Blanden, Jo

Dr Jo Blanden  

Department

Position held

Non LSE positions held

University of Surrey

Lecturer in Economics

 

Experience keywords:

economics of education; family background and educational attainment; intergenerational mobility; persistence of poverty

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Dr Blanden's main research interest concerns how family background influences people's later outcomes. This has included a number of areas, including the impact of parental income on children's educational attainment and the comparison of intergenerational income persistence across countries and over time. She has also undertaken research for the Joseph Rowntree Foundation on the persistence of poverty from childhood and through to middle age.

Countries and regions to which research relates:

UK; USA

Media experience:

Radio; TV

Contact Points

LSE phone number:

+44 (0)1483 682770

Publications

2017

Blanden, Jo and Machin, Stephen (2017) Home ownership is falling faster for young people whose parents didn’t own a house LSE Business Review (12 Apr 2017) Blog entry

Blanden, Jo and Machin, Stephen (2017) Home ownership and social mobility CEP Discussion Paper, CEPDP1466. Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Blanden, Jo and Hansen, Kirstine and McNally, Sandra (2017) Quality in early years settings and children’s school achievement CEP Discussion Papers, CEPDP1468. Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

2016

Blanden, Jo and Del Bono, Emilia and McNally, Sandra and Rabe, Birgitta (2016) Universal pre-school education: the case of public funding with private provision The Economic Journal, 126 (592). 682-723. ISSN 0013-0133

2015

Blanden, Jo and Del Bono, Emilia and McNally, Sandra and Rabe, Birgitta (2015) Universal pre-school education: the case of publicfunding with private provision CEP Discussion Papers, CEPDP1352. Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

2014

Blanden, Jo and Macmillan, Lindsey (2014) Education and intergenerational mobility: help or hindrance? CASEpaper, CASE/179. Centre for Analysis of Social Exclusion, The London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Blanden, Jo and Macmillan, Lindsey (2014) Education and intergenerational mobility: help or hindrance? Social policy in a cold climate working paper, SPCCWP08. Centre for Analysis of Social Exclusion, The London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Blanden, Jo and Haveman, Robert and Smeeding, Timothy M. and Wilson, Kathryn (2014) Intergenerational mobility in the United States and Great Britain: a comparative study of parent-child pathways Review of Income and Wealth, 60 (3). 425-449. ISSN 0034-6586

2013

Blanden, Jo (2013) Cross-national rankings of intergenerational mobility: a comparison of approaches from economics and sociology Journal of Economic Surveys, 27 (1). 38-73. ISSN 0950-0804

2012

Blanden, Jo and Gregg, Paul and Macmillan, Lindsey (2012) Intergenerational persistence in income and social class: the effect of within-group inequality Journal of the Royal Statistical Society. Series A: Statistics in Society, 176 (2). 541-563. ISSN 0964-1998

2010

Blanden, Jo and Buscha, Franz and Sturgis, Patrick and Urwin, Peter (2010) Measuring the returns to lifelong learning CEE discussion papers, CEEDP0110. Centre for the Economics of Education, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

2009

Blanden, Jo (2009) Big ideas: intergenerational mobility Centrepiece, 13 (3). 6-9. ISSN 1362-3761

Blanden, Jo (2009) How much can we learn from international comparisons of intergenerational mobility? CEE discussion papers, CEEDP0111. Centre for the Economics of Education, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

2006

Gibbons, Stephen and Blanden, Jo (2006) In brief: cycles of disadvantage Centrepiece, 11 (1). 27-28. ISSN 1362-3761

Blanden, Jo and Gregg, Paul and Macmillan, Lindsey (2006) Accounting for intergenerational income persistence: non-cognitive skills, ability and education CEEDP, 73. Centre for the Economics of Education, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK. ISBN 07530 2084 X

Gibbons, Stephen and Blanden, Jo (2006) The persistence of poverty across generations: a view from two British cohorts The Policy Press on behalf of the Joseph Rowntree Foundation, Bristol, UK. ISBN 9781861348531

2005

Blanden, Jo (2005) Life opportunities: the evidence on the UK’s declining social mobility CEP Election Analysis, CEPEA004. The London School of Economics and Political Science, Center of Economic Performance, London, UK.

Blanden, Jo and Machin, Stephen and Van Reenen, John (2005) New survey evidence on recent changes in UK union recognition 685. Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

2004

Blanden, Jo and Gregg, Paul (2004) Family income and educational attainment: a review of approaches and evidence for Britain CEEDP, 41. Centre for the Economics of Education, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK. ISBN 0753017350

Blanden, Jo and Gregg, Paul (2004) Family income and educational attainment : a review of approaches and evidence for Britain Oxford Review of Economic Policy, 20 (2). 245-263. ISSN 1460-2121

Blanden, Jo and Machin, Stephen (2004) Educational inequality and the expansion of UK higher education Scottish Journal of Political Economy, 51 (2). 230-249. ISSN 0036-9292

2003

Blanden, Jo and Machin, Stephen (2003) Cross-generation correlations of union status for young people in Britain British Journal of Industrial Relations, 41 (3). 391-415. ISSN 1467-8543

2002

Blanden, Jo and Goodman, Alissa and Gregg, Paul and Machin, Stephen (2002) Changes in intergenerational mobility in Britain CEP Discussion Papers, CEPDP0517. Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Blanden, Jo and Machin, Stephen (2002) Cross-generation correlations of union status for young people in Britain CEPDP, 553. Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK. ISBN 0753015919

Blanden, Jo and Goodman, Alissa and Gregg, Paul and Machin, Stephen (2002) Changes in intergenerational mobility in Britain CEEDP, 26. Centre for the Economics of Education, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK. ISBN 0753015307

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