30.09.2017 – GCR Publication

The Global Competition Review (GCR) has published James Harvey’s overview on key competition economics issues in the UK.  This includes an overview on behavioural trials recommended by the UK Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) and considerations on interest claims in litigation. The article can be downloaded from the publications section of this website.

INSIGHT: United Kingdom Overview

James Harvey, a Director of Economic Insight, provides an overview on key competition economics issues in the UK in an article for the Global Competition Review (GCR).  This includes an overview on behavioural trials recommended by the UK Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) and considerations on interest claims in litigation.   Download: United Kingdom Overview

25.09.2017 – Three Report

Ofcom has published a report by Economic Insight on the consumer welfare effects of potential reforms to the mobile switching process in the UK.  The report, commissioned by Three Mobile, shows that total consumer welfare could be harmed if, under proposed reforms, losing providers can contact customers with ‘reactive save’ offers.  Instead, our work suggests…

INSIGHT: Four Practical Issues to Keep (at Least) One Eye on in 2018 – An Economist’s Perspective

James Harvey discusses four practical competition litigation issues to keep an eye on in 2018 in an article for the International Comparative Legal Guide to: Competition Litigation 2018.  These include measuring pass-on and interest rates, defining the right counterfactual and working with economists and other experts.   Download: Four Practical Issues to Keep (at Least)…