The Forum in Norwich played host to third year students from the School of Economics yesterday who presented their research posters to the public.
The students were tasked to identify a current area of public policy debate and use economic analysis to investigate the topic and present their findings.
The topics covered a wide range of issues prevalent in recent UK policy discussions and/or issues affecting society in the current economic climate.
After Nick Clegg’s now infamous apology over the Liberal Democrats’ broken promise to scrap tuition fees, it was inevitable that the subject would become a key economic debate in the lead up to the 2015 General Election.
Tuition fees were raised by the Tory/Lib Dem coalition government to £9000 per year in 2012, causing a backlash among students. The Lib Dems had enjoyed a wave of popularity among young voters during the 2010 election campaign thanks to their stance on tuition fees.