Press & events

Incentives to Innovate in “product Ecosystems” – June 2021

June 16, 2021

Article link Restrictive practices by digital ecosystems have become an area of significant concern for competition enforcement theory and practice. Two such practices have received particular attention: restrictions to openness and restrictions to interoperability. This independent article by London Economics Partner, Dr Paula Ramada, explores the role of these restrictions in “product ecosystems”, i.e. ecosystems […]

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London Economics BBC Wales Interview – May 2021

May 15, 2021

Siôn Jones, Partner at LE, took part in an interview on 15th May 2021 about social care funding on the BBC Politics Wales programme. The programme is available here and the discussions are also reported on the BBC News website here.

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The Economic Headwinds Facing Higher Education Post Covid-19 – April 2021

April 11, 2021

London Economics were delighted to be asked by the Association of University Directors of Estates to provide a presentation at their 2021 annual conference on the economic headwind facing higher education post Covid-19. The presentation is available here.

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London Economics’ Analysis of Agenda for Change Pay Erosion

March 24, 2021

Following recent debate in relation to whether employees covered by the Agenda for Change (AfC) Framework have received a real terms pay cut since 2010-11, London Economics have produced a short analysis outlining the impact of inflation on the salaries received by AfC workers. Simply put, the analysis indicates that more than 1 million AfC […]

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London Economics’ Statement in Response to Comments by Health Secretary Matt Hancock

March 16, 2021

Following comments made by Mr Hancock to the Health Select Committee, London Economics released the following statement: “When asked today by the Health Select Committee whether the proposed 1% pay increase to Agenda for Change employees was a pay increase or a real-terms pay cut, the Secretary of State Mr Hancock stated that “inflation is […]

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Channel 4 Uses London Economics’ Analysis to Fact Check Nurses’ Pay Claims

March 11, 2021

Following the recommendation from the Government that NHS workers receive a 1% pay rise, and subsequent claims from Ministers that salaries for newly qualified nurses have gone up by more than 12 per cent in recent years, Channel 4 News have used analysis conducted by the London Economics Labour Market team in their fact checking […]

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Dr Charlotte Duke Joins Centrica Podcast

February 19, 2021

LE’s Dr Charlotte Duke joined Centrica – Power to the People – to discuss the connected home, the connected customer, the connected car. You can listen to the podcast here.

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Westminster Business Forum Policy Conference on Investment Management Reform – Behavioural Insights for Information Disclosure

December 11, 2020

James Suter presented LE’s behavioural research on consumer decision-making when choosing between investment funds at the Westminster Business Forum policy conference on investment management reform in the UK on 10th December 2020. You can view the presentation here.

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London Economics Partners with Argans to Tackle Climate Change

December 8, 2020

London Economics is pleased to announce a new partnership with satellite-based Earth Observation specialists, Argans, to develop commercially-focused products under the theme of ‘Earth Observation and Climate Change’ as part of the UK Space Agency’s £7 million National Space Innovation Programme (NSIP). London Economics’ and Argan’s project will assess the commercial and technical feasibility of using […]

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Podcast: Why Do People Purchase Electric Vehicles?

August 11, 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.

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