Press & events

BBC News: Skylon ‘spaceplane Economics Stack Up’ – 29 May 2014

May 29, 2014

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 […]

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Two 1-week Work Experience Positions in August 2014

March 25, 2014

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 […]

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General Insurance Add-ons Market Study

March 11, 2014

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  

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OECD Publication Regulatory Policy and Behavioural Economics

March 4, 2014

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 […]

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Appointment to Expert Panel on Diamond Review of Higher Education Funding and Student Finance Arrangements in Wales

February 19, 2014

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 […]

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London Economics Are Moving

February 5, 2014

London Economics are moving offices. From Monday 3rd March 2014, London Economics will be based at Somerset House in London.

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An Analysis of Smoking Prevalence in Australia

November 25, 2013

Read London Economics’ Report and Press Release on smoking prevalence in Australia.

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