Lorraine Dearden is a Co-Investigator on CGHE’s social and economic impact of higher education research programme.
Lorraine is Professor of Economics at UCL Institute of Education. She is a quantitative educational researcher who specialises in evaluation methods, and linked administrative and survey data. Her policy focus is on measuring school effectiveness and evaluating the effects of the home environment, education policy and skills formation on child and adult outcomes.
- Getting student financing right in the US: lessons from Australia and England
- Conceptual and empirical issues for alternative student loan designs: the significance of loan repayment burdens for the US
CGHE research projects
- HE choices and post-HE destinations to age 25: parental background and effects of higher education funding reform in the UK
- Sustaining tuition loans
Select recent publications
- How English domiciled graduate earnings vary with gender, institution attended, subject and socio-economic background
IFS Working Paper, April 2016
- Money for nothing: estimating the impact of student aid on participation in higher education
Economics of Education Review, 2014