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Julian Le Grand

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About the author and department

Personal webpage:

http://www.lse.ac.uk/LSEHealthAndSocialCare/whosWho/LSEHealth/profiles/jlegrand@lseacuk.aspx

Social Policy Department:

http://www.lse.ac.uk/socialPolicy/Home.aspx

 

Relevant research

Le Grand, J. (2003) Motivation, Agency and Public Policy: Of Knights and Knaves, Pawns and Queens. Oxford University Press, Oxford. Revised edition, 2006.  http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/3795/

Le Grand, J. (2007) The Other Invisible Hand: Delivering Public Services through Choice and Competition. Princeton University Press, Oxford. http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/3011/

Cooper, Z., McGuire, A., Jones, S. and Le Grand, J. (2009) Equity, waiting times and NHS reforms: retrospective study. British Medical Journal,339, b3264. http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/25295/

Cooper, Z., Gibbons, S., Jones, S. and McGuire, A. (2011) Does hospital competition save lives? Evidence from the English NHS patient choice reforms. Economic Journal, 121, F228–F260. http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/45167/

Le Grand, J. (2007) Consistent Care Matters: Exploring the Potential of Social Work Practices. London: Department for Education and Skills.  http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/5667/

Le Grand, J. and Chater, D. (2006) Looked After or Overlooked?  Good Parenting and School Choice for Looked After Children. London: Social Market Foundation.  http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/4375/

Le Grand, J. and New, B. (2015) Government Paternalism: Nanny State or Helpful Friend. Princeton University Press. 

Evidence of impact

Pupil premium

Chowdry, H., Greaves, E. and Sibieta, L. (2010) The Pupil Premium: Assessing the Options.  London: Institute for Fiscal Studies. p.17. http://www.ifs.org.uk/publications/4776

Freedman, S. and Horner, S. (2008) School Funding and Social Justice: A Guide to the Pupil Premium. London:  Policy Exchange. http://www.policyexchange.org.uk/publications/category/item/school-funding-and-social-justice 

Choice and competition in health care

Timmins, N. (2012) Never Again? The Story of the Health and Social Care Act of 2012. London: Institute for Government and Kings Fund. http://www.kingsfund.org.uk/publications/never-again

Health and Social Care Bill:
http://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm201011/cmpublic/health/110303/pm/110303s01.htm

David Cameron’s NHS speech:
http://www.politics.co.uk/comment-analysis/2011/6/14/david-cameron-nhs-speech-in-fulls

House of Commons (2012) 29 Feb 2012 : Column 283 
http://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm201212/cmhansrd/cm120229/debtext/120229-0001.htm

Social work practices

DfES (2007) Care Matters: Time for Change.  Cm 7317. http://webarchive.nationalarchives.gov.uk/20110218135832/http://education.gov.uk/publications/standard/publicationdetail/page1/cm%207137

Notification of Proposal to Extend Adult Social Care Social Work Practice Pilot Sites
https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/213050/Notification-of-Proposal-to-Extend-Adult-Social-Care-Social-Work-Practice-Pilot-Sites1.pdf

Stanley, N. et al. (2012) Social Work Practices: Report of the National Evaluation
https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/183309/DFE-RR233.pdf

Social work practice pilots (SWPs) – additional pilots
http://webarchive.nationalarchives.gov.uk/20130123124929/http://www.education.gov.uk/childrenandyoungpeople/social/socialworkreform/a0068761/social-work-practice-pilots-swps-additional-pilots

Munro, E. (2011) The Munro Review of Child Protection: Final Report, London: The Stationery Office. Page 167. http://www.official-documents.gov.uk/document/cm80/8062/8062.pdf

 

Relevant video and audio

Gearty Grilling with Julian Le Grand on how choice and competition improves public services:
http://www.lse.ac.uk/newsAndMedia/news/archives/2014/05/This-weeks-Gearty-Grilling-Julian-Le-Grand-defends-the-introduction-of-competition-in-public-services.aspx

Julian Le Grand on competition versus integration in the NHS, February 2011:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mC9QIc83rcA 

Julian LeGrand on The Government Paternalist: Nanny state or helpful friend, 21 May 2015:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SSdVbcsNpTo

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