UK study shines light on value of university degree

The Financial Times’s Public Policy Reporter, Gonzalo Viña, discusses the new IFS study.

This first ‘big data’ approach to graduate earnings highlights significant variations in earnings depending on student background, degree subject and university attended. According to the IFS’s research, graduates from richer family backgrounds earn significantly more after graduation compared to their poorer counterparts – even when completing the same degrees from the same universities.

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