LSE LSE Research Laboratory LSE
LSE Research Laboratory (RLAB)

Abstract for:

Higher education funding reforms in England

Ghazala  Azmat,  Stefania  Simion,  July 2018
Paper No' CEPCP536: | Full paper (pdf)
Save Reference as: BibTeX BibTeX File | Endote EndNote Import File
Keywords: Higher education, tuition fees, means-tested support, career choices, career outcomes

JEL Classification: I22; I23; I29; J30

Is hard copy/paper copy available? YES - Paper Copy Still In Print.
This Paper is published under the following series: CentrePiece Magazine
Share this page: Google Bookmarks Google Bookmarks | Facebook Facebook | Twitter Twitter

Abstract:

Reforms in higher education funding, which have taken England from offering free-of-charge, full-time undergraduate studies to being one of the most expensive systems in the OECD, have led to a reduction in the participation gap among those entering university from higher and lower socio-economic groups. Returning to free higher education would not enhance equity: students are still disproportionately from high-income households.


CentrePiece 23 (2) Summer2018 pages: 26-28

This article summarises ‘Higher Education Funding Reforms: A Comprehensive Analysis of Educational and Labour Market Outcomes in England’ by Ghazala Azmat and Stefania Simion, CEP Discussion Paper No. 1529, February 2018.