Economics of Higher Education Launch Event

The Economics of Higher Education: Network & Launch Conference
Launch Date: Wednesday 20th November 2013
Launch Venue:  London School of Economics, Holborn London

 

The Economics of Higher Education: Network & Launch Conference
Launch Date: Wednesday 20th November 2013
Launch Venue: London School of Economics, Holborn London
Conference Programme

2pm Coffee and Registration
2:30pm Introduction to the Economics of Higher Education network and website
Dr Gill Wyness, London School of Economics, Centre for Economic Performance
Richard Murphy, University College London

2:40pm Keynote: The worlds of HE policy and research
Professor Nicholas Barr, Department of Economics, London School of Economics

3pm Quality, student satisfaction and university choice: Evidence from the Times Good University Guide and National Student Survey
Dr Steve Gibbons, London School of Economics, Centre for Economic Performance
Louisa Darian, Senior Policy Adviser, Which?
General Discussion

3:40pm A Question of Degree: The Effects of Degree Class on Labour Market Outcomes
Georg Graetz, London School of Economics, Centre for Economic Performance
Paul Clark, Director of Policy, Universities UK
General Discussion

4:20pm Coffee Break

4:40pm The Boom in Postgraduate Education and Its Impact on Wage Inequality
Professor Steve Machin, University College London
Conor Ryan, Director, Research and Communications, The Sutton Trust
General Discussion

5:20pm Affirmative Action and University Fit: Evidence from Proposition 209
Dr Esteban Aucejo, Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics
Tessa Stone, Chief Executive, The Brightside Trust
General Discussion
6pm Drinks Reception

If you would like to attend the conference please email J.M.Cantlay@lse.ac.uk by Monday 11 November 2013

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