Publications in: Education

Drivers of the Size of the HE Estate

Subsector:Education
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.

Read more

The Cost Of Space

Subsector:Education
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.  

Read more

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

Subsector:Education
Published: 2005
Document type:Staff publication

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

Read more

Post-Compulsory Education and Qualification Attainment

Subsector:Education
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).

Read more

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

Subsector:Education
Published: 2005
Document type:Staff publication

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

Read more

Wealth Creation from Science, Engineering and Technology

Subsector:Education
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 […]

Read more

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, […]

Read more

Comparing the Economic Performance of Family Businesses and Non-family Businesses

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

This report for the European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions reviews the performance of family and non-family businesses. LE’s work surveys the key characteristics of family businesses and examines the empirical evidence comparing performance with non-family businesses. Four themes appear salient in linking the key characteristics with the business performance: ownership […]

Read more

Does It Pay to Attend a Prestigious University?

Subsector:Education
Published: 2003
Document type:Staff publication

Centre for the Economics of Education Discussion Paper 33, May 2003 (with Arnaud Chevalier), also IZA Discussion Paper 848, June 2003. Conlon, G.

Read more

Working Conditions in Road Transport: National Reports for France, Italy, Portugal and Sweden

Subsector:Education
Published: October, 2002
Document type:Report

The reports for the European Foundation for the Improving of Living and Working Conditions assess the impact of trends such as globalisation, increased competition and developments in technology, and look at the role of social dialogue in the sectors. They also feature several examples of interesting and innovative practice at local and national level aimed […]

Read more