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Abolishing quotas for students with high A level grades will not drive down university fees

Leunig, Tim (2011) Abolishing quotas for students with high A level grades will not drive down university fees. British Politics and Policy at LSE (22 Jun 2011). Website.

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Abstract

The recent relaxation of the cap in university fees for undergraduates has seen most universities set their fees at the maximum of £9,000.The soon to be released Higher Education White Paper is set to abolish university quotas for students with high A level grades, with the hope that this may drive down fees. Tim Leunig finds that the policy is unworkable, and argues that lower fees are highly unlikely, given that demand for places at elite universities is very high.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/politicsandpolicy/
Additional Information: © 2011 the author; Online
Divisions: Economic History
Spatial Economics Research Centre
Subjects: J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB2300 Higher Education
Sets: Departments > Economic History
Research centres and groups > Spatial Economics Research Centre
Collections > British Politics and Policy at LSE
Date Deposited: 05 Jul 2011 09:23
Last Modified: 24 May 2020 23:17
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/37269

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