Read our latest expert client reports and insight opinion pieces on key economics issues.
REPORT: Drivers of firm relocation in the UK
The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) commissioned Economic Insight to study why firms of different types choose to relocate some or all of their business functions in the modern UK economy.
James Harvey, one of our Directors, discusses the implications of the Coty judgment for online selective distribution and platform bans from an economics perspective in Wile E. Coty, published by Concurrences.
REPORT: Transience as a Driver of Household Retail Costs
Thames Water commissioned Economic Insight to consider the extent to which population transience (transience) – the propensity of people to migrate – drives water companies’ household (HH) retail costs.
INSIGHT: I Fought the Law (Society) and the Law Won
In November 2016, the Competition Appeals Tribunal (CAT) heard the first competition law litigation case to be brought under the new Fast Track Procedure (FTP), as introduced under the Consumer Rights Act 2015.
We were commissioned by The Office of Manpower Economics (OME) to review existing literature on different workplace rewards in the public sector, to help understand the relative value to employees, whilst focusing on workforces covered by Pay Review Bodies.
Published by The European Competition Law Review, Madeleine Matos and James Harvey explore how different types of social information can influence consumer behaviour, using a lab-based economic experiment.
James Harvey discusses how conducting experiments can be a useful technique for companies to find out what services their customers want and what they are willing to pay for them in an article for Utility Week – Testing the waters.
REPORT: Unregulated legal service providers – Understanding supply-side characteristics
The Legal Services Board (LSB) asked Economic Insight to analyse the supply-side characteristics of unregulated providers in the wills and estate administration, divorce and intellectual property areas.
INSIGHT: New markets: short term costs and long term gains
The Water Report has published an article by Sam Williams “New markets: short term costs and long term gains” discussing how the nature of costs incurred in liberalised markets can differ from those in regulated monopoly markets.