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LSE: Evidence from Greece – The potential pitfalls of using education as a welfare policy instrument


Christos Genakos, Professor of Economics Cambridge Judge Business School, co-authors this article on policymakers often using education as a welfare policy instrument.

Education, with its multifaceted role, is a key social policy instrument that has been used to address inequality of opportunities and the structure of society by mixing students from various socioeconomic backgrounds in public schools, by allowing school choice, or through specific policies such as affirmative action in university admissions or desegregation programmes in schools, the article says.

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