Publications

The Impact of UK Public Investments in UKAEA Fusion Research – December 2020

Client: Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy
Published: November, 2020

London Economics was commissioned by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy to undertake an independent impact evaluation of nuclear fusion research at the Culham Centre for Fusion Energy. The study objective was to assess the costs and benefits of fusion research at Culham to date. Specifically, the study sought to: i) generate evidence […]

Lost Learning, Lost Earnings – October 2020

Client: The Sutton Trust
Published: October, 2020

London Economics were commissioned by the Sutton Trust to assess the economic impact of school closures and subsequent learning loss. This study combines an analysis of the Labour Force Survey, the lost learning due to school closures between March and July 2020, and the unequal experiences depending on socio-economic background to estimate the potential impact […]

Use of Distributed Ledger Technologies to Verify the Provenance of Goods – October 2020

Client: Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy
Published: 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 […]

Commercial Space Surveillance and Tracking Market Study – September 2020

Client: UK Space Agency
Published: September, 2020

London Economics was commissioned by the UK Space Agency (UKSA) to undertake a study investigating the current and future state of the commercial space surveillance and tracking market. The report provides a qualitative view of the development of the industry highlighting potential risks and opportunities for the UK, plus provides a quantitative estimate of the […]

Covid-19 in Welsh Care Homes – Update 2 September 2020

Client: N/A
Published: September, 2020

This is a one page briefing that summarises the latest weekly data from Care Inspectorate Wales on Covid-19 and other deaths of Welsh care home residents. Previous updates and other COVID-19 publications are available here.  

AI for Services – September 2020

Client: Knowledge Transfer Network
Published: September, 2020

Artificial Intelligence (AI) and other data technologies are set to impact almost every sector of the economy, bringing significant opportunities for UK businesses. Across the accountancy, insurance and legal sectors, AI and data have the potential to transform the way businesses interact with customers, deliver better and more personal products and services, and bring systemic […]

Covid-19 in Welsh Care Homes – Update 4 August 2020

Client: N/A
Published: August, 2020

This is a one page briefing that summarise the latest weekly data from Care Inspectorate Wales on Covid-19 and other deaths of Welsh care home residents. Previous updates and other COVID-19 publications are available here.    

Why Do People Purchase Electric Vehicles? – August 2020

Client: N/A
Published: 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.

Covid-19 in Welsh Care Homes – Update 18 August 2020

Client: N/A
Published: August, 2020

This is a one page briefing that summarises the latest weekly data from Care Inspectorate Wales on Covid-19 and other deaths of Welsh care home residents. Previous updates and other COVID-19 publications are available here.

Untangling the OneWeb Web

Client: N/A
Published: August, 2020

On July 3rd 2020, the British government committed $500m to successfully acquire a 45% stake in OneWeb[i], a company whose ambitions for mass constellation broadband were thwarted by Chapter 11 bankruptcy in March.[ii] The size of the taxpayer commitment, uncertainties over the commercial and technical feasibility of OneWeb and its strategic alignment with UK space […]