|Client:||Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy|
|Published:||2 October, 2020|
In 2018, London Economics were commissioned by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy to critically assess the use of distributed ledgers in sectors where they have already been trialled, developing an evidence base to help inform their use in the supply chains for different types of consumer products. The research programme comprised desk […]
|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.
|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. […]
|Published:||25 January, 2017|
The OECD has published its report on the use of Behavioural Economics in Consumer Policy. The report is informed by discussion at the OECD’s Behavioural Economics Roundtable, at which LE’s Dr Charlotte Duke was an invited speaker on her experience in using behavioural economics to test and design consumer policy.
|Client:||Financial Conduct Authority|
LE’s Charlotte Duke participated in the FCA symposium: competition analysis with realistic behaviour. This forum brought together senior thinkers, researchers and policy makers to discuss the promotion of competition in financial services. During the day, delegates focussed on the research being done on Behavioural Industrial Organisation (BIO).
Consumer Testing Study of the Possible New Format and Content for Retail Disclosures of Packaged Retail and Insurance-based Investment Products – November 2015
|Client:||EC DG Internal Market and Services|
|Published:||13 November, 2015|
The European Commission commissioned London Economics and Ipsos to undertake consumer testing of various ways of presenting information relating to Packaged Retail and Insurance‐based Investment Products (PRIIPs). The motivation for the study was to assess which particular format of Key Information Documents would best help consumers compare and select products for their investment needs. The […]