Publications in: Productivity, Innovation and New Economy

Regulation on the Approval and Market Surveillance of Two- or Three-wheeled Vehicles and Quadricycles

Subsector:Public Policy
Published: February, 2012
Document type:Report

This study is a three-part impact assessment of amendments proposed by the IMCO Committee to three measures contained in the European Commission’s proposal for a “Regulation on the approval and market surveillance of two- or three-wheeled vehicles and quadricycles”. The first part concerns the fitting of an anti-lock braking system (ABS), the second part concerns […]

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Economic Benefits of an Internet Domain for Wales

Subsector:Productivity, Innovation and New Economy
Published: November, 2011
Document type:Report

The report forms part of a 2-part study focused on the potential economic benefits that would arise from the introduction of sub-national, geographically specific top-level domains (“geo-TLDs”) in London and Wales. The study explores the transmission channels for possible economic costs and benefits based on a review of current research, a consultation with industry associations, […]

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Evaluation of Commercial Services Provided by UKTI Overseas Posts

Subsector:Public Policy
Published: October, 2011
Document type:Report

The study investigates 1) the scope for increased cost recovery from the services in support of UK-based exporters offered by UKTI’s overseas posts and 2) the structure of the market for these services, including the existence of synergies between UKTI’s overseas posts and other providers of services to UK exporters, such as consultants, business associations, […]

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Economic Analysis of Ireland’s Comparative Advantage for Foreign Investment

Subsector:Public Policy
Published: October, 2010
Document type:Staff publication

Gray, A., Swinand, G., Holmes-Batt, W. Indecon Economic Consultants, October 2010

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Economic and Social Impact of Software and Software-based Services (SSBS)

Subsector:Productivity, Innovation and New Economy
Published: August, 2010
Document type:Report

The study evaluates the potential economic and social impact of software-based services in the EU and identifies the drivers of growth and competitiveness of the sector, the current barriers limiting the sector’s development, the policy actions needed to remove those barriers, and the economic and social impact of such actions.  

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Study on the Economic Benefits of Privacy-enhancing Technologies (PETs)

Subsector:Productivity, Innovation and New Economy
Published: July, 2010
Document type:Report

This report for the European Commission’s DG Freedom, Security and Justice investigates the economic benefits of privacy-enhancing technologies (PETs) for data controllers, with a particular focus on SMEs. Based on consultations with data protection authorities in 12 Member States, as well as on a large-scale survey of businesses and a number of case studies detailing […]

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Evaluation of UK Trade & Investment’s Global Entrepreneur Programme

Subsector:Public Policy
Published: July, 2010
Document type:Report

London Economics was commissioned by UKT Trade & Investment to evaluate its Global Entrepreneur Programme (GEP). The GEP is underpinned by the view that entrepreneurs look beyond national borders for the most attractive sources of capital, talent, guidance and access to markets. The key objectives of the programme include attracting entrepreneur led, early stage high […]

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An Independent Review of the Evidence Base for UKTI’s Support for Firms in High Growth Markets

Subsector:Public Policy
Published: February, 2010
Document type:Report

A study undertaken to review the rationale for supporting UK firms into high growth markets, incorporating an impact evaluation of UKTI’s pilot High Growth Market Programme.

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An Economic Study on Patent Backlogs and a System of Mutual Recognition

Subsector:Productivity, Innovation and New Economy
Published: January, 2010
Document type:Presentation

IPO conference, London, March 10, 2010.

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Why PETs? Stakeholder Views and Economic Considerations

Subsector:Productivity, Innovation and New Economy
Published: November, 2009
Document type:Presentation

European Commission, Brussels, November 12, 2009

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