Publications in: Higher education

Are the Changes to Higher Education Funding in England Cost-effective? – Report

Subsector:Higher education
Published: February, 2013
Document type:Report

In association with million+, London Economics published the second Behind the Headlines report today identifying the expected economic costs and benefits associated with the changes to higher education fees and funding that took place in 2012/13. Alongside the full report, a summary of the document is also available.

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What’s the Value of a UK Degree?

Subsector:Higher education
Published: January, 2013
Document type:Report

In partnership with London Economics, University think-tank million+ publishes a new report “What’s the Value of a UK Degree?”. The report brings together information assessing the rates of return for the Treasury, taxpayers and individuals arising from investment in higher education.

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An Assessment of the Long Run Economic Returns Associated Education and Training Using DWP/ILR and HMRC Data

Subsector:Secondary education
Published: June, 2011
Document type:Report

An assessment of the long run economic returns associated education and training using DWP/ILR and HMRC data

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A Feasibility Study Estimating the Value of Educational Imports from the UK

Subsector:Higher education
Published: June, 2011
Document type:Report

London Economics were commissioned by the Department for Business Innovation and Skills to undertake a detailed assessment of the value of educational imports from the United Kingdom economy. Where possible, the analysis consisted of an assessment of the value of higher education tuition fee and non tuition fee expenditure along with the value of research […]

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An Assessment of the Economic Returns Associated with Higher Education Qualifications

Subsector:Labour market economics
Published: June, 2011
Document type:Report

London Economics were commissioned by the Department for Business Innovation and Skills to undertake an econometric analysis of the returns to higher education qualifications. The analysis involved the forensic replication of some previous research in the area using information from the Labour Force Survey. The focus of the analysis was on the assessment of the […]

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Estimating the Value of Educational Exports for the UK

Subsector:Higher education
Published: June, 2011
Document type:Report

London Economics were commissioned by the Department for Business Innovation and Skills to undertake a detailed assessment of the value of educational exports to the United Kingdom economy. The analysis consisted of an assessment of the value of higher education tuition fee and non tuition fee expenditure along with the value of research grants and […]

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A Graduate Tax: Would It Work?

Subsector:Higher education
Published: September, 2010
Document type:Report

London Economics were commissioned by million+ to consider the options surrounding a graduate tax as an alternative to the current system of fees and loans available to students. The analysis illustrated that a 1% graduate levy on earnings in excess of £15,000 achieved a cost-neutral impact for students/graduates, institutions and the Exchequer compared to current […]

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Modelling Student Support Arrangements As Part of the Browne Review of Higher Education

Subsector:Higher education
Published: June, 2010
Document type:Report

London Economics were commissioned by the Open University to undertake some detailed financial modeling of the fees and students support arrangements facing part-time students ahead of the Browne Review of higher education. The analysis illustrated the impact of a number of different fee assumptions and approaches to the funding of part time students to illustrate […]

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