools
Gabrielle  Fack,  Julien  Grenet,  October 2010
Paper No' CEEDP0119: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CEE Discussion Paper
Research on the Intergenerational Links in the Every Child Matters Outcomes.Report to the Department of Children, Schools and Families
Jo  Blanden,  Stephen  Machin,  Richard  Murphy,  Emma  Tominey,  August 2010
Paper No' CEESP05: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CEE Discussion Paper
The Determinants of Non-Cognitive and Cognitive Schooling Outcomes. Report to the Department of Children, Schools and Families
Elena  Meschi,  Anna  Vignoles,  August 2010
Paper No' CEESP04: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CEE Discussion Paper
The Interdependence and Determinants of Childhood Outcomes: The Relevance for Policy. Report to the Department of Children, Schools and Families
Bilal  Nasim,  August 2010
Paper No' CEESP03: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CEE Discussion Paper
Variation in Educational Outcomes and Policies Across Countries and of Schools within Countries
Richard  Freeman,  Stephen  Machin,  Martina  Viarengo,  August 2010
Paper No' CEEDP0117: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CEE Discussion Paper
CEE Special Report: The Children's Workforce: A Data Scoping Study. A Report for the Department of Children, School and Family (DCSF)
Stephen  Machin,  Sandra  McNally,  Dongshu  Ou,  July 2010
Paper No' CEESP02: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CEE Discussion Paper
The Kuznets Curve of Education: A Global Perspective on Education Inequalities
Christian  Morrisson,  Fabrice  Murtin,  June 2010
Paper No' CEEDP0116: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CEE Discussion Paper
The Changing Economic Advantage From Private School
Francis  Green,  Stephen  Machin,  Richard  Murphy,  Yu  Zhu,  April 2010
Paper No' CEEDP0115: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CEE Discussion Paper
Interest Subsidies on Student Loans: A Better Class of Drain
Nicholas  Barr,  Alison  Johnston,  March 2010
Paper No' CEEDP0114: Full paper (pdf)
CEE Discussion Paper
Valuing School Quality Via School Choice Reform
Stephen  Machin,  Kjell  Salvanes,  March 2010
Paper No' CEEDP0113: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

This paper has been published as:
Valuing School Quality via a School Choice Reform, Stephen Machin and Kjell G. Salvanes, The Scandinavian Journal of Economics, Volume 118(1),January 2016
CEE Discussion Paper
Individual Teacher Incentives, Student Achievement and Grade Inflation
Pedro  Martins,  March 2010
Paper No' CEEDP0112: Full paper (pdf)
CEE Discussion Paper
Measuring the Returns to Lifelong Learning
Jo  Blanden,  Franz  Buscha,  Patrick  Sturgis,  Peter  Urwin,  March 2010
Paper No' CEEDP0110: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CEE Discussion Paper
How Much Can We Learn from International Comparisons of Intergenerational Mobility?
Jo  Blanden,  November 2009
Paper No' CEEDP0111: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CEE Discussion Paper
The Century of Education
Christian  Morrisson,  Fabrice  Murtin,  September 2009
Paper No' CEEDP0109: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CEE Discussion Paper
Length of Compulsory Education and Voter Turnout - Evidence from a Staged Reform
Panu  Pelkonen,  September 2009
Paper No' CEEDP0108: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CEE Discussion Paper
To Leave or Not to Leave? A Regression Discontinuity Analysis of the Impact of Failing High School Exit Exam
Dongshu  Ou,  August 2009
Paper No' CEEDP0107: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CEE Discussion Paper
University Quality and Graduate Wages in the UK
Iftikhar  Hussain,  Sandra  McNally,  Shqiponja  Telhaj,  March 2009
Paper No' CEEDP0099: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CEE Discussion Paper
Does Money Matter for Schools?
Helena  Holmlund,  Sandra  McNally,  Martina  Viarengo,  January 2009
Paper No' CEEDP0105: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CEE Discussion Paper
School Quality, Child Wellbeing and Parents Satisfaction
Steve  Gibbons,  Olmo  Silva,  January 2009
Paper No' CEEDP0103: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CEE Discussion Paper
What Makes a Test Score? The Respective Contributions of Pupils, Schools and Peers in Achievement in English Primary Education
Francis  Kramarz,  Stephen  Machin,  Amine  Ouazad,  January 2009
Paper No' CEEDP0102: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

This paper has been published as:
Using Compulsory Mobility to Identify School Quality and Peer Effects, Francis Kramarz, Stephen Machin and Amine Ouazad, Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, July 2014
CEE Discussion Paper
Access, Choice and Participation in Higher Education
Steve  Gibbons,  Anna  Vignoles,  January 2009
Paper No' CEEDP0101: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CEE Discussion Paper
Parents' Basic Skills and Childrens' Cognitive Outcomes
Elena  Meschi,  Anna  Vignoles,  Augustin  de Coulon,  December 2008
Paper No' CEEDP0104: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CEE Discussion Paper
Education and Mobility
Stephen  Machin,  Panu  Pelkonen,  Kjell  Salvanes,  December 2008
Paper No' CEEDP0100: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CEE Discussion Paper
Assessed by a Teacher Like Me: Race, Gender and Subjective Evaluations
Amine  Ouazad,  December 2008
Paper No' CEEDP0098: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CEE Discussion Paper
The Convergence of Compulsory Schooling in Western Europe: 1950-2000
Fabrice  Murtin,  Martina  Viarengo,  November 2008
Paper No' CEEDP0095: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CEE Discussion Paper
Intergenerational Mobility and Assortative Mating: Effects of an Educational Reform
Helena  Holmlund,  November 2008
Paper No' CEEDP0091: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CEE Discussion Paper
An Analysis of the Benefit of NVQ2 Qualifications Acquired at Age 26-34
Anna  Vignoles,  Augustin  de Coulon,  October 2008
Paper No' CEEDP0106: Full paper (pdf)
CEE Discussion Paper
Returns to Apprenticeship Training in Austria: Evidence from Failed Firms
Josef  Fersterer,  Jörn-Steffen  Pischke,  February 2008
Paper No' CEEDP0088: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

This paper has been published as:
Scandinavian Journal of Economics, 110(4), pp.733-753, 2008
CEE Discussion Paper
A Researcher's Guide to the Swedish Compulsory School Reform
Helena  Holmlund,  February 2008
Paper No' CEEDP0087: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CEE Discussion Paper
Competition for private and state school teachers
Francis  Green,  Stephen  Machin,  Richard  Murphy,  Yu  Zhu,  January 2008
Paper No' CEEDP0094: Full paper (pdf)
CEE Discussion Paper
Students' academic self-perception
Arnaud  Chevalier,  Steve  Gibbons,  Sherria  Hoskins,  Martin  Snell,  Andy  Thorpe,  January 2008
Paper No' CEEDP0090: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CEE Discussion Paper
The effects of higher education funding reforms on the lifetime incomes of graduates
Lorraine  Dearden,  Emla  Fitzsimons,  Alissa  Goodman,  Greg  Kaplan,  January 2008
Paper No' CEEDP0078: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CEE Discussion Paper
When You Are Born Matters: The Imapct of Date of Birth on Child Cognitive Outcomes in England
Claire  Crawford,  Lorraine  Dearden,  Costas  Meghir,  October 2007
Paper No' CEEDP0093: Full paper (pdf)
CEE Discussion Paper
The Impact of Early Cognitive and Non-Cognitive Skills on Later Outcomes
Pedro  Carneiro,  Claire  Crawford,  Alissa  Goodman,  October 2007
Paper No' CEEDP0092: Full paper (pdf)
CEE Discussion Paper
The Returns to Qualifications in England: Updating the Evidence Base on Level 2 and Level 3 Vocational Qualifications
Charley  Greenwood,  Andrew  Jenkins,  Anna  Vignoles,  September 2007
Paper No' CEEDP0089: Full paper (pdf)
CEE Discussion Paper
Educational Effects of Widening Access to the Academic Track: A Natural Experiment
Eric  Maurin,  Sandra  McNally,  August 2007
Paper No' CEEDP0085: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CEE Discussion Paper
Mobility and School Disruption
Steve  Gibbons,  Shqiponja  Telhaj,  August 2007
Paper No' CEEDP0083: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CEE Discussion Paper
The Impact of Computer Use, Computer Skills and Computer Use Intensity: Evidence from WERS 2004.
Peter  Dolton,  Panu  Pelkonen,  August 2007
Paper No' CEEDP0081: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CEE Discussion Paper
Over-Education and the Skills of UK Graduates
Arnaud  Chevalier,  Joanne  Lindley,  August 2007
Paper No' CEEDP0079: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CEE Discussion Paper
Use IT or Lose IT? The Impact of Computers on Earnings
Peter  Dolton,  Gerry  Makepeace,  Helen  Robinson,  June 2007
Paper No' CEEDP0082: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CEE Discussion Paper
Is Free School Meal Status a Valid Proxy for Socio-Economic Status (in Schools Research)?
Graham  Hobbs,  Anna  Vignoles,  May 2007
Paper No' CEEDP0084: Full paper (pdf)
CEE Discussion Paper
Urban Density and Pupil Attainment
Steve  Gibbons,  Olmo  Silva,  May 2007
Paper No' CEEDP0080: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CEE Discussion Paper
The Value of Basic Skills in the British Labour Market
Oscar  Marcenaro Gutierrez,  Anna  Vignoles,  Augustin  de Coulon,  May 2007
Paper No' CEEDP0077: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CEE Discussion Paper
Higher Education Academic Salaries in the UK
Mark  Collins,  Anna  Vignoles,  James   Walker ,  May 2007
Paper No' CEEDP0075: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CEE Discussion Paper
Resources and Standards in Urban Schools
Stephen  Machin,  Sandra  McNally,  Costas  Meghir,  February 2007
Paper No' CEEDP0076: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CEE Discussion Paper
The Long Term Impacts of Compulsory Schooling: Evidence from a Natural Experiment in School Leaving Dates
Emilia  Del Bono,  Fernando  Galindo-Rueda,  January 2007
Paper No' CEEDP0074: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CEE Discussion Paper
Are Schools Drifting Apart? Intake Stratification in English Secondary Schools
Steve  Gibbons,  Shqiponja  Telhaj,  December 2006
Paper No' CEEDP0064: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

This paper has been published as:
Peer Effects: Evidence from Secondary School Transition in England, Stephen Gibbons and Shqiponja Telhaj, Oxford Bulletin of Economics & Statistics, Early View, February 2015
CEE Discussion Paper
Faith Primary Schools: Better Schools or Better Pupils?
Steve  Gibbons,  Olmo  Silva,  November 2006
Paper No' CEEDP0072: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CEE Discussion Paper
Accounting for Intergenerational Income Persistence: Non-Cognitive Skills, Ability and Education
Jo  Blanden,  Paul  Gregg,  Lindsey  Macmillan,  Lindsey  Macmillan,  September 2006
Paper No' CEEDP0073: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CEE Discussion Paper
Sheepskin or Prozac: The Causal Effect of Education on Mental Health
Arnaud  Chevalier,  L  Feinstein,  August 2006
Paper No' CEEDP0071: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CEE Discussion Paper
Education, Occupation and Career Expectations: Determinants of the Gender Pay Gap for UK Graduates
Arnaud  Chevalier,  August 2006
Paper No' CEEDP0069: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

This paper has been published as:
Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics Volume 69 Issue 6
CEE Discussion Paper
Using Rate of Return Analyses to Understand Sector Skill Needs
Nattavudh  Powdthavee,  Anna  Vignoles,  July 2006
Paper No' CEEDP0070: Full paper (pdf)
CEE Discussion Paper
Close Neighbours Matter: Neighbourhood Effects on Early Performance at School
Dominique  Goux,  Eric  Maurin,  July 2006
Paper No' CEEDP0068: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CEE Discussion Paper
Which Skills Matter?
Pedro  Carneiro,  Claire  Crawford,  Alissa  Goodman,  July 2006
Paper No' CEEDP0059: Full paper (pdf)
CEE Discussion Paper
Comprehensive Versus Selective Schooling in England and Wales: What Do We Know?
Alan  Manning,  Jörn-Steffen  Pischke,  June 2006
Paper No' CEEDP0066: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CEE Discussion Paper
The Mobility of English School Children
Stephen  Machin,  Shqiponja  Telhaj,  Joan  Wilson,  May 2006
Paper No' CEEDP0067: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

This paper has been published as:
Fiscal Studies, 27, 253-280 (2006)
CEE Discussion Paper
Peer Effects in European Primary Schools: Evidence from PIRLS
Andreas  Ammermueller,  Jörn-Steffen  Pischke,  May 2006
Paper No' CEEDP0065: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CEE Discussion Paper
Peer Effects and Pupil Attainment: Evidence from Secondary School Transition
Steve  Gibbons,  Shqiponja  Telhaj,  May 2006
Paper No' CEEDP0063: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

This paper has been published as:
Peer Effects: Evidence from Secondary School Transition in England, Stephen Gibbons and Shqiponja Telhaj, Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, Volume 78, Issue 4, August 2016
CEE Discussion Paper
From the Cradle to the Labor Market? The Effect of Birth Weight on Adult Outcomes
Sandra E.  Black,  Paul  Devereux,  Kjell  Salvanes,  March 2006
Paper No' CEEDP0061: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CEE Discussion Paper
What Should an Index of School Segregation Measure?
Rebecca  Allen,  Anna  Vignoles,  March 2006
Paper No' CEEDP0060: Full paper (pdf)
CEE Discussion Paper
Education Policy in the UK
Stephen  Machin,  Anna  Vignoles,  March 2006
Paper No' CEEDP0057: Full paper (pdf)

This paper has been published as:
CESifo DICE Report, 4, 64-74 (2005)
CEE Discussion Paper
Gender and Student Achievement in English Schools
Stephen  Machin,  Sandra  McNally,  February 2006
Paper No' CEEDP0058: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

This paper has been published as:
Oxford Review of Economic Policy, 21, 357-372 (2005)
CEE Discussion Paper
Competition, Choice and Pupil Achievement
Steve  Gibbons,  Steve  Gibbons,  Stephen  Machin,  Olmo  Silva,  January 2006
Paper No' CEEDP0056: Full paper (pdf)
CEE Discussion Paper
New Technology in Schools: Is There a Payoff?
Stephen  Machin,  Sandra  McNally,  Olmo  Silva,  January 2006
Paper No' CEEDP0055: Full paper (pdf)

This paper has been published as:
New Technology in Schools, Stephen Machin, Sandra McNally and Olmo Silva, The Economic Journal, Volume 117, Issue 522, July 2007
CEE Discussion Paper
Zero Returns to Compulsory Schooling in Germany: Evidence and Interpretation
Jörn-Steffen  Pischke,  Till  von Wachter,  January 2006
Paper No' CEEDP0054: Full paper (pdf)

This paper has been published as:
Review of Economics and Statistics 90, August 2008, pp.592-598
CEE Discussion Paper
Education Subsidies and School Drop-Out Rates
Lorraine  Dearden,  Carl  Emmerson,  Christine  Frayne,  Costas  Meghir,  Costas  Meghir,  January 2006
Paper No' CEEDP0053: Full paper (pdf)
CEE Discussion Paper
The Role of Credit Constraints in Educational Choices: Evidence from NCDS and BCS70
Lorraine  Dearden,  Leslie  McGranahan,  Barbara  Sianesi,  December 2004
Paper No' CEEDP0048: Full paper (pdf)
CEE Discussion Paper
Evaluating the Impact of Education on Earnings in the UK: Models, Methods and Results from the NCDS
Richard  Blundell,  Lorraine  Dearden,  Barbara  Sianesi,  December 2004
Paper No' CEEDP0047: Full paper (pdf)
CEE Discussion Paper
An In-Depth Analysis of the Returns to National Vocational Qualifications Obtained at level 2
Lorraine  Dearden,  Leslie  McGranahan,  Barbara  Sianesi,  December 2004
Paper No' CEEDP0046: Full paper (pdf)
CEE Discussion Paper
Returns to Education for the 'Marginal Learner': Evidence from the BCS70
Lorraine  Dearden,  Leslie  McGranahan,  Leslie  McGranahan,  Barbara  Sianesi,  December 2004
Paper No' CEEDP0045: Full paper (pdf)
CEE Discussion Paper
The Widening Socio-Economic Gap in UK Higher Education
Fernando  Galindo-Rueda,  Oscar  Marcenaro,  Anna  Vignoles,  December 2004
Paper No' CEEDP0044: Full paper (pdf)
CEE Discussion Paper
The Literacy Hour
Stephen  Machin,  Sandra  McNally,  December 2004
Paper No' CEEDP0043: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)