Inequalities in school leavers’ labour market outcomes: do school subject choices matter?

Research by Cristina Iannelli and Adriana Duta on inequalities in school leavers’ labour market outcomes has been published as part of a working paper series by the Centre for Longitudinal Studies at UCL. This paper examines the role of school curriculum in explaining potential gender and social inequalities in employment chances of young people who left education early, either at

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Curriculum differentiation and social inequality in higher education entry in Scotland and Ireland

Abstract This paper examines the relative importance of upper secondary subject choice and attainment in explaining social inequalities in access to higher education (HE) in Scotland and Ireland. These two countries differ in the extent of curriculum differentiation, in the degree of standardisation in school examination and in HE entry criteria. In particular, in Scotland subject choice in upper secondary

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Remaking Urban Segregation: Processes of Income Sorting and Neighbourhood Change

Journal: Population, Space and Place Volume: 23, Issue 3 April 2017 Nick Bailey, Wouter P C van Gent, Sako Musterd DOI 10.1002/psp.2013 Abstract Segregation studies have mainly focused on urban structures as a whole or have discussed specific (gentrifying or renewing) neighbourhoods. The literature suggests that changes in segregation occur primarily through selective migration. In this paper, we follow up

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Spatial random slope multilevel modelling using multivariate conditional autoregressive models: a case study of subjective travel satisfaction in Beijing

This article, published in the Annals of the Association of American Geographers in November 2015, explores how to incorporate a spatial dependence effect into the standard multilevel modelling (MLM). The proposed method is particularly well suited to the analysis of geographically clustered survey data where individuals are nested in geographical areas. Drawing on multivariate conditional autoregressive models, we develop a

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Scottish Independence Referendum 2014

The focus of this research, led by Professor Lindsay Paterson, Dr Jan Eichhorn and Dr Mark Shephard in 2013-2014 was analysing public attitudes towards the 2014 Scottish Independence Referendum. In particular, the researchers explored the attitudes of young people (aged 16-17) towards the referendum and the impact of social media on public sentiment. There were three main projects as part

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Scottish Justice Matters: Poverty, Inequality and Justice, November 2015

The November 2015 edition of Scottish Justice Matters was guest edited by AQMeN Director Susan McVie, Professor Lesley McCara (The University of Edinburgh) and Maggie Mellon, Vice Chair of the British Association of Social Workers. The edition focuses on poverty, inequality and justice in Scotland, and features AQMeN research into patterns of victimisation in Scotland, the relationship between crime and

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Are crime statistics and surveys hiding the real extent of domestic forms of violence?

In this edition of Scottish Justice Matters, Professor Susan McVie explores whether current methodological approaches to recording crime reflect the true reality of domestic violence rates in Scotland. Read the article in full. Journal: Scottish Justice Matters Edition:June 2016 Volume: 4 Issue: 2 Pages: 36-37 ISSN: 2052-7950

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