education

Publication date: 27 Nov 2019 | Publication type: General Election Briefing | Theme: Education & Labour | Authors: Boshoff, J, Espinoza, H, Lisauskaite, E, Speckesser, S, Xu, L
Overview Labour, Conservatives and Lib Dems have all pledged to increase the education budget. But we ask, from early years via schools to further and higher education: What can be done to make the education system more effective and fairer? How can outcomes across different levels of education be...
Publication date: 31 Oct 2018 | Publication type: National Institute Economic Review | Theme: Employment & Social policy | Authors: Dolton, P | JEL classification: J0, J3, J5, J6 | Journal: National Institute Economic Review Issue 246 | Publisher: Sage Publications, London
This article takes a short personal ‘helicopter ride’ over the main policy issues in the UK labour market, putting them into the context of the developments which have taken place in applied econometrics. We overview NIESR’s role in the study of labour economics in postwar Britain and review some...
Publication date: 20 Feb 2017 | Publication type: Report | Theme: Employment & Social policy | Authors: Hudson-Sharp, N, Runge, J, Rolfe, H | Report to: Office of Manpower Economics
Commissioned by the Office of Manpower Economics, the purpose of this report was to better understand the use of agency staff in the UK public sector, particularly in health and education. The research aimed to outline and improve the evidence base, in order to understand the labour market for...
Publication date: 17 Oct 2016 | Publication type: Report | Theme: Employment & Social policy | Authors: Rienzo, C | Report to: DCLG
The purpose of the analysis upon which this report is based was to estimate the impact of participation in the initial phase of the Troubled Families programme on a range of outcomes encompassing benefit receipt, employment, educational participation, child welfare and offending. This analysis...
Publication date: 26 Jun 2015 | Publication type: Report | Theme: Employment & Social policy | Authors: Stokes, L, Rolfe, H, Hudson-Sharp, N, Stevens, S | Pages: 47 | Report to: Department for Education
The lower educational achievement of White working class pupils in comparison with children from other ethnic backgrounds with similar socio-economic status continues to attract attention. This report, commissioned by the Department for Education, provides a review of the evidence. It explores why...