The impact of student loan repayments on graduate taxes – July 2017

Practice area: Economics of Education | Education and Labour Markets | Higher education | Labour market economics | Labour markets
Client: University and College Union
Published: 20 July, 2017
Keywords: modelling quantitative analysis

London Economics were commissioned by the University and College Union to assess the lifetime costs to higher education students associated with receiving and repaying student loans provided by Student Finance England. In addition to assessing the loan balance on graduation and repayments made, the analysis estimates the effective average and marginal tax rates associated with tuition fee and maintenance loan repayments in a number of typical graduate professions. The full report is available through the link above, while the accompanying press release from UCU is available here.