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University study abroad and graduates’ employability - Update

Journal article

Di Pietro, G. 2019. University study abroad and graduates’ employability - Update. IZA World of Labor. 2009, p. 109. doi:10.15185/izawol.109.v2

Do citizens hold mayors accountable for local conditions? Evidence from Italian municipalities

Journal article

Di Pietro, G. 2019. Do citizens hold mayors accountable for local conditions? Evidence from Italian municipalities. Local Government Studies. 45 (1), pp. 24-42. doi:10.1080/03003930.2018.1530658

The impact of undergraduate degrees on early-career earnings

Project report

Belfield, C., Britton, J., Buscha, F., Dearden, L., Dickson, M., van der Erve, L., Sibieta, A., Vignoles, A., Walker, I. and Zhu, Y. 2018. The impact of undergraduate degrees on early-career earnings. https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/undergraduate-degrees-labour-market-returns Department for Education.

Technical Education in England: Investigating Seven Key Assumptions

Discussion paper

Urwin, P. 2018. Technical Education in England: Investigating Seven Key Assumptions.

Computers and students’ achievement: An analysis of the One Laptop per Child program in Catalonia

Journal article

Mora, T., Escardíbul, J.-O. and Di Pietro, G. 2018. Computers and students’ achievement: An analysis of the One Laptop per Child program in Catalonia. International Journal of Educational Research. 92, pp. 145-157. doi:10.1016/j.ijer.2018.09.013

A Note on the Wage Effects of the 1972 Raising of the School Leaving Age in Scotland and Northern Ireland

Journal article

Buscha, F. and Dickson, M. 2018. A Note on the Wage Effects of the 1972 Raising of the School Leaving Age in Scotland and Northern Ireland. Scottish Journal of Political Economy. 65 (5), pp. 572-582. doi:10.1111/sjpe.12187

Reciprocal peer coaching: A constructivist methodology for enhancing formative assessment strategy in tertiary education

Article

Matthewman, L.J., Nowlan, J. and Hyvönen, K. 2018. Reciprocal peer coaching: A constructivist methodology for enhancing formative assessment strategy in tertiary education. International Coaching Psychology Review. 13 (1), pp. 35-47.

Learning, training and development

Book chapter

Nowlan, J., Kallis, X. and Balu, K. 2018. Learning, training and development. in: Matthewman, L.J., Rose, A. and Hetherington, A. (ed.) Work Psychology: An Introduction to Human Behaviour in the Workplace Hakijisa, Korea Hakjisa Publisher INC.

Career management and development

Book chapter

Nowlan, J. 2018. Career management and development. in: Matthewman, L.J., Rose, A. and Hetherington, A. (ed.) Work Psychology: An Introduction to Human Behaviour in the Workplace Hakijisa, Korea Hakjisa Publisher INC.

Motivation and work satisfaction

Book chapter

Nowlan, J. and Wright, A. 2018. Motivation and work satisfaction. in: Matthewman, L.J., Rose, A. and Hetherington, A. (ed.) Work Psychology: An Introduction to Human Behaviour in the Workplace Hakijisa, Korea Hakjisa Publisher INC.

The Loss of Work

Book chapter

Matthewman, L.J. 2018. The Loss of Work. in: Matthewman, L.J., Hetherington, A. and Rose, A. (ed.) Work Psychology: An Introduction to Human Behaviour in the Workplace Hakijisa, Korea Hakjisa Publisher INC. pp. 326-348

Relationships At Work

Book chapter

Matthewman, L.J. 2018. Relationships At Work. in: Matthewman, L.J., Hetherington, A. and Rose, A. (ed.) Work Psychology: An Introduction to Human Behaviour in the Workplace Hakijisa, Korea Hakjisa Publisher INC. pp. 116-140

Work Psychology: An Introduction to Human Behaviour in the Workplace

Book

Matthewman, L.J., Rose, A. and Hetherington, A. (ed.) 2018. Work Psychology: An Introduction to Human Behaviour in the Workplace. Hakijisa, Korea Hakjisa Publisher INC.

Do media play a role in promoting vocational education and training? The case of MasterChef

Article

Di Pietro, G. 2018. Do media play a role in promoting vocational education and training? The case of MasterChef. Policy Studies. 39 (1), pp. 37-53. doi:10.1080/01442872.2017.1410879

Revisiting the impact of macroeconomic conditions on health behaviours

Article

Di Pietro, G. 2018. Revisiting the impact of macroeconomic conditions on health behaviours. Economics and Human Biology. 28, pp. 173-181. doi:10.1016/j.ehb.2017.11.001

The academic impact of natural disasters: evidence from L’Aquila earthquake

Article

Di Pietro, G. 2018. The academic impact of natural disasters: evidence from L’Aquila earthquake. Education Economics. 26 (1), pp. 62-77. doi:10.1080/09645292.2017.1394984

Using Administrative Data to Explore the Effect of Survey Nonresponse in the UK Employment Retention and Advancement Demonstration

Journal article

Dorsett, R., Hendra, R. and Robins, P.K. 2018. Using Administrative Data to Explore the Effect of Survey Nonresponse in the UK Employment Retention and Advancement Demonstration. Evaluation Review. 42 (5-6), pp. 491-514. doi:10.1177/0193841X16674395

Declining Social Mobility? Evidence from five linked Censuses in England and Wales 1971-2011

Article

Buscha, F. and Sturgis, P. 2018. Declining Social Mobility? Evidence from five linked Censuses in England and Wales 1971-2011. British Journal of Sociology. 69 (1), pp. 154-182. doi:10.1111/1468-4446.12275

Identifying Variation in Learner Outcomes by Further Education Provider

Report

Urwin, P. and Cerqua, A. 2017. Identifying Variation in Learner Outcomes by Further Education Provider. Department for Education.

Strengths-based performance conversations: an organisational field trial

Project report

Gifford, J., Urwin, P. and Cerqua, A. 2017. Strengths-based performance conversations: an organisational field trial. London Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development.

Barriers and Drivers of Diversity: Analysis of 10 years of the BSN Diversity Survey Sample of Firms

Book chapter

Urwin, P. and Gould, M. 2017. Barriers and Drivers of Diversity: Analysis of 10 years of the BSN Diversity Survey Sample of Firms. in: Diversity League Table: a 10-year demographic survey of the legal profession Black Solicitors Network. pp. 15-25

An investigation of the barriers to Fellowship and Lectureship applications experienced by BAME and female early career researchers at Imperial College

Project report

Wilson, K.Y., Urwin, P. and Williamson, M. 2017. An investigation of the barriers to Fellowship and Lectureship applications experienced by BAME and female early career researchers at Imperial College. Imperial College.

Symposium on psychological well-being of students: A brief summary

Article

Matthewman, L.J. 2017. Symposium on psychological well-being of students: A brief summary. Psychology Teaching Review. 23 (2), pp. 91-92.

What young English people do once they reach school-leaving age: A cross-cohort comparison for the last 30 years

Article

Dorsett, R. and Anders, J. 2017. What young English people do once they reach school-leaving age: A cross-cohort comparison for the last 30 years. Longitudinal and Life Course Studies. 8 (1), pp. 75-103. doi:10.14301/llcs.v8i1.399

HMP Peterborough Social Impact Bond - learning exercise

Project report

Dorsett, R. 2017. HMP Peterborough Social Impact Bond - learning exercise.

A review of the matching process for the impact analysis of the HMP Peterborough Social Impact Bond

Project report

Anders, J. and Dorsett, R. 2017. A review of the matching process for the impact analysis of the HMP Peterborough Social Impact Bond.

Peterborough social impact bond: final report on cohort 2 analysis

Project report

Anders, J. and Dorsett, R. 2017. Peterborough social impact bond: final report on cohort 2 analysis. Ministry of Justice.

Performance Appraisal

Book chapter

Wilson, K.Y. and Jones, R.G. 2017. Performance Appraisal. in: Cornish, T. and Calvard, T. (ed.) The Psychology of Ethnicity in Organisations London Palgrave Macmillan.

Can a Common Currency Foster a Shared Social Identity across Different Nations? The Case of the Euro

Article

Buscha, F., Müller, D. and Page, L. 2017. Can a Common Currency Foster a Shared Social Identity across Different Nations? The Case of the Euro. European Economic Review. 100, pp. 318-336. doi:10.1016/j.euroecorev.2017.08.011

The evidence-base for generational differences: where do we go from here?

Article

Parry, E. and Urwin, P.J. 2017. The evidence-base for generational differences: where do we go from here? Work, Aging and Retirement. 3 (2), pp. 140-148. doi:10.1093/workar/waw037

Degree classification and recent graduates’ ability: Is there any signalling effect?

Article

Di Pietro, G. 2017. Degree classification and recent graduates’ ability: Is there any signalling effect? Journal of Education and Work. 30 (5), pp. 501-514. doi:10.1080/13639080.2016.1243230

Natural disasters and university enrolment: Evidence from L’Aquila earthquake

Article

Cerqua, A. and Di Pietro, G. 2017. Natural disasters and university enrolment: Evidence from L’Aquila earthquake. Applied Economics. 49 (14), pp. 1440-1457. doi:10.1080/00036846.2016.1218431

A Social Institutionalist Perspective on HR Diffusion: Histrorical and Cultural Receptivity to HRM in a Post-Comminist Context

Article

Dalton, K. and Bingham, C. 2017. A Social Institutionalist Perspective on HR Diffusion: Histrorical and Cultural Receptivity to HRM in a Post-Comminist Context. International Journal of Human Resource Management. 28 (6), pp. 825-851. doi:10.1080/09585192.2016.1173083

Returns to Maths and English Learning (at level 2 and below) in Further Education

Technical report

Cerqua, A. and Urwin, P. 2016. Returns to Maths and English Learning (at level 2 and below) in Further Education. London Department for Business, Innovation and Skills.

Estimating the Economic Impact of Acas Services

Technical report

Urwin, P. and Gould, M. 2016. Estimating the Economic Impact of Acas Services. Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service (ACAS).

Estimating the Value of Discounted Rental Accommodation for London’s ‘Squeezed’ Key Workers

Project report

Urwin, P., Gould, M. and Faggio, G. 2016. Estimating the Value of Discounted Rental Accommodation for London’s ‘Squeezed’ Key Workers. Dolphin Square Foundation.

The effect of lifelong learning on men's wages

Article

Dorsett, R., Lui, S. and Weale, M. 2016. The effect of lifelong learning on men's wages. Empirical Economics. 15 (2), pp. 737-762. doi:10.1007/s00181-015-1024-x

The Work Programme: factors associated with differences in the relative effectiveness of prime providers

Project report

Dorsett, R. and Lucchino, P. 2016. The Work Programme: factors associated with differences in the relative effectiveness of prime providers. Department for Work and Pensions.

Employment Relations: Fairness and Trust in the Workplace

Book

Bingham, C. 2016. Employment Relations: Fairness and Trust in the Workplace. London Sage.

Does Daily Sunshine make you Happy? Subjective Measures of Well-being and the Weather

Article

Buscha, F. 2016. Does Daily Sunshine make you Happy? Subjective Measures of Well-being and the Weather. The Manchester School. 84 (5), pp. 642-663. doi:10.1111/manc.12126


People

Buscha, Franz

Research Director - WBS


D'Costa, Sabine

Senior Lecturer


Dalton, Kevin

Senior Lecturer


Knowles, Deborah

Assistant Head of School


Michielsens, Elisabeth

Principal Lecturer


Urwin, Peter

Professor