Publications in: Economics of Education

The Costs of Amending Student Support Arrangements – February 2018

Sector:Labour market economics
Client:london-economics-publication
Published: February, 2018
Document type:LE publication

With the potential review of higher education approaching, LE Europe have modelled the costs to the Exchequer associated with a reduction in tuition fees to £6,000 and the re-introduction of maintenance grants. The analysis demonstrates that the cost of cutting fees stands at £1.169 billion per cohort, while maintenance grants cost £360 million. Importantly, despite […]

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Estimating the Costs Associated with the Student Support Offer – December 2017

Sector:Economics of Education
Client:N/A
Published: December, 2017
Document type:LE publication

LE Europe’ modelling estimates that the recent decision of the government to raise the repayment threshold on student loan repayments to £25,000, alongside an increase in the interest rate thresholds will cost approximately £2.85 billion a cohort. Breaking down this estimate, the additional Exchequer expenditure includes £1.09 billion in costs associated with the lower level […]

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An Analysis of Teacher Mobility Within the European Union

Sector:Economics of Education
Client:European Parliament
Published: December, 2008
Document type:Report

LE Europe were commissioned by the European Parliament to undertake an analysis of teacher mobility within the European Union. The study undertakes a quantitative and qualitative analysis of teacher mobility across the European Union Member States where information exists. It explores the relative benefits, costs, strengths and weaknesses of the various mobility programmes. On the […]

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Making the Best Use of Resources

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

Sector:Economics of Education
Client:EC DG Education Arts and Culture
Published: December, 2005
Document type:Report

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

Sector:Economics of Education
Client:European Foundation for the improvement of living and working conditions
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 […]

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