Publications in: Public Policy

Impact Assessment of Implementing GHS (Globally Harmonised System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals) – Trade Effects

Subsector:Public Policy
Published: May, 2006
Document type:Report

In July 2003, the Globally Harmonised System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) was formally adopted by the UN ECOSOC. Its aim is to bring together the major world classification and labelling (C&L) systems of chemicals (substances and preparations/mixtures) into a single new system. This part of the impact assessment provides empirical evidence on […]

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Study to Inform the Policy Review of the Aggregates Levy Sustainability Fund

Subsector:Public Policy
Published: April, 2006
Document type:Report

This study undertaken assesses the costs and benefits of completed and current projects funded by the Aggregates Levy Sustainability Fund Programme during the period 2004 to 2007. It also aims to investigate whether continued funding after 2007 would provide value for money and, if so, what activities should be funded.

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Test Bed Experiment for Water and Salinity Rights Trading in the Murray Darling Basin

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

In Experimental Methods and Environmental Policy, (eds.) Cherry, Kroll and Shogren. Routledge, 2006. Duke, C., Gangadharan, L. and Cason, T.

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Putting Auction Theory to Work

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

Book review of Putting Auction Theory to Work by Paul Milgrom.  Published by Cambridge University Press, 2004. For The Australian Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, vol.49: 339 – 67, 2006. Duke, C.

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Estimating Consumers’ Willingness to Pay for Quality of Service in Post

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

Crew, M.A. and Kelindorfer, P.R. (eds), Progress towards Liberalisation of the Postal and Delivery Sector, 2006. Swinand, G. and Jones, S.

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Project to Assess the Impact of the New EU Chemicals Strategy (REACH) and to Develop a Model – Economic Model and MatLab Code

Subsector:Public Policy
Published: September, 2005
Document type:

The report assesses the economic costs along the supply chain of the testing and registration phase of the new chemicals policy. The analysis includes an assessment of the impact on the prices of the chemical and of the products that successively use the chemical along the supply chain and how these changes in prices affect […]

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Estimation of Consumers’ Willingness to Pay for Quality of Service in Post

Subsector:Regulatory economics
Published: June, 2005
Document type:Presentation

13th Conference on Postal and Delivery Economics in Antwerp, Belgium. June 1-4, 2005.

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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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A Synthesis of the Mid-term Evaluations of the FIFG 2000-2006

Subsector:Public Policy
Published: March, 2004
Document type:Report

This report for the European Commission – Directorate General For Fisheries summarises and highlights the key findings of 49 mid-term evaluations of the Financial Instrument for Fisheries Guidance 2000-2006. The results of the report were presented at the conference organised by the European Commission “Steering Towards 2007-2013: What Financial Support for the Common Fisheries Policy […]

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Investigation of the Determinants of Farm-retail Price Spreads

Subsector:Public Policy
Published: February, 2004
Document type:Report

London Economics was commissioned by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) to undertake an econometric analysis of the factors that have affected the spreads between farm gate prices and retail prices. According to the terms of reference of the project, the study was to focus on developments in the United Kingdom and […]

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