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SPCC Working Paper
Understanding the improved performance of disadvantaged pupils in London Jo Blanden, Ellen Greaves, Paul Gregg, Lindsey Macmillan and Luke Sibieta September 2015
Paper No' SPCCWP21:
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JEL Classification: I24; I28; J24


Tags: education; inequality; london; schools

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CASE Paper
A question of quality: Do children from disadvantaged backgrounds receive lower quality early years education and care in England? Ludovica Gambaro, Kitty Stewart and Jane Waldfogel March 2013
Paper No' CASE/171:
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JEL Classification: I24, I38, J13


Tags: early childhood; pre-school; childcare; quality; disadvantaged families

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CASE Paper
The Impact of School Context: What headteachers say Martin Thrupp and Ruth Lupton
December 2011
Paper No' CASE/158:
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JEL Classification: I24


Tags: schools; educational inequalities; deprivation; disadvantage; context

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CASE Paper
Understanding low achievement in English schools Thousands of young people leave school with no or very few qualifications in England. This paper seeks to build a fuller picture of Key Stage 4 low achievement and its correlates and considers the policy implications of the findings. Geeta Gandhi Kingdon and Robert Cassen
June 2007
Paper No' CASE/118:
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JEL Classification: I21;I28


Tags: low achievement; school fixed effects; panel data; school resources; england

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CASE Paper
The Dynamics of School Attainment of England's Ethnic Minorities Deborah Wilson, Simon Burgess and Adam Briggs
January 2006
Paper No' CASE/105:
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JEL Classification: I20; J15


Tags: ethnic test score gap; school attainment; education

Political Economy and Public Policy Paper
The Entry of NGO Schools and Girls’ Educational Outcomes in Bangladesh Pataporn Sukontamarn
August 2005
Paper No' PEPP 10:
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JEL Classification: I21;O15


Tags: ngos; non-formal schools; girls’ education; bangladesh.

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CASE Paper
Ethnic Segretation in England's Schools Simon Burgess and Deborah Wilson
February 2004
Paper No' CASE 079:
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JEL Classification: J78; J15; J24


Tags: england; ethnic segregation; segregation indices; schools; minority group differences; spatial income clustering

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CASE Paper
Schools in Disadvantaged Areas: Recognising context and raising quality This paper looks at the quality problem, exploring the relationships between disadvantaged contexts, what schools do, and the quality of schooling that they provide. The findings suggest that disadvantaged contexts impact on the organisation and processes of schools and that these effects differ significantly from one area to another, in ways that are not reflected by the usual indicators of disadvantage. Ruth Lupton
January 2004
Paper No' CASE 076:
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JEL Classification: I28; R00


Tags: education; schools; poverty; area deprivation; neighbourhoods; quality; ofsted; educational attainment; context


Published as “Schools in Disadvantaged Areas: Low Attainment and a Contextualised Policy Response”, in H.Lauder, P.Brown, J.Dillabough and A.H. Halsey (eds.), Education, Globalization and Social Change, Oxford University Press, 2006
Theoretical Economics Paper
Competition and Incentives with Motivated Agents Timothy Besley and Maitreesh Ghatak
November 2003
Paper No' TE/2003/465:
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Tags: motivated agents; incentives in the public sector; school competition.

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CASE Paper
Growing Up: School, family and area influences on adolescents' later life chances Simon Burgess, Karen Gardiner and Carol Propper September 2001
Paper No' CASE 049:
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Tags: family background; poverty; wages; impact of schooling; area effects

Development Economics Paper
School Participation in Rural India. Jean Drèze and Geeta Gandhi Kingdon
August 1999
Paper No' DEDPS 18:
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Tags: education; india; child labour; school quality

Japanese Studies Programme Paper
Education in Japan and England: A Personal View Rachel Hall
January 1987
Paper No' JS/1987/158:
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Tags: education; japan; england; schooling; population; economic benefits.