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Economic benefits of mathematical science research in the UK

This study examines qualitatively and quantitatively the impact of mathematical sciences on the UK economy.

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This study carried out by Deloitte examines the impact of mathematical sciences on the UK economy.

The investigation is carried out with a combined qualitative and quantitative approach.

It examines qualitatively the ways in which mathematical research influences the UK economic performance.

It also evaluates quantitatively the impact of mathematical research on the UK economy.

The study finds that direct employment in the UK attributable to mathematical science research is over £22.8 million, GVA over £200 billion, and GVA per worker (proxy for productivity) £74,000 which is over double the UK average.

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