The LLAKES Centre publishes a series of research papers, written by both members of the Centre and by invited contributors from other organisations.

There are currently 61 papers available to download.

  • Research Paper 61: The Case for an All-Age Graduate Tax in England
    by Andy Green and Geoff Mason
  • Research Paper 60: Which skills contribute most to absorptive capacity, innovation, and productivity performance? Evidence from the US and Western Europe
    by Geoff Mason, Ana Rincon-Aznar and Francesco Venturini
  • Research Paper 59: “Painted from life ...” A Disengaged Youth? Young people and NEETs in a devastated country
    by Nikos Papadakis and Maria Drakaki, Antonis Papargyris, Vassilis Dafermos, Maria Basta, Panagiotis Theodorikakos, Prokopis Pandis, Argyris Kyridis
  • Research Paper 58: Does student loan debt deter participation in Higher Education? New evidence from England
    by Claire Callender and Geoff Mason
  • Research Paper 57: The Inter-generational Effect of Education: Controlling for Bias due to Compulsory Schooling
    by Richard Dorsett and Martin Weale
  • Research Paper 56: What young English people do once they reach school-leaving age: A cross-cohort comparison for the last 30 years
    by Jake Anders and Richard Dorsett
  • Research Paper 55: Dreaming Big: Self-Evaluations, Aspirations, High-Valued Social Networks and the Private School Earnings Premium
  • Research Paper 54: Intergenerational and inter-ethnic well-being: an analysis for the UK
    by Richard Dorsett, Cinzia Rienzo, and Martin Weale
  • Research Paper 53: "Graduate Jobs" in OECD Countries: Development and Analysis of a Modern Skills-Based Indicator
    by Golo Henseke and Francis Green
  • Research Paper 52: Vocational Education and Training as a career path for young people: making choices in England and Denmark
    by Natasha Kersh and Ida Juul
  • Research Paper 51: Supporting an Ageing workforce: Implications for Working Life, Training and Skills Policy in England - a Literature Review
    by Lorna Unwin, Gayna Davey, Alison Fuller and Pauline Leonard
  • Research Paper 50: The Changing Graduate Labour Market: Analysis Using a New Indication of Graduate Jobs
    by Francis Green and Golo Henseke
  • Research Paper 49: Interdiscipinarity in Action: building and using a conceptual infrastructure for interdisciplinary studies of risk
    by Karen Evans, Seppo Kontiainen, Ingrid Schoon and Martin Weale
  • Research Paper 48: Rethinking industrial policy design in the UK: foreign ideas and lessons, home-grown programmes and initiatives
    by Geoff Mason and Max Nathan
  • Research Paper 47: Why are Literacy and Numeracy Skills in England so Unequal? Evidence from the OECD’s Survey of Adult Skills and Other International Surveys
    by Andy Green, Francis Green and Nicola Pensiero
  • Research Paper 46: (How) did New Labour narrow the achievement and participation gap?
    by Geoff Whitty and Jake Anders
  • Research Paper 45: Skill Premia and Immigrant-Native Wage Gaps
    by Anna Rosso
  • Research Paper 44: Research Paper 44: Gender Segregation, Apprenticeship, and the Raising of the Participation Age in England: are Young Women at a Disadvantage?
    by Alison Fuller and Lorna Unwin
  • Research Paper 43: What Has Been Happening to the Training of Workers in Britain?
    by Francis Green, Alan Felstead, Duncan Gallie, Hande Inanc, and Nick Jewson
  • Research Paper 42: All in the mix? Top team demographics and business performance in UK firms, 2008-9
    by Max Nathan