Publications

Barriers to Entry in Belgium’s Electricity Generation Market

Sector:Competition, Regulation and Business
Client:N/A
Published: 2006
Document type:Staff publication

“Barriers to Entry in Belgium’s Electricity Generation Market”, in Van der Linden, J., (Ed.), “Reforming network industries: experiences in Europe and Belgium. Highlights of Conference ‘The Lisbon strategy: a motor for market reforms of the network industries’”. Federal Planning Bureau, Central Council for the Economy and European Economic and Social Committee, Brussels, 2006. Muller, P., Salsas, […]

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Evaluation of the National Top-Up to the EU School Milk Subsidy in England

Sector:Education and Labour Markets
Client:N/A
Published: December, 2005
Document type:Report

The report addresses the relevance, effectiveness and efficiency of the scheme; assesses the rationale for the National Top-Up scheme, including its suitability as a policy instrument for the consumption of milk by children in England; examines the effectiveness of the scheme in achieving its intended outcomes, giving consideration to the level and pattern of take-up […]

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Study on the Returns to Various Types of Investment in Education and Training

Sector:Education and Labour Markets
Client:N/A
Published: December, 2005
Document type:Report

London Economics were commissioned to undertake a large-scale project for the EU Directorate General for Education, Arts and Culture on the rates of returns to the investment necessary to achieve the Lisbon educational targets using the European Labour Force Survey. The study computed the private and social costs of achieving the Lisbon targets for different […]

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Project to Assess the Impact of the New EU Chemicals Strategy (REACH) and to Develop a Model – Economic Model and MatLab Code

Sector:Public Policy
Client:N/A
Published: September, 2005
Document type:

The report assesses the economic costs along the supply chain of the testing and registration phase of the new chemicals policy. The analysis includes an assessment of the impact on the prices of the chemical and of the products that successively use the chemical along the supply chain and how these changes in prices affect […]

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The Costs and Benefits of Integration of EU Mortgage Markets

Sector:Finance
Client:N/A
Published: August, 2005
Document type:Report

London Economics was commissioned by the European Commission – DG Internal Market and Services to study the costs and benefits of new initiatives that would lead to the full integration of markets for residential mortgages and home loans in the 25 EU Member States. The report estimates these costs and benefits and also assesses the […]

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Securities Trading, Clearing, Central Counterparties and Settlement in EU 25 – an Overview of Current Arrangements

Sector:Finance
Client:N/A
Published: June, 2005
Document type:Report

The report provides a description of the securities trading, clearing and settlement infrastructures of the cash equities and bonds markets in the 25 Member States of the EU (as of March 2005) and an assessment of the nature of the vertical agreements between the trading, clearing and settlement infrastructures.

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