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Report ESRC Evidence Briefings

The financial rewards of higher education

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Publication date

Jan 2013

Summary

Successive UK governments’ policies to expand higher education are producing increasing numbers of graduates. However, many jobs taken by graduates can also be filled by non-graduates. This means that for a young person the choice of going to university presents an increased financial risk in terms of acquiring a higher-paid job.

Subjects

Wages And Earnings and Higher Education

Links

http://www.esrc.ac.uk/publications/evidence-briefings/index.aspx


Related publications

  1. Individual choice and risk: the case of higher education

    Malcolm Brynin

    1. Wages And Earnings
    2. Higher Education

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