McNally, Sandra

Dr Sandra McNally  

Department

Position held

Non LSE positions held

University of Surrey

Professor of Economics

 

Experience keywords:

economic evaluation; economics of education

Media experience:

Radio; TV

Contact Points

LSE phone number:

+44 (0)20 7955 7579

Publications

2017

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.

Hupkau, Claudia and McNally, Sandra and Ruiz-Valenzuela, Jenifer and Ventura, Guglielmo (2017) Post-compulsory education in England: choices and implications National Institute Economic Review, 240 (1). R42-R57. ISSN 0027-9501

2016

McGuigan, Martin and McNally, Sandra and Wyness, Gill (2016) Student awareness of costs and benefits of educational decisions: effects of an information campaign Journal of Human Capital, 10 (4). 482-519. ISSN 1932-8575

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

Machin, Stephen and McNally, Sandra and Viarengo, Martina (2016) “Teaching to teach” literacy CEP Discussion Paper, No 1425. Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Eyles, Andrew and Machin, Stephen and McNally, Sandra (2016) Unexpected school reform: academisation of primaryschools in England CEP discussion paper, CEPDP1455. Centre for Economic Performance (CEP), London, UK.

2015

Cassen, Robert and McNally, Sandra and Vignoles, Anna F. (2015) Making a difference in education Routledge, Abingdon, UK. ISBN 9780415529211

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.

2013

Geay, Charlotte and McNally, Sandra and Telhaj, Shqiponja (2013) Non-native speakers of English in the classroom: what are the effects on pupil performance? The Economic Journal, 123 (570). F281-F307. ISSN 0013-0133

Gibbons, Stephen and McNally, Sandra (2013) The effects of resources across school phases: a summary of recent evidence CEP Discussion Papers, CEPDP1226. Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Machin, Stephen and Wyness, Gill and McNally, Sandra (2013) Education in a devolved Scotland: a quantitative analysis CEP Special Reports, CEPSP30. The London School of Economics and Political Science, Center of Economic Performance, London, UK.

Machin, Stephen and McNally, Sandra and Wyness, Gill (2013) Educational attainment across the UK nations: performance, inequality and evidence Educational Research, 55 (2). 139-164. ISSN 0013-1881

McNally, Sandra and McGuigan, Martin and Wyness, Gill (2012) There are large gaps in the knowledge about the costs and benefits of higher education amongst students British Politics and Policy at LSE (29 Aug 2012) Blog entry

Machin, Stephen and McNally, Sandra (2012) The evaluation of English education policies National Institute Economic Review, 219 (1). R15-R25. ISSN 0027-9501

Guyon, Nina and Maurin, Eric and McNally, Sandra (2012) The effect of tracking students by ability into different schools: a natural experiment The Journal of Human Resources, 47 (3). 684-721. ISSN 0022-166X

Gibbons, Stephen and McNally, Sandra and Viarengo, Martina (2012) In brief: urban schools: does money make a difference? Centrepiece, 17 (1). 12-13. ISSN 1362-3761

Gibbons, Stephen and McNally, Sandra and Viarengo, Martina (2012) Does additional spending help urban schools?: an evaluation using boundary discontinuities IZA discussion paper, 6281. Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA), Bonn, Germany.

2011

Gibbons, Stephen and McNally, Sandra and Viarengo, Martina (2011) Does additional spending help urban schools? An evaluation using boundary discontinuities SERC discussion paper, SERCDP0090. Spacial Economics Research Centre, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Gibbons, Stephen and McNally, Sandra and Viarengo, Martina (2011) Does additional spending help urban schools? An evaluation using boundary discontinuities CEP discussion paper, CEEDP0128. Centre for the Economics of Education, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

2010

McNally, Sandra (2010) Evaluating education policies: the evidence from economic research CEP Election Analysis, CEPEA008. The London School of Economics and Political Science, Center of Economic Performance, London, UK.

Centre for Economic Performance, and Machin, Stephen and Van Reenen, John and Wadsworth, Jonathan and Marie, Olivier and McNally, Sandra and Cooper, Zack and McGuire, Alistair and Bell, Brian and Garicano, Luis and Petrongolo, Barbara and Cunningham, Tom and Ilzetzki, Ethan and Overman, Henry G. and Martin, Ralf (2010) CEP election analysis 2010: a series discussing the research evidence on some of the key battlegrounds of the 2010 General Election Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

McNally, Sandra (2010) LSE centre for economic performance: evaluating education policies: the evidence from economic research British Politics and Policy at LSE (13 Apr 2010) Blog entry

Machin, Stephen and McNally, Sandra and Meghir, Costas (2010) Resources and standards in urban schools Journal of Human Capital, 4 (4). 365-393. ISSN 1932-8575

Holmlund, Helena and McNally, Sandra and Viarengo, Martina (2010) Does money matter for schools? Economics of Education Review, 29 (6). 1154-1164. ISSN 0272-7757

2009

McNally, Sandra (2009) Big ideas: education Centrepiece, 14 (1). 2-5. ISSN 1362-3761

Holmlund, Helena and McNally, Sandra and Viarengo, Martina (2009) Does money matter for schools? CEE discussion papers, CEEDP0105. Centre for the Economics of Education, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Hussain, Iftikhar and McNally, Sandra and Telhaj, Shqiponja (2009) University quality and graduate wages in the UK CEE Discussion Papers, 99. Centre for the Economics of Education, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

2008

McNally, Sandra (2008) Book review: the economics of education: human capital, family background and inequality, by Daniele Checchi Economica, 75 (298). 398-399. ISSN 0013-0427

Maurin, Eric and McNally, Sandra (2008) Vive la revolution! Long term returns of 1968 to the angry students Journal of Labor Economics, 26 (1). 1-33. ISSN 0734-306X

Holmlund, Helena and McNally, Sandra and Viarengo, Martina (2008) Impact of school resources on attainment at Key Stage 2 DCSF-RB043. Department for Children, Schools and Families, Ministry of Education, London, UK. ISBN 9781847751911

Holmlund, Helena and McNally, Sandra and Viarengo, Martina (2008) Does money matter for schools? IZA discussion papers, 3769. Institute for the Study of Labor, Bonn, Germany.

Machin, Stephen and McNally, Sandra (2008) The literacy hour Journal of Public Economics, 92 (5-6). 1441-1462. ISSN 0047-2727

2007

Machin, Stephen and McNally, Sandra (2007) Higher education and the labour market Centrepiece, 12 (2). 6-9. ISSN 1362-3761

Machin, Stephen and McNally, Sandra and Silva, Olmo (2007) New technology in schools: is there a payoff? Vox (14 Dec 2007) other

Machin, Stephen and McNally, Sandra and Silva, Olmo (2007) New technology in schools: is there a payoff? Economic Journal, 117 (522). 1145-1167. ISSN 0013-0133

Maurin, Eric and McNally, Sandra (2007) Widening access to grammar schools: the educational impact in Northern Ireland Centrepiece, 12 (1). 26-27. ISSN 1362-3761

Machin, Stephen and McNally, Sandra and Meghir, Costas (2007) Resources and standards in urban schools 2653. Institute for the Study of Labor, Bonn, Germany.

Machin, Stephen and McNally, Sandra and Meghir, Costas (2007) Resources and standards in urban schools 76. Centre for the Economics of Education, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Machin, Erin and McNally, Sandra (2007) Educational effects of widening access to the academic track: a natural experiment 85. Centre for Economics of Education, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

2006

McNally, Sandra (2006) De quelques politiques efficaces en Angleterre In: Meuret, Denis and Chapelle, Gaetane, (eds.) Ameliorer L'ecole. Presses Universitaires de France, Paris, France. ISBN 9782130555599

Machin, Stephen and McNally, Sandra and Silva, Olmo (2006) New technology in schools: is there a payoff? Centrepiece, 11 (1). 10-12. ISSN 1362-3761

Emmerson, Carl and Frayne, Christine and McNally, Sandra and Silva, Olmo (2006) Aimhigher: Excellence Challenge: a policy evaluation using the Labour Force Survey Research report, RR813. Department for Education and Skills, London, UK. ISBN 9781844788453

Machin, Stephen and McNally, Sandra and Silva, Olmo (2006) New technology in schools: is there a payoff? 2234. Institute for the Study of Labor, Bonn, Germany.

Machin, Stephen and McNally, Sandra (2006) Gender and student achievement in English schools 58. Centre for the Economics of Education, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Machin, Stephen and McNally, Sandra and Silva, Olmo (2006) New technology in schools: is there a payoff? 55. Centre for the Economics of Education, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

2005

Machin, Stephen and McNally, Sandra (2005) The English experiment Education Next, 5 (3). 70-76. ISSN 1539-9664

Machin, Stephen and McNally, Sandra (2005) Gender and student achievement in English schools Oxford Review of Economic Policy, 21 (3). 357-372. ISSN 1460-2121

McNally, Sandra (2005) Book review: the education gap: vouchers and urban schools by William G. Howell and Paul E. Peterson, with Patrick J. Wolf and David E.Campbell Education Economics, 13 (1). 129-131. ISSN 0964-5292

Emmerson, Carl and McNally, Sandra and Meghir, Costas (2005) Economic evaluation of education initiatives In: Machin, Stephen and Vignoles, Anna, (eds.) What’s the Good of Education? : the Economics of Education in the Uk. Princeton University Press, Princeton, N.J., USA, 191-216. ISBN 0691117349

Braun, Annette and Noden, Philip and Hind, Audrey and McNally, Sandra and West, Anne (2005) Final report of the evaluation of the pupil learning credits pilot scheme Research report, 687. Department for Education and Skills, London, UK. ISBN 184478603X

Kendall, Lesley and O'Donnell, Lisa and Golden, Sarah and Ridley, Kate and Machin, Stephen and Rutt, Simon and McNally, Sandra and Schagen, Ian and Meghir, Costas and Stoney, Sheila and Morris, Marian and West, Anne and Noden, Philip (2005) Excellence in cities: the national evaluation of a policy to raise standards in urban schools 2000-2003 Research report, 675a. Department for Education and Skills, London, UK. ISBN 184478567X

Maurin, Eric and McNally, Sandra (2005) Children of the revolution Centrepiece, 10 (2). 16-19. ISSN 1362-3761

McNally, Sandra (2005) 'Excellence in cities' Centrepiece, 10 (3). 18-18. ISSN 1362-3761

McNally, Sandra (2005) Reforms to schooling in the UK: a review of some major reforms and their evaluation German Economic Review, 6 (3). 287-296. ISSN 1468-0475

Emmerson, Carl and Frayne, Christine and McNally, Sandra and Silva, Olmo (2005) Evaluation of Aimhigher: Excellence Challenge, the early impact of Aimhigher: Excellence Challenge on pre-16 outcomes: an economic evaluation Research report, RR652. Department for Education and Skills, London, UK. ISBN 184478505X

Maurin, Eric and McNally, Sandra (2005) Vive la révolution! Long term returns of 1968 to the angry students 1504. Institute for the Study of Labor, Bonn, Germany.

Maurin, Eric and McNally, Sandra (2005) Vive la révolution! Long term returns of 1968 to the angry students 4940. Centre for Economic Policy Research, London, UK.

Maurin, Eric and McNally, Sandra (2005) Vive la revolution! Long term returns of 1968 to the angry students 49. Centre for the Economics of Education, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

2004

Machin, Stephen and McNally, Sandra (2004) The impact of the literacy hour Literacy Today (40). ISSN 1367-8825

Machin, Stephen and McNally, Sandra (2004) Large benefits, low cost Centrepiece, 9 (1). 2-7. ISSN 1362-3761

Machin, Stephen and McNally, Sandra (2004) Large benefits, low cost Boys in Schools Bulletin, 7 (3). 40-43. ISSN 1444-8432

Machin, Stephen and McNally, Sandra and Meghir, Costas (2004) Improving pupil performance in English secondary schools: excellence in cities Journal of the European Economic Association, 2 (2-3). 396-405. ISSN 1542-4774

Machin, Stephen and McNally, Sandra (2004) The literacy hour Institute for the Study of Labor, Bonn, Germany.

Machin, Stephen and McNally, Sandra (2004) The literacy hour 43. Centre for the Economics of Education, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

2002

McNally, Sandra (2002) Are ‘other gainful activities’ on farms good for the environment? Journal of Environmental Management, 66 (1). 57-65. ISSN 0301-4797

2001

Spash, Clive L. and McNally, Sandra, eds (2001) Managing pollution: economic valuation and environmental toxicology Edward Elgar, Cheltenham, UK. ISBN 184064558x

McNally, Sandra (2001) Farm diversification in England and Wales — what can we learn from the farm business survey? Journal of Rural Studies, 17 (2). 247-257. ISSN 0743-0167

2000

Hodge, Ian and McNally, Sandra (2000) Wetland restoration, collective action and the role of water management institutions Ecological Economics, 35 (1). 107-118. ISSN 0921-8009

1998

Hodge, Ian and McNally, Sandra (1998) Evaluating the environmentally sensitive areas: the value of rural environments and policy relevance Journal of Rural Studies, 14 (3). 357-367. ISSN 0743-0167

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