Research and analysis
Skills and lifelong learning: investment in skills
An analysis of the economic returns from different types of qualification.
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This paper explores:
- how much employers, individuals and government invest in skills
- the costs and benefits of different types of qualification
- the economic return to individuals associated with qualifications and how this varies with age
It was commissioned as part of the Foresight Future of skills and lifelong learning project.