Economic Insight has conducted a market study of the non-household water retail sector. Our report identifies why sub-optimal outcomes may be arising and makes recommendations as to how the market could be improved.
Economic Insight is supporting South East Water in relation to the effect of Covid-19 on one of its outcome delivery incentives (ODIs).
We are delighted to announce that Economic Insight will be sponsoring the upcoming Westminster Business Forum.
A case management conference (CMC) is being held on 5th and 6th May in relation to the on-going trucks cartel litigation. Economic Insight are the economic advisors to the Dawsongroup claimants, who are being heard in this case.
Economic Insight sets out a summary of the CMA’s redetermination of the PR19 price control for four companies, along with our reflections on the implications for economic regulation.
Economic Insight has been commissioned by SP Energy Networks to help develop Output Delivery Incentives for its RIIO-ED2 business plan. As a key part of the RIIO framework, these mechanisms will incentivise companies to deliver what really matters for customers.
Economic Insight has been commissioned by Severn Trent Water to carry out a research project to better understand the drivers of flooding incidents. Economic Insight will complement Severn Trent Water’s own internal bottom-up hydraulic modelling with a top-down econometric analysis, modelling flooding incidents against a number of variables including rainfall, river levels, and the placement of assets both within and outside of management control.
Two of our consultants, Sarah Barker and Marie Theres Kraihammer, have written an article on the economics of mitigation by means of cost reduction. They find that analysis that explores cost mitigation may point to misleading conclusions if it is not based on economic theory. Therefore, competition authorities should give careful consideration to the economics underpinning this form of mitigation. Read Article
Our regulation experts, led by director Sam Williams, recently assisted Heathrow Airport Limited (HAL) in the Civil Aviation Authority’s (CAA’s) consideration of the strategic response to the impact of COVID-19 on the regulated airport.
We are delighted to announce that one of our Senior Consultants, Madeleine Matos, will be speaking at the Westminster Business Forum on Wednesday 10th February 2021. She will be discussing the way forward in the insurance market following the recent FCA proposals.
Economic Insight has been commissioned by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport to carry out a mixed method research project to better understand the financial sustainability of the UK press sector. DCMS leads on media policy within the UK, which includes supporting a sustainable and world-leading press sector (including national, regional and local news, both in print and online). Our primary and secondary research will help inform policy in this area and enrich the evidence base.
We are pleased to announce that Economic Insight has been appointed to the Economic Services Panel of the Hong Kong Competition Commission. We look forward to working with the Commission on future competition-related issues.