Research and analysis

Supporting evidence for the higher education white paper (2011)

Provides the supporting analysis for the higher education (HE) white paper. BIS economics paper number 14.

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Supporting analysis for the higher education white paper

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Provides the supporting analysis for the higher education (HE) white paper ‘Students at the heart of the system’. Summarises a wide range of evidence and highlights the importance of a well-functioning higher education (HE) system. Covers:

  • the role of higher education in UK economic and social development
  • the reasons why government intervenes in the market for higher education
  • the factors underlying behaviour and competition in the higher education market

Underlying data for the figures and tables in this publication is available in a machine processable format.

Published 28 June 2011