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Widespread media coverage on paper by CMPO's Professor Simon Burgess

12 November 2014

New paper, 'Understanding the success of London’s schools' by Simon Burgess has garnered widespread national media coverage. The paper contributes to understanding the ‘London Effect’, focussing on the role of the ethnic composition. The aim is to understand the statistical contribution to the London premium of ethnic composition.

Report coverage in the news

7 October 2014

Coverage of the report on access to high-performing schools featured online in BBC News ; The Daily Mail and The Independent on Sunday.

Scrap school admissions policies based on postcode

7 October 2014

Why are pupils from disadvantaged families more often found studying in poorly performing schools? Is it the choices their parents make, or are they not able to get into better ones?

CMPO's Dr Helen Simpson comments on "HE cold spots" and participation throughout England

2 October 2014

Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE), published a new report exploring the link between economic growth and higher education provision. It identifies ‘cold spots’ in higher education provision and participation across England.

New Working Paper by Michael Sanders

29 July 2014

A Nudge in the Dark: An artefactual experiment investigating the effects of priming in the presence of distractions