The BBC Science correspondent, Jonathan Amos, reports on the findings of a study of the economic feasibility of SKYLON (a conceptual reusable single-stage-to-orbit spaceplane) and a SKYLON–based European Launch Service Operator (S-ELSO), validated by the London Economics Aerospace team. “It appears a feasible proposition, economically. That is the conclusion of a study that considered a […]
London Economics is also offering two 1-week work experience positions in August 2014 for students having completed by June 2014 the first year of A level or IB and planning to study economics at university. The application deadline for these two work experience positions is 30 April 2014. Interested students should send their CV and […]
The Financial Conduct Authority published its General Insurance Add-ons Market Study today. One of the key tools used in the study was a behavioural experiment by London Economics testing consumer reactions to the add-on mechanism http://www.fca.org.uk/news/general-insurance-add-ons-market-study
OECD publication Regulatory Policy and Behavioural Economics, reviews how governments internationally are applying behavioural economics and experiments to design and deliver better regulation, including recent examples of behavioural experiments by London Economics for the Office of Fair Trading in the UK exploring how price frames impact consumer behaviour, and the role of behavioural Economics at […]
Appointment to Expert Panel on Diamond Review of Higher Education Funding and Student Finance Arrangements in Wales
Dr Gavan Conlon, Head of London Economics’ Education and Labour markets team (see profile here) has been appointed as an expert Diamond Review of Higher Education Funding and Student Finance Arrangements in Wales. The statement about the inception of the Diamond Review from Huw Lewis , Minister for Education and Skills in Wales, is available […]
London Economics are moving offices. From Monday 3rd March 2014, London Economics will be based at Somerset House in London.