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 […]
The study looked into the impacts on consumers of practices used by providers of retail financial services when marketing and selling their products online. Moreover, it suggested ways to improve how consumers are informed when looking to obtain financial products, such as consumer credit or bank accounts, on the internet. Some of the main findings: […]
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 […]
“As the nature of the data-value exchange between consumers and businesses shifts, so does the need to apply an ethical filter and privacy overlay to the fundamentals of data protection. But what should this look like and how does it alter the commercial value that can be derived from data? Will there be an ethical […]
Following LE’s review of the work undertaken by the Open Data Institute (ODI) to explore the concept of data trusts to increase data sharing while retaining trust from both people and organisations, Moritz Godel, Divisional Director at LE, will discuss the results with experts from the ODI, the Alan Turing Institute and the Information Law […]
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