Institute of Education


Working papers

Our working papers demonstrate our research in progress. They are multidisciplinary, reflecting CEPEO's broad research themes.

Papers contain a front page with 'highlights' and 'why this matters'.


21-06: Intergenerational wealth transmission in Great Britain - Ricky Kanabarand and Paul Gregg

21-05: Trends in Intergenerational Home Ownership and Wealth Transmission - Jo Blanden, Andrew Eyles and Stephen Machin

21-04: A review and evaluation of secondary school accountability in England: Statistical strengths, weaknesses, and challenges for 'Progress 8' raised by COVID - Lucy Prior, John Jerrim, Dave Thomson and George Leckie

21-03: First-in-their-family students at university: Can non-cognitive skills compensate for social origin? - Rebecca Edwards, Rachael Gibson, Colm Harmon & Stefanie Schurer

21-02: Unequal Learning and Labour Market Losses in the Crisis: Consequences for Social Mobility - Lee Elliot Major, Andrew Eyles and Stephen Machin

21-01: App-based support for parental self-efficacy in the first 1000 days: a randomised control trial - Laura Outhwaite 


20-16: Quantifying 'promising trials bias' in randomized controlled trials in education - Sam Sims, Jake Anders, Matthew Inglis and Hugues Lortie-Forgues 

20-15: How did the early stages of the COVID-19 pandemic affect teacher wellbeing? - Rebecca Allen, John Jerrim and Sam Sims

20-14: Grade Expectations: How well can we predict future grades based on past performance? - Jake Anders, Catherine Dilnot, Lindsey Macmillan and Gill Wyness

20-13: Driven to succeed? Teenagers’ drive, ambition and performance on high-stakes examinations - John Jerrim, Gill Wyness and Nikki Shure

20-12: Unemployment: The Coming Storm, Who Gets Hit, Who Gets Hurt, and Policy Remedies - Jake Anders, Andy Dickerson, Paul Gregg and Lindsey Macmillan

20-11: Intergenerational joblessness across Europe: the role of labour markets, education, and welfare generosity - Paul Gregg and Lindsey Macmillan

20-10: Monetary and time investments in children’s education: how do they differ in workless households? - Silvan Häs, Jake Anders and Nikki Shure

20-09: Conditioning: How background variables can influence PISA scores - Laura Zieger, John Jerrim, Jake Anders and Nikki Shure

20-08: Mothers working during preschool years and child skills: does income compensate? - Cheti Nicoletti, Kjell Salvanes and Emma Tominey

20-07: Minority Report: the impact of predicted grades on university admissions of disadvantaged groups - Richard Murphy and Gill Wyness

20-06: Determinants of private school participation: all about the money? - Jake Anders, Francis Green, Morag Henderson and Golo Henseke

20-05: Adolescent School Bullying Victimisation and Later Life Outcomes - Emma Gorman, Colm Harmon, Silvia Mendolia, Anita Staneva and Ian Walker

20-04: Parental Inputs and Socio-Economic Gaps in Early Child Development – Lindsey Macmillan, Emma Tominey
20-03: Stay a Little Longer? Teacher Turnover, Retention, and Quality in Disadvantaged Schools – Asma Benhena, Julien Grenet

20-02: New evidence on teachers’ working hours in England. An empirical analysis of four datasets – Rebecca Allen, Asma Benhenda, John Jerrim, Sam Sims

20-01: Matching in the Dark? Inequalities in student to degree match – Stuart Campbell, Lindsey Macmillan, Richard Murphy, Gill Wyness