The earnings and employment returns to A levels – March 2015

Practice area: Economics of Education | Education and Labour Markets | Further education | Labour market economics | Labour markets | Secondary education
Client: Department for Education
Published: 22 March, 2015
Keywords: impact assessment modelling quantitative analysis

London Economics were commissioned by the Department for Education to analyse the returns to A levels. The core results indicated that compared to GCSEs/O levels, there are strong positive wage returns to A levels – irrespective of whether the individual goes on to complete further or higher qualifications. The full report is available here.