Publications in: Public Policy

Economic Impacts of Large Scale Infrastructure Investments – Review of International Evidence

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

This study reviews the international literature on the economic impacts of large scale investments in both physical and intellectual infrastructure. Evidence across a range of sectors is examined, including transport, ICT, education and renewable energy.

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Evaluation of the CAP Policy on Protected Designations of Origin (PDO) and Protected Geographical Indications (PGI)

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

The study is based on two elements. A descriptive part provides a detailed analysis of the development of the Protected Designations of Origin (PDO) and Protected Geographical Indications (PGI) schemes over the course of the evaluation period, including the regulatory framework and the implementation mechanism underpinning the schemes. The second part of the project focuses […]

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Behavioural Economics and Experimental Economics

Subsector:Regulators and government
Published: October, 2008
Document type:LE publication (working papers and economic briefs)

This Economic Brief explains what behavioural and experimental economics are, giving examples of real world policy applications.

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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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Development of an Approach to Distributing Supporting People Monies to Local Authority Areas

Subsector:Social care
Published: September, 2008
Document type:Report

LE Wales were commissioned by the Welsh Assembly Government to examine the feasibility of introducing a formula-based mechanism for the distribution of Supporting People funds to local authorities. There was no presumption that such a mechanism was feasible and the intention was that any such mechanism should reflect the distribution of ‘need’ for housing-related support […]

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Study on the Impact of Co-operative Groups on the Competitiveness of Their Craft and Small Enterprise Members

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

London Economics were commissioned by EC DG Enterprise and Industry to undertake an in-depth study on the impact of co-operative groups on the competitiveness of their craft and small enterprise members. The analysis undertaken was based on extensive identification of both co-operatives and their members across the European Union; primary data collection of information on […]

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Company Survival Following Rescue and Restructuring State Aid

Subsector:Public Policy
Published: October, 2007
Document type:Staff publication

European Journal of Law and Economics, Volume 24, Number 2, Chindooroy, R., Muller, P. and Notaro, G.

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Infrastructure Choices for a Sustainable Economy

Subsector:Public Policy
Published: October, 2007
Document type:

12TH Annual Northern Ireland Economic Conference 2007 “Facing the Challenges of the Northern Ireland Economy”, Belfast, October 3, 2007.

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An Economic Impact Analysis for the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC)

Subsector:Public Policy
Published: September, 2007
Document type:Report

London Economics recently undertook an economic impact analysis for the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC). This analysis assessed the impact of hosting major cricket matches at Lord’s on the local and London economies.

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