Chapters In Books

  1. (2010),  ‘Ethnic Differences in Child outcomes’, in: K. Hansen, S.Dex and H.Joshi (eds.),Children of the 21st Century (vol2): The first five years,  Bristol: Polity Press (with Luke Sibieta).
  2. (2010), ‘The economics of vocational education and training’, in International encyclopedia of education: vol. 8, eds P Peterson, E Baker & B McGaw, Elsevier, Oxford, pp.255-261 (with Pedro Carneiro and Anna Vignoles).
  3. (2010), ‘The contribution of the economics of education to education’ , in Furlong, J and Lawn, M. (Eds) Disciplines of Education: Their Role in the Future of Education Research, Routledge: London. (with Anna Vignoles and Stephen Machin).
  4. (2007), ‘Employer-provided vocational training: what are the returns to NVQ level 2 and the potential effects of ‘Train to Gain’?’, chapter 6 in D. Kehoe (ed.), Practice makes perfect: the importance of practical learning, (2007), The Social Market Foundation (with Alissa Goodman, Barbara Sianesi and Helen Simpson).
  5. (2005), “Provision and Cost of Childcare”, Chapter 8 in Chote, R., Emmerson, C. and Oldfield, Z (eds), Green Budget 2005, Institute for Fiscal Studies, London,  (with Claire Crawford and Mike Brewer).
  6. (2005), “Measuring the Returns to Education”, Chapter 7 in Machin and Vignoles (eds), Whats the Good of Education? The economics of education in the UK, Princeton University Press, Princeton and Oxford, 117-145 (with Richard Blundell and Barbara Sianesi).
  7. (2003), “Income and Living Standards”, Chapter 6 in Ferri (et. al.), Changing Britain, Changing Lives, Institute of Education, University of London (with Alissa Goodman and Phillipa Saunders).
  8. (2000), “Estimates of the impact of improvements in basic skills on aggregate wages, employment, taxes and benefits”, Part 2 of  John Bynner (ed.), The social benefits of basic skills, Centre for the Wider Benefits of Learning, Institute of Education (with Howard Reed and John Van Reenen)
  9. (1996), “Education and Training Policy”, Chapter 12 in A. Dilnot and C. Giles, Options for 1997: The Green Budget, Institute for Fiscal Studies Chapter, October 1996 (with Howard Reed).