Corpus ID: 203485025

Inequalities in student to course match: evidence from linked administrative data

  title={Inequalities in student to course match: evidence from linked administrative data},
  author={S. Campbell and L. Macmillan and R. Murphy and G. Wyness},
  journal={LSE Research Online Documents on Economics},
This paper examines inequalities in the match between student quality and university quality using linked administrative data from schools, universities and tax authorities. We analyse two measures of match at the university-subject (course) level, based on student academic attainment, and graduate earnings. We find that students from lower socio-economic groups systematically undermatch for both measures across the distribution of attainment, with particularly stark socio-economic gaps for the… Expand
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