Inequality, Social Mobility and the New Economy: Introduction
The latest issue of the National Institute Economic Review, published on Wednesday 10 May, contains research articles by some of the leading academic researchers on education, inequality and the new economy.
The five articles, which are summarised by NIESR Associate Research Director Heather Rolfe in her latest blog ,are:
- "Precarious and productive work in the digital economy", by Diane Coyle (Manchester University);
- "On estimating the fiscal benefits of early intervention", by Leon Feinstein and Haroon Chowdry (Office of the Children’s Commissioner) and Kirsten Asmussen (Early Intervention Foundation);
- "The role of the eleven-plus test and appeals in producing social inequalities in access to grammar schools", by Rebecca Allen (Director, Education Datalab ) and Joanne Bartley (Kent Education Network)
- "Post-Compulsory Education in England: Choices and Implications", by Claudia Hupkau, Sandra McNally, Jenifer Ruiz-Valenzuela and Guglielmo Ventura (LSE Centre for Vocational Education Research and Centre for Economic Performance),
- "Is London really the engine room? Migration, opportunity hoarding and regional social mobility in the UK", by Sam Friedman (Department of Sociology, London School of Economics) and Lindsey Macmillan (Department of Social Science, University College London.