Tag Archives: LE publication

Independent Assessment of the Open Data Institute’s Work on Data Trusts and on the Concept of Data Trusts – April 2019

Sector:Competition, Regulation and Business.
Client:Open Data Institute
Published:16 April, 2019
Document type:LE publication

As part of the ODI’s work on data trusts, LE provided an external assessment of the concept of data trusts, focusing on their economic function. The rationale for government support for data trusts as new a data sharing mechanism is framed in terms of their contribution to productivity, and development of AI and data-driven innovation […]

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The Costs of Amending Student Support Arrangements – February 2018

Sector:Education and Labour Markets.
Client:London Economics’ Publication
Published:13 February, 2018
Document type:LE publication

With the potential review of higher education approaching, London Economics have modelled the costs to the Exchequer associated with a reduction in tuition fees to £6,000 and the re-introduction of maintenance grants. The analysis demonstrates that the cost of cutting fees stands at £1.169 billion per cohort, while maintenance grants cost £360 million. Importantly, despite […]

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Estimating the Costs Associated with the Student Support Offer – February 2018

Sector:Education and Labour Markets.
Client:London Economics’ Publication
Published:19 February, 2018
Document type:LE publication

With the potential review of higher education approaching, London Economics have undertaken further modelling of the costs to the Exchequer associated with amending the interest charged on student loans, as well as the abolition of tuition fees. The analysis demonstrates that charging a 0% real rate of interest during study would cost the Exchequer £230 million per […]

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Estimating the Costs Associated with the Student Support Offer – December 2017

Sector:Education and Labour Markets.
Client:N/A
Published:13 December, 2017
Document type:LE publication

London Economics’ modelling estimates that the recent decision of the government to raise the repayment threshold on student loan repayments to £25,000, alongside an increase in the interest rate thresholds will cost approximately £2.85 billion a cohort. Breaking down this estimate, the additional Exchequer expenditure includes £1.09 billion in costs associated with the lower level […]

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How is the Demand for Part-time Higher Education Affected by Changing Economic Conditions? – September 2017

Sector:Education and Labour Markets.
Client:The Open University, Birkbeck University and London South Bank University
Published:13 September, 2017
Document type:LE publication

There has been a substantial fall in the number of part-time students enrolled in higher education over the past decade, with the decline being particularly apparent amongst English higher education providers. In contrast, the number of full-time student enrolments has been on an upward trend. In parallel, the wider economy has seen both a deep […]

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Launch of Centre for Vocational Education Research – 24 March 2015

Sector:Education and Labour Markets.
Client:Department for Business, Innovation and Skills
Published:24 March,
Document type:LE publication

London Economics are delighted to be announced as a co-contributor to the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills funded Centre for Vocational Education Research. Download details of the launch of the event here.

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