1992 …2020

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Research interests

Simon Burgess's current research interests are in the economics of education, including the importance of teachers, pupils and schools, market structure in education, incentives, and choice. He has also worked on the performance of ethnic minorities in schools and ethnic segregation. Previously he worked on labour economics more generally, including: an economic model of poverty dynamics, empirical models of incentives in organisations, the role of markets in education and health, unemployment and gross job and worker flows. 

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Research Output

  • Do selective schooling systems increase inequality?

    Burgess, S., Dickson, M. & Macmillan, L., 25 Feb 2019, In : Oxford Economic Papers. 24 p., gpz028.

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    School choice in England: evidence from national administrative data

    Burgess, S., Greaves, E. & Vignoles, A., 3 Sep 2019, In : Oxford Review of Education. 45, 5, p. 690-710 21 p.

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  • 2 Citations (Scopus)

    Supervised Work

    Evidence of Peer Effects in English Schools

    Author: Proud, S., 2009

    Supervisor: Burgess, S. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)