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SPCC Research Note Series
Education, Equity and Social Mobility: A Summary of Three Research Papers
David Utting
January 2014
Paper No' SPCCRN007:
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Tags: education; social mobility; he; gcse; school; intergenerational; mobility; widening participation; gap; achievement; participation

This paper summarises key themes and research findings from papers presented at an event hosted by CASE on 23rd January 2014: - Blanden, J. & Macmillan, L. (2014) Education and Intergenerational Mobility: Help or Hindrance? CASEpaper (forthcoming) - Chowdry, H., Crawford, C., Dearden, L., Goodman, A. & Vignoles, A. (2013) Widening participation in higher education: analysis using linked administrative data. Journal of the Royal Statistical Society (Series A), Vol. 176, Part 2, pp. 431-457. - Crawford, C. (2012) Socioeconomic gaps in HE participation: how have they changed over time? London: Institute for Fiscal Studies. - Whitty, G. & Anders, J. (2014) (How) did Labour narrow the achievement and participation gap? LLAKES Research Paper 46. London: Institute of Education.