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Skills and lifelong learning: economic returns to education

A review exploring the economic returns of different ways of learning to various stakeholders and the UK economy.

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Skills and lifelong learning: economic returns to education

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This essay describes the economic returns from academic, vocational, non-formal and informal education to:

  • individuals
  • employers
  • the economy

It was commissioned as part of the Foresight Future of skills and lifelong learning project.

Published 23 February 2017