Publications in: Behavioural Economics

A Pandemic’s Worth of Change – June 2021

Published: 17 June, 2021

London Economics and Webloyalty reveal the top consumer trends formed during the pandemic which are here to stay and how behavioural economics can help your firm thrive post-pandemic.

Assessing the Impact of a Flat and Variable Deposit Fee for a UK Deposit Return Scheme – January 2021

Published: 27 January, 2021

London Economics was commissioned by Alupro to undertake an evaluation of a flat versus variable rate Deposit Return Scheme. The study informs the ongoing discussions regarding the design of a Deposit Return Scheme in the UK. The full report and summary report are available on the Alupro website here.

The Cost of Lies: Assessing the Human and Financial Impact of COVID-19 Related Online Misinformation on the UK – January 2021

Published: 28 January, 2021

This study looks at the impact of online disinformation about face mask wearing, COVID and the impact on the NHS and UK economy. The work was commissioned by the SumofUs.

Why Do People Purchase Electric Vehicles? – August 2020

Published: 11 August, 2020

London Economics’ Dr Charlotte Duke joins Centrica’s podcast ‘Power to the People’ exploring the behavioural economic motivations behind our decisions to purchase electric vehicles. You can listen to the podcast here.

Westminster Legal Policy Forum – Behavioural Research in Legal Services

Published: 04 March, 2020

Dr Ashwini Natraj presented LE’s behavioural research on consumer decision-making when searching for legal services at the Westminster Legal Forum on 25th February.

Feasibility Study into the Viability of Establishing a No-Interest Loans Scheme (NILS) in the UK – March 2020

Published: 11 March, 2020

London Economics has completed a feasibility study into the viability of establishing a no-interest loans scheme in the UK for HM Treasury. Based on wide stakeholder consultations, desk-based research and analysis of various datasets, this study examined various options for potential access and eligibility criteria for the scheme, how such a scheme might be structured, […]

The State of Girls’ Rights in the UK

Published: 17 January, 2020

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.   […]

The Secret Sauce of CX – Subscription Strategies to Win Customer Loyalty

Published: November, 2019

LE’s Dr Charlotte Duke was delighted to participate in the DIXA Connect Subscription Strategies to Win Customer Loyalty event in London, November 2019. Download her presentation here.

Consumers’ Engagement in the Circular Economy: Results from a Large Scale Behavioural Experiment and Survey in the EU

Published: 03 October, 2019

Divisional Director James Suter presented LE Europe’s study for the European Commission on consumer behaviour in the Circular Economy at the 2019 PLATE (Product Lifetimes and the Environment) conference on 20th September 2019 in Berlin. James explained how the findings of the study could be used by policy makers to increase consumers’ engagement in various […]

Presentation of LE-Europe’s Behavioural Study on the Digitalisation of the Marketing and Distance Selling of Retail Financial Services

Published: 18 June, 2019

Divisional Director James Suter presented LE-Europe’s behavioural study on the digitalisation of the marketing and distance selling of retail financial services at the joint CEPS-ECRI/European Commission conference on protecting consumers taking credit in the digital era, in Brussels on 18th June 2019. This study examines the impacts on consumers of practices used by providers of […]