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Graduate ‘over-education’ a ‘legitimate concern’, argues paper

Graduate ‘over-education’ a ‘legitimate concern’, argues paper | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

CGHE working paper suggests that governments should implement intervention policies on the ‘demand side of the labour market’.

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This article refers to research undertaken by Francis Green, professor of work and education economics, and Golo Henseke, research officer in the  ESRC funded Centre for Learning and Life Chances in Knowledge Economies and Societies.

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UK graduates leave university with more debt than US peers

UK graduates leave university with more debt than US peers | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Students in England graduate with higher debts, on average, than their peers in any other English-speaking country, including the US, according to research. A comparative study carried out by the Sutton Trust, a group that campaigns for greater.

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This article quotes a warning from the ESRC funded Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS)

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Social mobility:  Education alone is not enough - wealthy parents will always make sure their children are ahead

Social mobility:  Education alone is not enough - wealthy parents will always make sure their children are ahead | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it
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This article quotes a report from the ESRC funded Institute of Fiscal Studies

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Women with degrees earn three times as much as those without

Women with degrees earn three times as much as those without | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Research from the IFS, Cambridge and Harvard also suggests graduates’ gender pay gap is less than official figures say

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Article cites findings from the ESRC-funded Institute for Fiscal Studies

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State-educated graduates face 'disadvantage' in pay progression

State-educated graduates face 'disadvantage' in pay progression | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it
Privately educated graduates working in top jobs get bigger pay rises, leaving them earning thousands of pounds more than those who went to state school, a new study shows.
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The research brief cited in the article is based on research by the National Institute for Economic and Social Research (NIESR). NIESR receives funding from the ESRC.

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Over-50s students may never repay their loans

Over-50s students may never repay their loans | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

More older people are going to university and taking out student loans. Many may never repay their loans in full.

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The article cites findings from the Institute of Fiscal Studies which receives funding from the ESRC

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Law graduates face huge gulf in pay levels

Junior doctors have taken to the picket lines in a pitched battle with ministers over contracts for weekend working, but here’s an odd thing — when it comes to starting salaries, at least

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Article cites the ESRC-funded Institute for Fiscal Studies

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The 10 degree subjects that earn you the least money

The 10 degree subjects that earn you the least money | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Former students who hold degrees in the creative arts have been revealed as the nation’s lowest-paid graduates, according to a new report.

Those holding qualifications in subjects such as dance, drama, art and design, or music are, on average, earning no more ten years on from completing their studies than those who did not attend university at all.

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This article is based on a study from the ESRC funded Institute of Fiscal Studies.

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Women with degrees earn three times as much as female non-graduates

Women with degrees earn three times as much as female non-graduates | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

There's a '£13,200' graduate premium for women according to a study published today - and £14,500 for men

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Article cites findings from the ESRC-funded Institute for Fiscal Studies

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UK graduates are wasting degrees in lower-skilled jobs

UK graduates are wasting degrees in lower-skilled jobs | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it
Over-qualification has reached saturation point, meaning money invested in education is being wasted and young people are crippled by debt, report warns
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The data behind this survey is provided by European Social Survey, which is supported by the ESRC.

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Barista? That's no job for a graduate says TUC

Barista? That's no job for a graduate says TUC | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it
Frances O'Grady voiced fears of a 'generational gap' causing dead-end jobs after more than 1,700 people applied for eight Costa jobs in Nottingham last year.
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The article cites a report by the ESRC-funded Institute for Fiscal Studies.

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