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Lindley, J. & Machin, S. The Postgraduate Premium: Revisiting Trends in Social Mobility and Educational Inequalities in Britain and America. The Sutton Trust, 2013. Pages: 25.
Social mobility in Britain and America remains relatively low compared to other countries and some of the reasons for rising inequality and low social mobility levels remain not well understood. This report revisits the debate about trends in social mobility and educational inequalities, and focuses primarily on the following three areas: the changing role of educational inequalities; the expectation of ever higher levels of education; and potential differences by gender.The Sutton Trust