Review of the economic benefits of training and qualifications, as shown by research based on cross-sectional and administrative data


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This report provides evidence on employment and earnings benefits from vocational qualifications, including: the wage and employment benefits which learners gain from different qualifications; and the value of qualifications held in the working age population and how far returns might vary for different individuals and in different circumstances. The report reviewed recent research that took different approaches. These approaches used new matched data which matches learner information with their employment and earnings data from [Her Majesty's] HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) and their...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Vocational education and training; Qualifications; Outcomes; Research; Statistics; Income

Keywords: Return on education and training; Data analysis

Geographic subjects: Great Britain; Europe

Published: London, England: BIS, 2013

Physical description: 97 p.

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Series: BIS research paper; no. 105

Resource type: Government report or paper

Rights: Crown copyright 2013

Document number: TD/TNC 111.537

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