Publications in: Education and Labour Markets

A Review of Costs and Benefits Associated with Parenting Interventions

Subsector:Secondary education
Published: October, 2007
Document type:Report

London Economics were commissioned to undertake a full scale review of the UK and international evidence relating to the costs and benefits of parenting interventions. This piece of analysis aims at separating out the impact or parenting characteristics and parenting interventions on child outcomes and was a crucial piece of evidence for policymakers in the […]

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Review of Statistical Planning Issues Underlying Welsh Medium Initial Teacher Training

Subsector:Education and Labour Markets
Published: March, 2007
Document type:Report

LE Wales advised the Welsh Assembly Government on an approach to modelling the supply and demand of initial teacher training (ITT) places for Welsh medium teachers as a contribution to the Assembly Government’s work on ITT intake planning. We also advised on appropriate data sources and on a definition of what constitutes a Welsh medium […]

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The Economic Benefits of a Degree

Subsector:Higher education
Published: February, 2007
Document type:Report

London Economics were commissioned by Universities UK in association with PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP to undertake a review of the economic evidence relating to the benefits of higher education qualification attainment. The report illustrated the significant benefits from undertaking a degree; the variation of economic outcomes depending on a number of factors; as well as the likely […]

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The Costs of Welsh Medium Provision in Higher Education Institutions

Subsector:Higher education
Published: June, 2006
Document type:Report

In 2005, London Economics were commissioned by the Higher Education Funding Council for Wales (HEFCW) to undertake a study to determine in detail the additional costs that can be associated with delivery of courses and modules through the medium of Welsh. Our final report was presented to a sector seminar in September 2006 and HEFCW […]

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Making the Best Use of Resources

Subsector:Education and Labour Markets
Published: May, 2006
Document type:Presentation

“Returns to various types of investment in education and training” in Brussels, Belgium. May 22-23, 2006.

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Evaluation of the National Top-Up to the EU School Milk Subsidy in England

Subsector:Education and Labour Markets
Published: December, 2005
Document type:Report

The report addresses the relevance, effectiveness and efficiency of the scheme; assesses the rationale for the National Top-Up scheme, including its suitability as a policy instrument for the consumption of milk by children in England; examines the effectiveness of the scheme in achieving its intended outcomes, giving consideration to the level and pattern of take-up […]

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Study on the Returns to Various Types of Investment in Education and Training

Subsector:Secondary education
Published: December, 2005
Document type:Report

London Economics were commissioned to undertake a large-scale project for the EU Directorate General for Education, Arts and Culture on the rates of returns to the investment necessary to achieve the Lisbon educational targets using the European Labour Force Survey. The study computed the private and social costs of achieving the Lisbon targets for different […]

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The Cost Of Space

Subsector:Education and Labour Markets
Published: March, 2005
Document type:Report

This report provides a methodology to calculate and benchmark the total cost of any higher education institution’s (HEI’s) non-residential estate in the UK.  

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Drivers of the Size of the HE Estate

Subsector:Education and Labour Markets
Published: March, 2005
Document type:Report

he report develops an estate size benchmarking tool that is based on a statistically estimated relationship between the size of the non-residential estate and a number of drivers such as income, location, characteristics of the estate and composition of the student body.

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“One in Three? The Incidence and Outcomes Associated with the Late Attainment of Qualifications in the United Kingdom

Subsector:Higher education
Published: 2005
Document type:Staff publication

Education Economics, Volume 13, No. 3, September 2005. Conlon, G.

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