Fairness in university admissions

“My paper on the non-effect of fee abolition in Ireland emphasized the socio-economic gradient in secondary school attainment: low SES means low points and therefore a low probability of progressing to university and a low probability of getting into the more prestigious courses. Fees are a side-issue, at best. This problem is not unique to Ireland, of course …” (more)

[Kevin Denny: Economics more-or-less, 9 July]

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