Quis custodiet ipsos custodes? (…Who will regulate the regulators?)

Applying fundamental economic theory to higher education makes it clear that, contrary to popular belief, the current UK university system is not ‘marketised.’ It is actually operating in an administered price, and increasingly micromanaged, system, which has more in common with the workings of the former Soviet Union than anything approaching a free, competitive, market….

Estimating the true economic value of the UK higher education sector: Summary

This is the first in our new blog series. We are launching a new report, the third in our ‘Viewforth Special Report Series’ on Thursday 23 June 2022. Our ‘special reports’ are produced from within our own resources and are not commissioned reports. We produce these reports on an occasional basis and are motivated by…