19.01.2017 – Thames Water Report

Thames Water published Economic Insight’s report Household retail input price inflation at PR19, which assesses how input price inflation could be treated within household (HH) retail at PR19.  The overall aim of this report is to support the development of a methodology for the next price control. Our report can be downloaded from the publications…

06.01.2017 – Economic Insight nominated for Who’s Who Legal Future Competition Leaders (economist category) award

Economic Insight Directors, James Harvey and Sam Williams, have both been nominated for the Who’s Who Legal Future Competition Leaders (economist category) award.  These prestigious nominations for James and Sam reflect their close involvement in some of the most high profile competition law cases over the last year – and Economic Insight’s growing reputation in…

20.12.2016 – European Competition Law Review

The European Competition Law Review has published an article by Madeleine Matos and James Harvey “Experimenting on consumers”.  The article explores how different types of social information can influence consumer behaviour, using a lab-based economic experiment.  It is available for download in the publications section of this website.

16.12.2016 – FCA publishes Occasional Paper on Behaviour and Compliance in Organisations

The UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has today published its Occasional Paper 24: Behaviour and Compliance in Organisations.  This paper discusses the factors that influence effective compliance and provides suggestions for how regulators and firms can improve levels of compliance.  Chris Pickard, a Senior Consultant at Economic Insight, co-authored this paper while at the FCA.…

07.12.2016 – TSC Appointment

Transport Systems Catapult Limited (TSC) has commissioned Economic Insight to deliver a high-impact analysis of future Intelligent Mobility (IM) supply chains.  The aim of this project is to forecast the impact of IM on future transport supply chains using the analogy method, which assumes that phenomena observed in other industries or markets will be comparable…

29.11.2016 – Ofwat Report

Ofwat has today published Economic Insight’s report Future Customer Service Incentive for Water.  This report was written in association with specialist consumer insight firm Caroline Thompson Associates.  It considers how to provide water companies with incentives to improve their customer service levels.  It specifically focuses on how a new incentive mechanism should approach measuring, evaluating…