accountability

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: 5 Aug 2015 | Publication type: National Institute Economic Review | Theme: Exiting the EU & Britain after Brexit | External authors: Bell, Professor David, Eiser, David | JEL classification: H10, H11, H30, P48, R13 | Journal: National Institute Economic Review No. 233 | Publisher: Sage Publications, London
Abstract: This paper examines the background to calls for further fiscal decentralisation in Scotland in the light of theories of fiscal federalism. In particular, it examines whether spatial differences in preferences, which are central to ‘first generation’ theories of fiscal federalism can be...