Education & Labour

Publication date: 5 Mar 2018 | Publication type: NIESR Discussion Paper | Theme: Education & Labour | Authors: Bryson, A, Forth, J | JEL classification: L25, L26, M12, M52, M53 | NIESR discussion paper number: 488
We examine the impact of management practices on firm performance among SMEs in Britain over the period 2011-2014, using a unique dataset which links survey data on management practices with firm performance data from the UK’s official business register. We find that SMEs are less likely to use...
Publication date: 7 Feb 2018 | Publication type: National Institute Economic Review | Theme: Education & Labour | External authors: Anders, J, Henderson, M, Moulton, V, Sullivan, A | JEL classification: I20 | Journal: National Institute Economic Review Issue 243 | Publisher: Sage Publications, London
A major part of the 2010–15 UK government’s education reforms in England was a focus on the curriculum that pupils study from ages 14–16. Most high profile was the introduction of the English Baccalaureate (EBacc) performance measure for schools, incentivising study of “subjects the Russell Group...
Publication date: 7 Feb 2018 | Publication type: National Institute Economic Review | Theme: Education & Labour | External authors: Allen, R, Sims, S | JEL classification: I21, D82, J45, J63 | Journal: National Institute Economic Review Issue 243 | Publisher: Sage Publications, London
In England, teacher shortages have worsened in recent years and one contributor is the declining rates of retention among newly qualified teachers (NQTs). We employ a method developed in the health-statistics literature to identify schools that both recruit an unusually high level of NQTs and lose...
Publication date: 7 Feb 2018 | Publication type: National Institute Economic Review | Theme: Education & Labour | Authors: Bryson, A | External authors: Green, F | JEL classification: I21 | Journal: National Institute Economic Review Issue 243 | Publisher: Sage Publications, London
There is a perception among some commentators and policy analysts that leadership and managerial practices in private schools are superior to those in state schools. Analysing a survey of workplaces in Britain, we find little evidence to support this contention when examining the prevalence of...
Publication date: 7 Feb 2018 | Publication type: National Institute Economic Review | Theme: Education & Labour | Authors: Wilkinson, D., Bryson, A, Stokes, L | JEL classification: I21 | Journal: National Institute Economic Review Issue 243 | Publisher: Sage Publications, London
We explore the variation in pupil attainment at the end of secondary schooling in England. The paper links data on all schools and all pupils within these schools to analyse the role of the school in accounting for this variation. We analyse a number of different indicators of pupil attainment...
Publication date: 7 Feb 2018 | Publication type: National Institute Economic Review | Theme: Education & Labour | Authors: Bryson, A, Stokes, L, Wilkinson, D. | Journal: National Institute Economic Review Issue 243 | Publisher: Sage Publications, London
In recent years, governments have spent considerable time, effort and political capital on education reforms in the expectation that pupil attainment will improve.Since the mid-1990s reforms in England have focused on school governance issues, notably the weakening of local government control over...
| Theme: Education & Labour | Authors: Wilkinson, D., Bryson, A, Stokes, L
Publication date: 5 Feb 2018 | Publication type: Report | Theme: Education & Labour, Trade, Investment & Productivity | Authors: Ebell, M, Speckesser, S, Rolfe, H, Bursnall, M, Naddeo, A | Report to: BEIS
Executive summary Aims and objectives of counterfactual wage research Over the summer, the National Institute of Economic and Social Research (NIESR) conducted an independent review of the methodology used by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) for estimating the cost...
| Theme: Education & Labour | Authors: Bryson, A, Green, F

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