Adult further education learners: matched data earnings analysis: executive summary


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Cambridge Econometrics (Firm)
University of Warwick. Institute for Employment Research (IER)


This study, carried out by Cambridge Econometrics (CE) and the Warwick Institute for Employment Research (IER), has reviewed existing literature and undertaken analysis of the [Individualised Learner Record-Work and Pensions Longitudinal Study] ILR-WPLS matched dataset and alternative sources of employment and income data. It has considered to what extent, and by which dimensions (to take account of the observable characteristics of learners), the earnings measure can and should be disaggregated to best avoid biased estimates. [The] findings inform the recommendations on how [Department...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Higher education; Students; Income; Statistics

Keywords: Further education; Nontraditional students; Data analysis

Geographic subjects: Great Britain; Europe

Published: London, England: Department for Business, Innovation and Skills, 2014

Physical description: 14 p.

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Resource type: Government report or paper

Rights: Crown copyright 2014. You may re-use this information (not including logos) free of charge in any format or medium, under the terms of the Open Government Licence. To view a copy of the licence visit:

Document number: TD/TNC 118.213

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