Publications

Impact of the Covid-19 Pandemic on University Finances – May 2020

Sector:Education and Labour Markets
Client:Wonkhe
Published:May, 2020
Document type:LE publication | Presentation

Following the publication of the London Economics’ report for University and College Union on the potential impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on UK higher education institutions’ enrolments and finances, we were asked to present a summary of the analysis by higher education think-tank Wonkhe. The summary presentation providing the key findings is available to download […]

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The State of Commercial Earth Observation – May 2020

Sector:Space
Client:European Space Agency (ESA)
Published:May, 2020
Document type:LE publication | Presentation

London Economics was commissioned by the European Space Agency to quantify the size of the Earth Observation (EO) market and NewSpace EO markets across Europe. The results of this study provides a basis for tracking industry growth and the emergence of new entrants across the value chain at a national level. The results are the […]

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Impact of the Covid-19 Pandemic on University Deferral Rates and Student Switching – May 2020

Sector:Education and Labour Markets
Client:University and College Union
Published:May, 2020
Document type:Report

As part of our ongoing work with the University and College Union on university finances, London Economics commissioned YouthSight to survey undergraduate applicants to assess the potential impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on UK higher education enrolments. We asked respondents two questions about attitudes towards deferral – one relating to a ‘business as usual’ scenario […]

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The Scottish Space Cluster – May 2020

Sector:Space
Client:Scottish Enterprise
Published:May, 2020
Document type:LE publication | Report

Scottish Enterprise commissioned London Economics to identify the size, capabilities, strengths, opportunities, potential growth and trends of the Scottish Space industry. Overall, the size of the Scottish Space industry is estimated at £254m in 2017/18, suggesting 12% per annum growth in real terms since 2012/13. This income supports Gross Value Added of £880m and 8,000 […]

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Qualified for the Future: Quantifying Demand for Arts, Humanities and Social Science Skills – May 2020

Sector:Education and Labour Markets
Client:British Academy
Published:May, 2020
Document type:Report

Graduates in the arts, humanities and social sciences are just as employable as their counterparts in STEM subjects, fuel some of the fastest-growing sectors in the UK and enjoy rewarding careers in a wide range of sectors. These are the key findings of a new British Academy report examining the employment prospects of graduates from different subject […]

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MarRINav: Cost Benefit Analysis – April 2020

Sector:Space
Client:European Space Agency (ESA)
Published:April, 2020
Document type:LE publication | Report

The MarRINav project explores the vulnerabilities of GNSS as a position, navigation and timing solution. The project, funded by the European Space Agency and led by Blue Economy solutions company NLA International Ltd, is also researching systems complementary to GNSS that add layers of integrity and resilience. London Economics’ contribution consisted in analysing the economic […]

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Impact of the Covid-19 Pandemic on University Finances – April 2020

Sector:Education and Labour Markets
Client:University and College Union
Published:April, 2020
Document type:LE publication

London Economics were commissioned by the University and College Union to consider the potential impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on UK higher education institutions’ enrolments and finances. Combining the impact of the economic downturn with the expected deferral rate due to the uncertainty caused by the pandemic, compared to 2018-19 first year enrolments, approximately 232,000 […]

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