Publications in: Competition, Regulation and Business

Detecting Abnormalities in the Brent Crude Oil Commodities and Derivatives Pricing Complex

Subsector:Energy economics
Published: October, 2013
Document type:Staff publication

Gregory P. Swinand* and Amy O’Mahoney London Economics Working Paper Draft Please do not quote or cite without author’s permission *corresponding author

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Implications of the European Commission’s Proposal for a General Data Protection Regulation for Business

Subsector:Productivity, Innovation and New Economy
Published: October, 2013
Document type:Presentation

Uncertainty about the final shape of the new EU Data Protection Regulation does not mask one fact – they will change how every organisation has to deal with personal information and the cost base and risk factors involved. Whether through the impact of new consent requirements or the need to employ a Data Protection Officer, […]

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Detecting Abnormalities in the Brent Crude Oil Commodities and Derivatives Pricing Complex

Subsector:Energy economics
Published: October, 2013
Document type:Presentation

Seminar on Energy and Finance, UCD, Gregory P. Swinand, London Economics/Indecon, With Amy O’Mahoney (Indecon/TCD), Dublin, October 2013.

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The Value of Lost Load (VoLL) for Electricity in Great Britain

Subsector:Regulatory economics
Published: July, 2013
Document type:Report

As part of the documents for the Consultation on the draft Electricity Market Reform Delivery, the Department of Energy and Climate Change has published the report prepared by London Economics which estimates the value of lost load (VoLL) for domestic, small and medium sized businesses and industrial and commercial electricity consumers in Great Britain. VoLL […]

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A European Single Point of Contact

Subsector:Public Policy
Published: July, 2013
Document type:Report

This research study for the European Parliament discusses the features and value added of a European single point of contact. The large number of European level online services combined with an extensive range of services at national level generates complexity in identification of the most appropriate services, and in understanding their different competencies. Such complexity […]

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Implications of the European Commission’s Proposal for a General Data Protection Regulation for Business

Subsector:Productivity, Innovation and New Economy
Published: May, 2013
Document type:Report

London Economics undertook a review of the costs and benefits of proposed European data protection policies for UK businesses. The study developed a framework for assessing costs and benefits of the proposed measures, reviewed existing evidence and used a survey of data protection professionals in the UK to quantify the expected impact of the proposals. […]

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Energy Retail Markets Comparability Study

Subsector:Public Policy
Published: May, 2013
Document type:Report

The report assesses the trends and position of the UK electricity and gas retail markets relative to comparable jurisdictions in terms of prices, competition and profitability. The study draws on several decades of publicly available data. The main comparator groups are the EU 15 and a selected OECD grouping based on comparability.

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The Economic and Societal Benefits of Deriving from the Presence of Hyundai and Kia in Europe

Subsector:Public Policy
Published: February, 2013
Document type:Report

The study highlights the contribution of Hyundai and Kia, two of the most successful car manufacturers operating in Europe, in a number of dimensions, namely: the contribution to employment and GDP; training and development of the labour force; the contribution to European R&D and innovation; the contribution to the development of the automotive supply chain […]

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Estimating the Impact of Wind Generation on Balancing Costs in the GB Electricity Markets

Subsector:Energy economics
Published: February, 2013
Document type:Presentation

Gregory P. Swinand and Moritz Godel, 4th Workshop on Energy and CO2 Markets, Valencia, Spain, February 13-14, 2013.    

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Secondary Analysis of 24 Waves of PIMS

Subsector:Public Policy
Published: January, 2013
Document type:Report

London Economics performed a statistical and econometric analysis of data from 24 waves (6 years) of the UKTI Performance and Impact Monitoring Survey (PIMS). Probit models were fitted to explore the determinants of firm-level outcome measures including financial and qualitative benefits such as improved business performance and productivity. The analysis identified the quality of the […]

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