Work in Progress

‘The effect of changes in teaching quality on test score gain: An analysis by gender, ethnicity and subject’, July 2011, (with Jim Taylor).


‘An evaluation of multiple overlapping policies in a multi-level framework: The case of secondary education policies in the UK’, (with Giuseppe Migali), Education Economics, 2012.

‘An evaluation of the impact of funding and school specialisation on student performance using matching models’, February 2010, (with Giuseppe Migali and Jim Taylor), forthcoming Journal of Human Capital.

‘The distributional impact of increased school resources: The Specialist Schools Initiative and the Excellence in Cities Programme’, September 2009, (with Giuseppe Migali and Jim Taylor)

‘Diversity, choice and the quasi-market: An empirical analysis of secondary education policy in England’, November 2010, Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics (with Jim Taylor)

‘Efficiency in the Further Education sector in England: A subject level analysis’, October 2010, forthcoming Online Statistics Journal (with Jill Johnes & Allan Little).

Employment protection, threat and incentive effects on worker effort, January 2012 (with Colin Green & Gareth Leeves), forthcoming British Journal of Industrial Relations.

‘The relative effect of pecuniary and non-pecuniary effects on teacher turnover and mobility’, October 2006 (with Colin Green and Gareth Leeves).

‘Do peer groups matter? Estimation of peer effects from pupil mobility between schools’, September 2008 (with J Taylor).

‘The evolution and determinants of the educational gender gap’, January 2006 (with Martyn Andrews, Dave Stott and Jim Taylor).

‘Estimating the stock-flow model using micro data’, (with M. Andrews, D. Stott and R. Upward), forthcoming Journal of the European Economic Association.

‘Quits, separations and worker turnover in the public sector: evidence from a competing risks analysis’, October 2010, The Economic Record (with C. Green and J. Mangan).

‘Earning, learning and truanting: a simultaneous equations approach’, 2002 (with R Crouchley and A. Fagih).

‘The impact of sample attrition on employment participation and wages: Evidence from the BHPS’, April 2007, (with R. Crouchley and R. Oskrochi).

‘The measurement and determinants of efficiency and productivity in the FE sector in England’, 2010, Bulletin of Economic Research (with J Johnes and A Little).

‘The educational gender gap, catch-up and labour market outcomes’, May 2007 (with M. J. Andrews, D. Stott and J. Taylor).