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In brief: The educational background of postgrad students

Stephen Machin () and Richard Murphy ()

CentrePiece - The magazine for economic performance from Centre for Economic Performance, LSE

Abstract: Has the boom in postgraduate courses in the UK over recent years had a negative impact on intergenerational mobility? Research by Stephen Machin and Richard Murphy suggests that there is a small but significant imbalance in favour of undergraduates who have been privately educated.

Keywords: education; social mobility (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2010-07
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