Writing for the ESRC’s new Economics Observatory, Emilia Del Bono and Angus Holford investigate the impact of the Covid-19 economic downturn on employment prospects for new graduates and current higher education students.
ISER researchers discuss their work in these blog posts.
Writing for the New Statesman, Angus Holford discusses the effects of free school meals and the origins of the policy
Dr Angus Holford describes ISER’s innovative study of a unique cohort of current students to find out how much they understand about our complex student funding system and what they think would be fair for future students
In an article for the New Statesman, Dr Angus Holford explores in detail what students think of how university fees could be administered in a reformed system where the overall student contribution and taxpayer contribution stayed the same.
With more people gaining a university degree, how is society as a whole being affected? MiSoC workshop 13-14 June
Angus Holford introduces MiSoC’s workshop on the Economics of Higher Education 13-14 June with keynote speakers Peter Arcidiacono (Duke University) and Todd Stinebrickner (Western Ontario)
Angus Holford describes new research on the pay back from working for nothing
The UK Commission for Employment and Skills report Death of the Saturday Job picks up on a growing trend away from part-time work as school children compete for the few part-time jobs and many decide to concentrate on school work. A study by Dr Angus Holford found that part-time employment is having an impact on some children – but not all.