International Women’s Day 2023: What do our students say?
Today is International Women’s Day, a chance to celebrate women’s achievement, raise awareness of discrimination and #EmbraceEquity. Here’s what final-year BSc Economics students Alicja and Madeline have to say on inspiration, leadership and their hopes for the future.…
Who gets in? Where you live matters for where you go to school
The system rationing entry to England’s more effective schools could have a big impact on social mobility. Our research provides the first detailed national dataset since widespread academisation.
By Simon Burgess (University of Bristol and IZA), Estelle Cantillon (Université Libre de Bruxelles, FNRS, and CEPR), Mariagrazia Cavallo (University of Bristol), Ellen Greaves (European University Institute and University of Bristol), and Min Zhang (University of Westminster)
Families can express a preference (‘choose’) for their child to attend any state school in England, but schools set the rules for who gets in if they are over-subscribed.…