Publications

Fees, Funding and Fairness – Understanding and Estimating the Costs Associated with the Student Support Offer

Sector:Education and Labour Markets
Client:AdvanceHE
Published: March, 2019
Document type:Presentation

In light of the Augar Review, London Economics were asked by AdvanceHE to present an analysis of the main issues affecting higher education fees and funding. The analysis presents some estimates of the potential impact associated with a reduction in the tuition fee level (to £7,500) as well as the reintroduction of maintenance grants.  We […]

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Wonkhe Podcast on Higher Education

Sector:Education and Labour Markets
Client:N/A
Published: March, 2019
Document type:Presentation

Listen to London Economics discussing the implications for higher education of the March 2019 OBR Fiscal Outlook and Spring Statement, university accommodation, essay mills and HESA Data Futures: Data, housing, funding and cheating  

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The UK Tax Revenues from International Graduates – March 2019

Sector:Education and Labour Markets
Client:HEPI/KAPLAN
Published: March, 2019
Document type:Report

London Economics were commissioned by the Higher Education Policy Institute (HEPI) and Kaplan International Pathways to undertake a detailed analysis of taxation receipts accrued by the United Kingdom Exchequer associated with international graduates in the UK labour market post graduation. The analysis focuses on the expected income tax, National Insurance and VAT contributions generated by the 235,325 international students commencing their studies in […]

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Denmark’s Economic Vulnerability to a Loss of Satellite-based PNT – March 2019

Sector:Space
Client:Danish Inter-Governmental Space Committee
Published: March, 2019
Document type:Report

Danish press release Report in English with Danish summary London Economics were commissioned by the Danish Inter-Governmental Space Committee to analyse Denmark’s dependence on Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) for Positioning, Navigation, and Timing (PNT). As a modern society, Danish economic agents use GNSS for an increasing number of applications, and the report investigates the […]

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Analysis of the Value of Positioning Services in Denmark – March 2019

Sector:Space
Client:The Danish Agency for Data Supply and Efficiency
Published: March, 2019
Document type:Report

Danish press release Danish report The Danish Agency for Data Supply and Efficiency commissioned London Economics to analyse the value of positioning services to Danish society. The report primarily covers Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSSs) that have emerged as a standard technology for positioning across the globe but does not omit the alternatives. Expected developments […]

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Future Options for Managing Customer Demand for Water – March 2019

Sector:Behavioural Economics
Client:Yorkshire Water
Published: March, 2019
Document type:Report

Yorkshire Water commissioned London Economics to write a paper on interventions to manage water demand with a special focus on interventions which use behavioural economics. The paper also assessed the effectiveness of temporary use bans (TUBs), commonly known as ‘hosepipe bans’, which must be introduced in times of severe droughts. A rapid evidence assessment of […]

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Study on the Economic Impact of a Legislative Requirement for the Right to Data Portability in Singapore

Sector:Public Policy
Client:Singapore Personal Data Protection Commission (PDPC)
Published: February, 2019
Document type:Report

Singapore’s Personal Data Protection Commission (PDPC) commissioned London Economics to conduct a study of the issues surrounding a potential data portability requirement in Singapore, including the impact on consumers, businesses and competition. LE provided a theoretical framework for understanding the economic effects of data portability and carried out a review of data portability rules in […]

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Your Future | Their Future: Impact of the Department for Education’s Marketing Campaign – January 2019

Sector:Education and Labour Markets
Client:Department for Education
Published: January, 2019
Document type:Report

London Economics were commissioned by the Department for Education to assess the impact and cost effectiveness of the Your Future | Their Future marketing campaign aimed at improving teacher recruitment in England. Combining information on website hits and website registrations, UCAS applications and marketing activities (and costs) over the period from 1st September 2012 to […]

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The Economic, Social and Cultural Impact of the University of York – January 2019

Sector:Education and Labour Markets
Client:University of York
Published: January, 2019
Document type:Report

We were commissioned by the University of York to analyse its economic, social and cultural impact across the United Kingdom, focusing on the University’s activities in the 2016-17. The analysis focused on four major strands of economic impact. Specifically, in addition to the direct, indirect and induced impact associated with the University of York’s physical […]

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Estimating the Costs Associated with the Student Support Offer – December 2018

Sector:Education and Labour Markets
Client:N/A
Published: December, 2018
Document type:Report

Following publication in the Telegraph of some possibilities emerging from the Augar review, London Economics have estimated the economic cost associated with reducing annual tuition fees to £6,500 (with no additional Teaching grant); removing real interest rates; and reducing the repayment threshold to £21,000. The result is a £2.8 billion reduction in funding (per cohort) […]

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