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■how socio-economic gaps in pupils’ education achievement change as they progress through the early years and into higher education
■the educational achievement and progress made by children with special educational needs
■gene-environment interactions in the development of children’s reading skills and the incidence of dyslexia
■differences in higher education participation across different socio-economic groups. This work includes a cross country comparison of access to university and elite universities across four Anglophone countries (Australia, Canada, UK, USA).
■higher education access issues.

Publications from Elements

Journal articles

2021

  • Watson, J., Hennessy, S. and Vignoles, A., 2021. The relationship between educational television and mathematics capability in Tanzania British Journal of Educational Technology, v. 52
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1111/bjet.13047
  • 2020 (Accepted for publication)

  • Astle, D., Bathelt, J. and Vignoles, A., 2020 (Accepted for publication). Just a Phase? Mapping the Transition of Behavioural Problems from Childhood to Adolescence Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology: the international journal for research in social and genetic epidemiology and mental health services,
  • Corder, K., Sharp, SJ., Jong, S., Foubister, C., Brown, HE., Wells, EK., Armitage, S., Croxson, CHD., Vignoles, A., Wilkinson, PO., Wilson, ECF. and Van Sluijs, E., 2020 (Accepted for publication). Effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of the GoActive intervention to increase physical activity among UK adolescents: a cluster randomised controlled trial PLoS Medicine,
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pmed.1003210
  • 2020

  • Prieto-Latorre, C., Marcenaro-Gutierrez, OD. and Vignoles, A., 2020. SCHOOL SEGREGATION IN PUBLIC AND SEMIPRIVATE PRIMARY SCHOOLS IN ANDALUSIA British Journal of Educational Studies,
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1080/00071005.2020.1795078
  • 2019 (Accepted for publication)

  • Aslam, M., Malik, R., Rawal, S., Rose, P. and Griffiths, A., 2019 (Accepted for publication). Do government schools improve learning for poor students? Evidence from rural Pakistan Oxford Review of Education,
  • Aslam, M., Malik, R., Rawal, S., Rose, P., Vignoles, A. and Whitaker, L., 2019 (Accepted for publication). Methodological lessons of measuring quality teaching in Southern contexts, with a focus on India and Pakistan Research in Comparative and International Education,
  • Jong, S., Croxson, C., Guell, C., Lawlor, E., Foubister, C., Brown, HE., Wells, EK., Wilkinson, P., Vignoles, A., Van Sluijs, EMF. and Corder, K., 2019 (Accepted for publication). Adolescents’ perspectives of a school-based physical activity intervention: a mixed method study Journal of Sport and Health Science,
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1016/j.jshs.2019.06.007
  • 2019

  • Burgess, S., Greaves, E. and Vignoles, A., 2019. School choice in England: evidence from national administrative data Oxford Review of Education, v. 45
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1080/03054985.2019.1604332
  • Keep, E., Vignoles, A. and Lauder, H., 2019. The case against education: why the education system is a waste of time and money BRITISH JOURNAL OF SOCIOLOGY OF EDUCATION, v. 40
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1080/01425692.2019.1579402
  • 2018 (Accepted for publication)

  • Griffiths, AF. and Bhutoria, A., 2018 (Accepted for publication). Do Financial Education Interventions for Women from Poor Households Impact their Financial Behaviors? Experimental Evidence from India Journal of Research on Educational Effectiveness,
  • Griffiths, AF., Shephard, N., Dearden, L. and Britton, J., 2018 (Accepted for publication). A comparison of sample survey measures of earnings of English graduates with administrative data. Journal of the Royal Statistical Society. Series C: Applied Statistics,
  • Vermunt, JD., Ilie, S. and Vignoles, A., 2018 (Accepted for publication). Building the foundations for measuring learning gain in higher education: A conceptual framework and measurement instrument Higher Education Pedagogies,
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1080/23752696.2018.1484672
  • Griffiths, AF., Britton, J., Shephard, N. and Dearden, L., 2018 (Accepted for publication). Is improving access to university enough? Socio-economic gaps in the earnings of English graduates Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics,
  • Griffiths, AF., Swaffield, J. and Meschi, E., 2018 (Accepted for publication). The role of local labour market conditions and pupil attainment on post-compulsory schooling decisions International Journal of Manpower,
  • 2017

  • Green, F., Henseke, G. and Vignoles, A., 2017. Private schooling and labour market outcomes British Educational Research Journal, v. 43
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1002/berj.3256
  • Brown, HE., Whittle, F., Jong, ST., Croxson, C., Sharp, SJ., Wilkinson, P., Wilson, EC., van Sluijs, EM., Vignoles, A. and Corder, K., 2017. A cluster randomised controlled trial to evaluate the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of the GoActive intervention to increase physical activity among adolescents aged 13-14 years. BMJ Open, v. 7
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2016-014419
  • 2016 (Accepted for publication)

  • Ilie, IS., Sutherland, A. and Vignoles, A., 2016 (Accepted for publication). Revisiting free school meal eligibility as a proxy for pupil socio-economic deprivation British Educational Research Journal, v. 43
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1002/berj.3260
  • 2016

  • Vignoles, A. and Murray, N., 2016. Widening Participation in Higher Education Education Sciences, v. 6
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.3390/educsci6020013
  • Jerrim, J. and Vignoles, A., 2016. The link between East Asian 'mastery' teaching methods and English children's mathematics skills Economics of Education Review, v. 50
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1016/j.econedurev.2015.11.003
  • Crawford, C., Gregg, P., Macmillan, L., Vignoles, A. and Wyness, G., 2016. Higher education, career opportunities, and intergenerational inequality Oxford Review of Economic Policy, v. 32
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1093/oxrep/grw030
  • 2015

  • Marcenaro-Gutierrez, O. and Vignoles, A., 2015. A comparison of teacher and test-based assessment for Spanish primary and secondary students Educational Research, v. 57
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1080/00131881.2014.983720
  • Clarke, P., Crawford, C., Steele, F. and Vignoles, A., 2015. Revisiting fixed- and random-effects models: some considerations for policy-relevant education research Education Economics, v. 23
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1080/09645292.2013.855705
  • Marcenaro-Gutierrez, O., Micklewright, J. and Vignoles, A., 2015. Social mobility, parental help, and the importance of networks: Evidence for Britain Longitudinal and Life Course Studies, v. 6
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.14301/llcs.v6i2.313
  • Jerrim, J., Vignoles, A., Lingam, R. and Friend, A., 2015. The socio-economic gradient in children's reading skills and the role of genetics British Educational Research Journal, v. 41
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1002/berj.3143
  • Jerrim, J. and Vignoles, A., 2015. Socioeconomic differences in children’s test scores: What we do know, what we don’t know and what we need to know Longitudinal and Life Course Studies, v. 6
  • Burgess, S., Greaves, E., Vignoles, A. and Wilson, D., 2015. What Parents Want: School Preferences and School Choice The Economic Journal, v. 125
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1111/ecoj.12153
  • 2014

  • Vignoles, A. and Chevalier, A., 2014. Editorial: Educational and health inequalities Journal of the Royal Statistical Society. Series A: Statistics in Society, v. 177
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1111/rssa.12083
  • Macmillan, L., Tyler, C. and Vignoles, A., 2014. Who gets the top jobs? the role of family background and networks in recent graduates' access to high-status professions Journal of Social Policy, v. 44
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1017/S0047279414000634
  • Meschi, E., Vignoles, A. and Cassen, R., 2014. Post-secondary School type and academic achievement Manchester School, v. 82
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1111/manc.12006
  • Parsons, S., Schoon, I. and Vignoles, A., 2014. Parental worklessness and children's early school achievement and progress Longitudinal and Life Course Studies, v. 5
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.14301/llcs.v5i1.230
  • Vignoles, A., 2014. Widening participation in higher education: casting the net wide? BRITISH JOURNAL OF EDUCATIONAL STUDIES, v. 62
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1080/00071005.2014.905305
  • 2013

  • Meschi, E., Vignoles, A. and Cassen, R., 2013. Post-secondary School Type and Academic Achievement Manchester School,
  • Stapinski, LA., Montgomery, AA., Heron, J., Jerrim, J., Vignoles, A. and Araya, R., 2013. Depression symptom trajectories and associated risk factors among adolescents in Chile. PLoS One, v. 8
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0078323
  • Jerrim, J. and Vignoles, A., 2013. Social mobility, regression to the mean and the cognitive development of high ability children from disadvantaged homes Journal of the Royal Statistical Society. Series A: Statistics in Society, v. 176
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-985X.2012.01072.x
  • Clarke, P., Crawford, C., Steele, F. and Vignoles, A., 2013. Revisiting fixed- and random-effects models: some considerations for policy-relevant education research Education Economics,
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1080/09645292.2013.855705
  • Chowdry, H., Crawford, C., Dearden, L., Goodman, A. and Vignoles, A., 2013. Widening participation in higher education: analysis using linked administrative data Journal of the Royal Statistical Society: Series A (Statistics in Society), v. 176
  • Meunier, M., de Coulon, A., Marcenaro-Gutierrez, O. and Vignoles, A., 2013. A longitudinal analysis of UK second-generation disadvantaged immigrants Education Economics, v. 21
  • Chowdry, H., Crawford, C., Dearden, L., Goodman, A. and Vignoles, A., 2013. Widening participation in higher education: Analysis using linked administrative data Journal of the Royal Statistical Society. Series A: Statistics in Society, v. 176
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-985X.2012.01043.x
  • 2012

  • Jerrim, J. and Vignoles, A., 2012. Social mobility, regression to the mean and the cognitive development of high ability children from disadvantaged homes Journal of the Royal Statistical Society. Series A: Statistics in Society,
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-985X.2012.01072.x
  • Green, F. and Vignoles, A., 2012. An empirical method for deriving grade equivalence for university entrance qualifications: An application to A levels and the International Baccalaureate Oxford Review of Education, v. 38
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1080/03054985.2012.713858
  • Gibbons, S. and Vignoles, A., 2012. Geography, choice and participation in higher education in England Regional Science and Urban Economics, v. 42
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1016/j.regsciurbeco.2011.07.004
  • Bradley, JA., 2012. Book Review American Journal of Transplantation,
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1111/ajt.12010
  • 2011

  • Vignoles, A., De Coulon, A. and Marcenaro-Gutierrez, O., 2011. The value of basic skills in the British labour market Oxford Economic Papers, v. 63
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1093/oep/gpq012
  • Dearden, L., Micklewright, J. and Vignoles, A., 2011. The Effectiveness of English Secondary Schools for Pupils of Different Ability Levels Fiscal Studies, v. 32
  • Vignoles, A., Coulon, AD. and Marcenaro-Gutierrez, O., 2011. The value of basic skills in the British labour market Oxford Economic Papers, v. 63
  • de Coulon, A., Meschi, E. and Vignoles, A., 2011. Parents' skills and children's cognitive and non-cognitive outcomes Education Economics, v. 19
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1080/09645292.2010.511829
  • Burgess, S., Greaves, E., Vignoles, A. and Wilson, D., 2011. Parental choice of primary school in England: What types of school do different types of family really have available to them? Policy Studies, v. 32
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1080/01442872.2011.601215
  • Dearden, L. and Vignoles, A., 2011. Schools, markets and league tables Fiscal Studies, v. 32
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1111/j.1475-5890.2011.00131.x
  • Dearden, L., Micklewright, J. and Vignoles, A., 2011. The effectiveness of English secondary schools for pupils of different ability levels Fiscal Studies, v. 32
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1111/j.1475-5890.2011.00134.x
  • 2010

  • Vignoles, A., 2010. Key issues in education policy RESEARCH PAPERS IN EDUCATION, v. 25
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1080/02671521003707725
  • Hobbs, G. and Vignoles, A., 2010. Is children's free school meal 'eligibility' a good proxy for family income? British Educational Research Journal, v. 36
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1080/01411920903083111
  • Carneiro, P., Dearden, L. and Vignoles, A., 2010. The economics of vocational education and training
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-08-044894-7.01737-1
  • Walker, J., Vignoles, A. and Collins, M., 2010. Higher education academic salaries in the UK Oxford Economic Papers, v. 62
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1093/oep/gpp004
  • 2009

  • Dearden, L., Machin, S. and Vignoles, A., 2009. Economics of education research: A review and future prospects Oxford Review of Education, v. 35
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1080/03054980903216333
  • Vignoles, AF. and Powdthavee, N., 2009. The socioeconomic gap in university dropouts B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis and Policy, v. 9
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.2202/1935-1682.2051
  • 2008

  • Powdthavee, N. and Vignoles, A., 2008. Mental health of parents and life satisfaction of children: A within-family analysis of intergenerational Transmission of Well-Being Social Indicators Research, v. 88
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1007/s11205-007-9223-2
  • Feinstein, L. and Vignoles, A., 2008. Individual differences in the pathways into and beyond higher education in the UK: A life-course approach Journal of Social Issues, v. 64
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1111/j.1540-4560.2008.00551.x
  • 2007

  • Allen, R. and Vignoles, A., 2007. What should an index of school segregation measure? Oxford Review of Education, v. 33
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1080/03054980701366306
  • Steele, F., Vignoles, A. and Jenkins, A., 2007. The effect of school resources on pupil attainment: A multilevel simultaneous equation modelling approach Journal of the Royal Statistical Society. Series A: Statistics in Society, v. 170
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-985X.2007.00476.x
  • Marcenaro-Gutierrez, O., Galindo-Rueda, F. and Vignoles, A., 2007. Who actually goes to university? Empirical Economics, v. 32
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1007/s00181-006-0090-5
  • Marcenaro-Gutierrez, O., Galindo-Rueda, F. and Vignoles, A., 2007. Who actually goes to university? Empirical Economics, v. 32
  • Johnes, G. and Vignoles, A., 2007. Book Reviews Education Economics, v. 15
  • 2006

  • Wolf, A., Jenkins, A. and Vignoles, A., 2006. Certifying the workforce: Economic imperative or failed social policy? Journal of Education Policy, v. 21
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1080/02680930600866124
  • 2005

  • de Cremer, D., 2005. Book review: Handbook of Organizational Justice (ed. Greenberg, J. and Colquitt, J. A.) European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology, v. 14
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1080/13594320500350118
  • Galindo-Rueda, F. and Vignoles, A., 2005. The Declining Relative Importance of Ability in Predicting Educational Attainment Journal of Human Resources, v. 40
  • Vignoles, A., 2005. Who should pay for university? [2] Finance and Development, v. 42
  • Galindo-Rueda, F. and Vignoles, A., 2005. The declining relative importance of ability in predicting educational attainment Journal of Human Resources, v. 40
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.3368/jhr.xl.2.335
  • Machin, S. and Vignoles, A., 2005. Education Policy in the UK DICE, v. 3
  • Machin, S. and Vignoles, A., 2005. Education Policy in the UK DICE, v. 3
  • 2004

  • Dolton, P., Levacic, R. and Vignoles, A., 2004. The economic impact of schooling resources
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.4337/9781843769750.00010
  • Vignoles, A., Galindo-Rueda, F. and Feinstein, L., 2004. The labour market impact of adult education and training: A cohort analysis Scottish Journal of Political Economy, v. 51
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1111/j.0036-9292.2004.00306.x
  • Vignoles, A., Galindo-Rueda, F. and Feinstein, L., 2004. The Labour Market Impact of Adult Education and Training: A Cohort Analysis Scottish Journal of Political Economy, v. 51
  • Galindo-Rueda, F., Marcenaro-Gutierrez, O. and Vignoles, A., 2004. The Widening Socio-Economic Gap in UK Higher Education
  • Machin, S. and Vignoles, A., 2004. Educational inequality: The widening socio-economic gap Fiscal Studies, v. 25
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1111/j.1475-5890.2004.tb00099.x
  • 2003

  • Jenkins, A., Vignoles, A., Wolf, A. and Galindo-Rueda, F., 2003. The determinants and labour market effects of lifelong learning Applied Economics, v. 35
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1080/0003684032000155445
  • 2002

  • Green, F., McIntosh, S. and Vignoles, A., 2002. The utilization of education and skills: Evidence from Britain Manchester School, v. 70
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1111/1467-9957.00325
  • Dolton, PJ. and Vignoles, A., 2002. Is a broader curriculum better? Economics of Education Review, v. 21
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1016/S0272-7757(01)00046-2
  • Dearden, L., McIntosh, S., Myck, M. and Vignoles, A., 2002. The returns to academic and vocational qualifications in Britain Bulletin of Economic Research, v. 54
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1111/1467-8586.00152
  • Levačić, R. and Vignoles, A., 2002. Researching the links between school resources and student outcomes in the UK: A review of issues and evidence Education Economics, v. 10
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1080/09645290210127534
  • Burgelman, RA., 2002. Book Review HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW, v. 80
  • Dolton, PJ. and Vignoles, A., 2002. The return on post-compulsory school mathematics study Economica, v. 69
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1111/1468-0335.00273
  • Burgelman, RA., 2002. Book Review HARVARD BUS REV, v. 80
  • 2001

  • McIntosh, S. and Vignoles, A., 2001. Measuring and assessing the impact of basic skills on labour market outcomes Oxford Economic Papers, v. 53
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1093/oep/53.3.453
  • McIntosh, S. and Vignoles, A., 2001. Measuring and Assessing the Impact of Basic Skills on Labour Market Outcomes. Oxford Economic Papers, v. 53
  • 2000

  • Bruniaux, C., Hansen, K., Steedman, H., Vignoles, A. and Wagner, K., 2000. International Trends in the Quantity and Quality of Entrants to Computer Science Courses in Higher Education Vierteljahrshefte zur Wirtschaftsforschung, v. 69
  • Dolton, P. and Vignoles, A., 2000. The incidence and effects of overeducation in the U.K. graduate labour market Economics of Education Review, v. 19
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1016/S0272-7757(97)00036-8
  • 1999

  • Vignoles, A., 1999. Book Reviews Education Economics, v. 7
  • 1998

  • Vignoles, A., 1998. Raising standards in our schools: Does class size really matter? Economic Outlook, v. 22
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1111/1468-0319.00123
  • 1997

  • Dolton, PJ., Greenaway, D. and Vignoles, A., 1997. 'Whither higher education?' An economic perspective for the Dearing Committee of Inquiry Economic Journal, v. 107
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1111/j.1468-0297.1997.tb00037.x
  • Theses / dissertations

    2020 (No publication date)

  • Watson, J., 2020 (No publication date). The relationship between educational television and mathematics capability in Tanzania
  • Conference proceedings

    2019

  • Corder, K., Sharp, SJ., Foubister, C., Brown, HE., Jong, ST., Wells, EK., Armitage, S., Croxson, CHD., Wilkinson, PO., Wilson, ECF., Vignoles, A. and van Sluijs, EMF., 2019. Effectiveness of the GoActive intervention to increase physical activity in adolescents aged 13-14 years: a cluster randomised controlled trial LANCET, v. 394
  • 2013

  • Dezateux, C., Brocklehurst, P., Burgess, S., Burton, P., Carey, A., Colson, D., Dibben, C., Elliott, P., Emond, A., Goldstein, H., Graham, H., Kelly, F., Knowles, R., Leon, D., Lyons, R., Reay, D., Vignoles, A. and Walton, S., 2013. Life Study: a UK-wide birth cohort study of environment, development, health, and wellbeing LANCET, v. 382
  • Book chapters

    2017

  • Britton, J. and Vignoles, A., 2017. Education production functions
  • Ilie, IS., Gronn, P. and Griffiths, A., 2017. The Political Economy of Leadership.
  • 2016

  • Vermunt, J., Griffiths, and Ilie, IS., 2016. The possibility of evidence-informed primary schooling
  • 2013

  • Vignoles, A., 2013. Economics of education
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.4324/9780203802243
  • 2010

  • Dearden, L., Machin, S. and Vignoles, A., 2010. The contribution of the economics of education to education
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.4324/9780203844137
  • Hansen, K. and Vignoles, A., 2010. School choice
  • 2009

  • Vignoles, A. and Powdthavee, N., 2009. Outcomes in terms of age-based participation: Diversity of experiences in higher education
  • Vignoles, A. and Crawford, C., 2009. Access, participation and diversity questions in relation to different forms of post-compulsory further and higher education: The importance of prior educational experiences
  • 2004

  • Sofer, C., Dolton, P., Levacic, R. and Vignoles, A., 2004. Chapter 2: The economic impact of schooling resources
    Doi: 10.4337/9781843769750.00010
  • Reports

    2016

  • Saunders, C., Brunton-Smith, I., Garrod, B., Stepanek, M., Vignoles, A. and Sutherland, A., 2016. Missing key stage 2 data in LSYPE2: technical report
  • Books

    2016

  • Crawford, C., Dearden, L., Micklewright, J. and Vignoles, A., 2016. Family Background and University Success: Differences in Higher Education Access and Outcomes in England
  • 2009

  • David, M., Bathmaker, AM., Crozier, G., Davis, P., Ertl, H., Fuller, A., Hayward, G., Heath, S., Hockings, C., Parry, G., Reay, D., Vignoles, A. and Williams, J., 2009. Improving learning by widening participation in higher education
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.4324/9780203867976
  • Working papers

    2013

  • Macmilllan, L., Tyler, C. and Vignoles, A., 2013. Who gets the Top Jobs? The role of family background and networks in recent graduates' access to high status professions
  • Jerrim, J., Vignoles, A., Lingam, R. and Friend, A., 2013. The socio-economic gradient in children's reading skills and the role of genetics