Tag Archives: public policy

The State of Girls’ Rights in the UK

Sector:Public Policy.
Client:N/A
Published:17 January, 2020
Document type:

London Economics was pleased to support Plan International in the State of Girls Rights in the UK 2019 – 2020. LE’s role was to update and the expand the local authority index which ranks local authorities in terms of the best and worst place to be a girl. You can download the report here.   […]

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Counting the Cost of the Augar Review – July 2019

Sector:Education and Labour Markets.
Client:N/A
Published:2 July, 2019
Document type:Presentation

Following the publication of the Augur Review in May 2019, London Economics undertook a detailed analysis of the Review’s core recommendations for higher education funding on the Treasury, universities, students and graduates. Focusing on the resource flows associated with the 2018/19 cohort of first-year English-domiciled undergraduate students (studying anywhere in the UK) and EU-domiciled students […]

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IPPR Economics Prize – Winning Entry

Sector:Public Policy.
Client:Institute for Public Policy Research
Published:10 July, 2019
Document type:Report

London Economics are delighted to announce that 7 members of our team have been awarded joint first prize in the Institute for Public Policy Research’s Economics Prize. This is the third largest prize in the economics discipline in the world, and is aimed at developing a roadmap for sustainable and inclusive growth across the United […]

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Assessing the Impact of the Augur Review – on the Exchequer, Higher Education Institutions, Students and Graduates

Sector:Education and Labour Markets.
Client:Universities UK
Published:14 June, 2019
Document type:Report

Following the publication of the Augur Review in May 2019, London Economics were commissioned by Universities UK to estimate the impact of the Review’s core recommendations for higher education funding on the Treasury, universities, students and graduates. Focusing on the resource flows associated with the 2018/19 cohort of first-year English-domiciled undergraduate students (studying anywhere in […]

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Independent Assessment of the Open Data Institute’s Work on Data Trusts and on the Concept of Data Trusts – April 2019

Sector:Competition, Regulation and Business.
Client:Open Data Institute
Published:16 April, 2019
Document type:LE publication

As part of the ODI’s work on data trusts, LE provided an external assessment of the concept of data trusts, focusing on their economic function. The rationale for government support for data trusts as new a data sharing mechanism is framed in terms of their contribution to productivity, and development of AI and data-driven innovation […]

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Wonkhe Podcast on Higher Education

Sector:Education and Labour Markets.
Client:N/A
Published:15 March, 2019
Document type:Presentation

Listen to London Economics discussing the implications for higher education of the March 2019 OBR Fiscal Outlook and Spring Statement, university accommodation, essay mills and HESA Data Futures: Data, housing, funding and cheating  

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Estimating the Returns to Part-time Undergraduate Degrees – September 2018

Sector:Education and Labour Markets.
Client:The Open University
Published:10 September, 2018
Document type:Report

London Economics were commissioned by The Open University to undertake an analysis of the net graduate premium and net Exchequer benefit associated with undergraduate degrees undertaken on a part-time basis. The key findings indicated that The net graduate premium achieved by a representative English-domiciled student in the 2015-16 cohort completing a part-time undergraduate degree at […]

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Estimating the Costs Associated with the Student Support Offer – July 2018

Sector:Public Policy.
Client:Wonkhe
Published:03 July, 2018
Document type:Presentation

London Economics recently presented an analysis of the current higher education fees and funding arrangements – and possible alternatives – at the Wonkhe conference “Proceed with Caution”. The full presentation is available here.

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Using Behavioural Science to Drive Behaviour Change in Reducing Risks of STIs – March 2018

Sector:Behavioural Economics.
Client:N/A
Published:9 March, 2018
Document type:Conference Presentation | Presentation

Dr Annette Cerulli-Harms spoke at the Public Policy Exchange conference on Student Sexual Health and Well Being on March 8th 2018 about how behavioural economics can be used to change the way we speak about sexual health. Annette explained the relevance of behavioural economics and cognitive biases in the area of public health including sexual […]

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Single Digital Gateway: How EU Could Meet Expectations of Citizens and Businesses? – March 2018

Sector:Public Policy.
Client:European Commission
Published:27 March, 2018
Document type:Briefing

A briefing by Dr Charlotte Duke for the European Commission on behalf of the Internal Market and Consumer Protection Committee on the European Commission’s proposed regulation for a Single Digital Gateway.

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Review of International Best Practice in the Production of Productivity Statistics – February 2018

Sector:
Client:Office for National Statistics (ONS)
Published:7 February, 2018
Document type:Report

London Economics and DIW Econ were commissioned by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) to examine the productivity measures that are published by other national and international statistical organisations (NISOs) around the world and includes information on the range, timeliness, detail and frequency of the productivity data they produce. The report summarises the productivity publications […]

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Statistical Background Information for the Independent Review of the Funding of Debt Advice in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland – January 2018

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Client:Independent Review of the Funding of Debt Advice in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland
Published:25 January, 2018
Document type:Report

London Economics was commissioned by the Independent Review of the Funding of Debt Advice in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland to provide an extensive statistical background document describing development of household debt at both a macro and micro level, the problems that high debt levels cause for individuals and households, the supply of debt […]

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A Study of the Economic Impact of the Services Provided by the Bureau of Meteorology – July 2017

Sector:Public Policy.
Client:Australian Bureau of Meteorology
Published:11 July, 2017
Document type:Report

As part of the Australian Governments Functional and Efficiency Review of the Australian Bureau of Meteorology, London Economics undertook an economic impact assessment of the Bureau’s services to the Australian economy. Of the benefits that can be quantified, the analysis indicates a benefit-cost ratio of 11.6:1. That is, for every dollar spent on delivering Bureau […]

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Study on the Functioning of the Retail Electricity Markets for Consumers in the EU – February 2017

Sector:Competition, Regulation and Business.
Client:EC DG Justice and Consumers
Published:06 February, 2017
Document type:Report

The 2nd Electricity Market Study investigated electricity market functioning for consumers in the EU, Iceland and Norway. It assessed how market performance has developed since the 1st electricity market study conducted in 2010, and the extent to which consumers have the necessary tools to make rational and empowered choices. Its findings offer a clear insight […]

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The Social Value of the Post Office Network – November 2016

Sector:Public Policy.
Client:Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy
Published: November, 2016
Document type:Report | Survey

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An Examination of the Impact of the NMW on Earnings, the Bite and Wage Differentials

Sector:Education and Labour Markets.
Client:Low Pay Commission
Published: February, 2016
Document type:Report

London Economics were commissioned by the Low Pay Commission to undertake an assessment of the ‘bite’ of the minimum wage. The first phase involved a statistical analysis to build an in-depth understanding of how the earnings distribution has changed over time in relation to changes in the National Minimum Wage (NMW), and how the distribution […]

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