The economic impact of Russell Group universities – November 2017

Practice area: Economics of Education | Education and Labour Markets | Higher education
Client: The Russell Group
Published: 02 November, 2017
Keywords: impact assessment quantitative analysis

London Economics were commissioned by the Russell Group to undertake an analysis of the economic contribution of their 24 members universities to the UK economy in 2015-16. The analysis estimated the impact associated with Teaching and Learning activity (here), world-class research (here), educational exports (here) and the direct, indirect and induced impact associated with the universities’ physical and digital footprint (here). The analysis estimated that the total impact of the 24 Russell Group universities stood at £86.8 billion in 2015-16 (here). Read the full report through the link above.