Publications in: Education and Labour Markets

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:Education and Labour Markets
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:Education and Labour Markets
Published: 2005
Document type:Staff publication

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

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Post-Compulsory Education and Qualification Attainment

Subsector:Education and Labour Markets
Published: 2005
Document type:Staff publication

“What’s the Good of Education? The economics of Education in the UK”, eds. Steve Machin and Anna Vignoles (eds), Princeton University Press, June 2005. Conlon, G. (with Damon Clark and Fernando Galindo-Rueda).

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The Differential in the Rate of Return to Academic and Vocational Qualifications in the United Kingdom

Subsector:Education and Labour Markets
Published: 2005
Document type:Staff publication

Education Economics, Volume 13, No.1, April 2005. Conlon, G.

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Wealth Creation from Science, Engineering and Technology

Subsector:Education and Labour Markets
Published: March, 2004
Document type:Report

The Engineering and Technology Board commissioned London Economics to undertake a study of the contribution of Science, Engineering and Technology (SET) to the wealth and quality of life in the United Kingdom. We use two approaches in estimating the contribution of SET in the economy: the contribution of those sectors of the economy that employed […]

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Financial Markets and the Funding of Enterprises in the European Union: What Future?

Subsector:Labour market economics
Published: July, 2003
Document type:Report

This report uses scenarios to explore the future landscape of the financial services industry in the European Union. The question posed is whether the structure of business finance will shift towards greater reliance on capital markets, equity and bonds, and away from bank finance. After reviewing the key factors that drove change in the nineties, […]

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