The Adam Smith Institute’s latest report – which finds education quality has a direct impact on long-term economic growth – was featured in The Times.

Sending more children to private school would add billions of pounds to Britain’s economy, a new report claims.

Increased competition between independent schools could have raised GDP by £5,800 per person, according to Incentive to invest: how education affects economic growth, a study from the Adam Smith Institute.

The report compared Britain, where about 7 per cent of children are privately educated, with the Netherlands, where the state pays for about two thirds of children to attend independent schools.

Read the article here.

The report, “Incentive to Invest: How education affects economic growth”, reveals that Britain could add billions of pounds to its long-term economic growth by increasing access to private education.