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Student awareness of the costs and benefits of higher education


  • Martin McGuigan
  • Sandra McNally
  • Gill Wyness


Sandra McNally and colleagues report the results of a 'light-touch' information campaign about the value and affordability of going to university.

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  • Martin McGuigan & Sandra McNally & Gill Wyness, 2012. "Student awareness of the costs and benefits of higher education," CentrePiece - The Magazine for Economic Performance 376, Centre for Economic Performance, LSE.
  • Handle: RePEc:cep:cepcnp:376

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    1. Giovanni Abbiati & Gianluca Argentin & Carlo Barone & Antonio Schizzerotto, 2016. "Information matters, but it is not enough: a field experiment on the causal effect of information barriers for participation in Higher Education," FBK-IRVAPP Working Papers 2016-11, Research Institute for the Evaluation of Public Policies (IRVAPP), Bruno Kessler Foundation.

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    tuition fees; information campaign; educational decisions;

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    • L2 - Industrial Organization - - Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behavior

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