Publications in: Competition, Regulation and Business

Measuring and Comparing Economic Resilience Within the UK Agri-food and Drink Industry – February 2020

Subsector:Competition, Regulation and Business
Published: 18 February, 2020
Document type:Report

London Economics were commissioned by the Food Standards Agency (FSA) to investigate how the UK agri-food and drink industry responds across the supply chain to a broad set of economic risks and challenges. How well each sub-sector in the industry is able to respond to these challenges reflects how resilient the sub-sector is.   The […]

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Evaluation of Data Pitch – January 2020

Subsector:Productivity, Innovation and New Economy
Published: 24 January, 2020
Document type:Report

Data is an important driver of innovation and productivity. The key to a productive data ecosystem is to enable reuse of data and integration with other datasets in a data value chain, which can include open, closed, and shared datasets. This means rethinking access to data and creating opportunities for data owners to work with […]

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2018/2019 SME Annual Report – Research & Development and Innovation by SMEs – November 2019

Subsector:Productivity, Innovation and New Economy
Published: 27 November, 2019
Document type:

The annual report, prepared on a yearly basis as part of the SME Performance Review, provides a synopsis of the size, structure and importance of SMEs to the European economy and an overview of the past and forecasted performance of SMEs from 2008 to 2021. Comparisons with partner countries outside the EU and with the […]

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2018/2019 SME Annual Report – Research & Development and Innovation by SMEs – November 2019

Subsector:Productivity, Innovation and New Economy
Published: 27 November, 2019
Document type:

The annual report, prepared on a yearly basis as part of the SME Performance Review, provides a synopsis of the size, structure and importance of SMEs to the European economy and an overview of the past and forecasted performance of SMEs from 2008 to 2021. Comparisons with partner countries outside the EU and with the […]

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Accompanying Study to the EUROPEAN SME INNOVATION ASSOCIATE – PILOT ACTION – November 2019

Subsector:Productivity, Innovation and New Economy
Published: 12 November, 2019
Document type:Report

The study undertaken by a consortium comprising CARSA, Ramboll, LE Europe, DIW Econ and Ecorys evaluates the functioning and impact of the pilot of the European SME Innovation Associate program. LE Europe estimated the scale of the program that would be required to address the skills gap currently faced by EU SMEs undertaking innovation activities […]

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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

Subsector:Privacy and security
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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Understanding Customer Values – Behavioural Experiment Report – March 2019

Subsector:Water and sewerage
Published: 6 March, 2019
Document type:Report | Survey

This study was undertaken for Yorkshire Water, as subcontractor to Aecom, to understand the values customers place on water service attributes as part of the 2019 price review process. London Economics conducted an online behavioural experiment to examine customers’ willingness to pay for service improvements and the impact of various framing treatments on customers’ valuations. […]

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Future Options for Managing Customer Demand for Water – March 2019

Subsector:Water and sewerage
Published: 21 March, 2019
Document type:Report

Yorkshire Water commissioned London Economics to write a paper on interventions to manage water demand with a special focus on interventions which use behavioural economics. The paper also assessed the effectiveness of temporary use bans (TUBs), commonly known as ‘hosepipe bans’, which must be introduced in times of severe droughts. A rapid evidence assessment of […]

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Study on the Economic Impact of a Legislative Requirement for the Right to Data Portability in Singapore

Subsector:Public Policy
Published: 25 February, 2019
Document type:Report

Singapore’s Personal Data Protection Commission (PDPC) commissioned London Economics to conduct a study of the issues surrounding a potential data portability requirement in Singapore, including the impact on consumers, businesses and competition. LE provided a theoretical framework for understanding the economic effects of data portability and carried out a review of data portability rules in […]

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2017/2018 SME Annual Report – SME Growing Beyond Borders – November 2018

Subsector:Business analytics
Published: 26 November, 2018
Document type:Report

The annual report, prepared on a yearly basis as part of the SME Performance Review, provides a synopsis of the size, structure and importance of SMEs to the European economy and an overview of the past and forecasted performance of SMEs from 2008 to 2020. Comparisons with partner countries outside the EU and with the […]

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