The Times Higher Education Supplement features IEA research
The recommendation, which would leave universities free to charge fees as high as they liked, comes in a report from the Institute of Economic Affairs, which describes itself as a “free market thinktank”.
The report says that universities could finance their lending to students by borrowing, or by selling their rights “to the graduate equity income stream” to private investors such as pension funds. The report is written by Peter Ainsworth, the managing director of EM Applications, which advises investment managers.
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