Publications in: Productivity, Innovation and New Economy

An Evaluation of the Tradeshow Access Programme

Subsector:Public Policy
Published: September, 2008
Document type:Report

The key objectives of the evaluation were to 1) clarify the economic rationale for government support for trade fairs, and use this to determine the appropriate intervention model for TAP;  2) assess how and whether TAP meets its programme targets, for different groups (i.e. sponsors and participants) and in different markets; 3) separately determine the […]

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Impact Evaluation of the Tradeshow Access Programme (TAP)

Subsector:Public Policy
Published: September, 2008
Document type:Report

London Economics was commissioned in August 2007 to undertake an impact evaluation of the Tradeshow Access Programme (TAP). The evaluation research involved a firm survey, a stakeholder consultation and a detailed quantitative and econometric analysis of programme impact and additionality. These research strands were then used to formulate a benefit-cost analysis, identify an economic rationale […]

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Impact Assessment for Proposed Changes to UK Copyright Law

Subsector:Productivity, Innovation and New Economy
Published: June, 2008
Document type:Report

London Economics was commissioned by the UK Intellectual Property Office (UK-IPO) to provide an impact assessment of four different options for the revision of the current conditions for exemption from payment of music licensing fees for the public performance of musical work. The impact assessment sought to understand, and where possible quantify, the likely costs […]

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International Case Studies of the Commercial Use of Public Information

Subsector:Productivity, Innovation and New Economy
Published: December, 2006
Document type:Report

This report, undertaken for the OFT as part of its market study into the commercial use of public information, provides background information on the general public sector information policy of Australia, Sweden and the United States and examines in detail the policies and practices of three different Public Sector Information Holders (PSIH) in each country, […]

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E-communications: Investment and the Regulatory Framework

Subsector:Regulatory economics
Published: 2006
Document type:Staff publication

Communications & Strategies, No. 64, 4th quarter. Jones, S. and Salsas P

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Assessing the Key Economic Drivers for Change in the Current Business Climate

Subsector:Public Policy
Published: June, 2004
Document type:Presentation

European Outsourcing Association’s Conference. Amsterdam, the Netherlands. June 9-10, 2004.

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Internet Use by Businesses in Old and New EU Member Countries

Subsector:Productivity, Innovation and New Economy
Published: April, 2004
Document type:Presentation

TIGER Conference The New Economy and Post-Socialist Transition. Warsaw, April 10-11, 2004.

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PR04 Scope for Efficiency Studies

Subsector:Water and sewerage
Published: November, 2003
Document type:Report

This report for OFWAT provides an assessment of the scope for future operating and capital efficiency in the water and sewerage industries by using both a “top-down” and “bottom-up” approach. The top-down approach assesses the scope for future efficiency improvements by analysing past productivity trends in the water and sewerage industries and by undertaking a […]

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ICT Investment and Productivity in the UK: a Regional Assessment

Subsector:Productivity, Innovation and New Economy
Published: April, 2003
Document type:LE publication (working papers and economic briefs)

This Brief summarises our research for Cisco Systems which quantifies the contribution of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) to output and labour productivity growth for twelve sectors of the UK. By using growth accounting methods, this study shows that the contribution of ICT to economic performance is substantial for most of the UK sectors.

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ICT and GDP Growth in the United Kingdom: A Sectoral Analysis

Subsector:Productivity, Innovation and New Economy
Published: April, 2003
Document type:Report

This report for Cisco Systems quantifies the contribution of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) to output and labour productivity growth for twelve sectors of the UK. By using growth accounting methods, this study shows that the contribution of ICT to economic performance is substantial for most of the UK sectors.

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