Publications

Study to Inform the Policy Review of the Aggregates Levy Sustainability Fund

Sector:Public Policy
Client:Department for the Environment and Rural Affairs
Published: April, 2006
Document type:Report

This study undertaken assesses the costs and benefits of completed and current projects funded by the Aggregates Levy Sustainability Fund Programme during the period 2004 to 2007. It also aims to investigate whether continued funding after 2007 would provide value for money and, if so, what activities should be funded.

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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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Putting Auction Theory to Work

Sector:Public Policy
Client:N/A
Published: 2006
Document type:Staff publication

Book review of Putting Auction Theory to Work by Paul Milgrom.  Published by Cambridge University Press, 2004. For The Australian Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, vol.49: 339 – 67, 2006. Duke, C.

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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:EC DG Education Arts and Culture
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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