The benefits of higher education participation for individuals and society: key findings and reports: ‘the quadrants’

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Great Britain. Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS)


This document illustrates the benefits of higher education (HE) classified according to market and non-market benefit, and whether they relate to the individual or society [the four quadrants]. It builds on earlier work by BIS entitled ‘Things we know and don’t know about the wider benefits of higher education: a review of the recent literature’. A table showing the four quadrants provides links to relevant sources of evidence that have been identified on the specific benefits of HE.; The report covers only benefits from HE participation, so that benefits arising from research...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Higher education; Outcomes; Economics; Culture and society; Participation

Keywords: Social aspects

Geographic subjects: Great Britain; Europe

Published: London, England: BIS, 2013

Physical description: 51 p.

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Series: BIS research paper; no. 146

Related items: TD/TNC 114.168; TD/TNC 105.765

Resource type: Paper

Rights: Crown copyright 2013

Call number: TD/TNC 114.790

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