Economics of Education and Child Development:
Top marks: the impact of parental socio-economic status on secondary schooling outcomes
Researchers are investigating how parents’ socio-economic status impacts on student achievement throughout high school.
My School: what difference does it make?
This study investigates the impact of the My School website on parents and schools.
Private v Public: do private primary schools make a difference to our kids?
For this project, researchers are working to establish the educational impact of sending children to private primary schools.
Changing children's lives: the economic impact of early years education
With the first years of a child's life proven to have a life-long impact on their intellectual and emotional development, a pair of University of Melbourne economists are analysing the economic benefit of an innovative early years education program in Melbourne's north.