Publications

IPID Consumer Testing and Design Work – August 2016

Client:ipid-consumer-testing-design-work-august-2016
Published: August, 2016
Document type:Report

EIOPA commissioned a consortium consisting of LE Europe, Ipsos MORI and Academy Design Partners to undertake consumer testing on the design of a standardised presentation format of an Insurance Product Information Document (IPID). The findings of the consumer testing, as presented in this report, were intended to assist EIOPA to reach a view on the […]

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The Danish Space Economy 2016 – June 2016

Sector:Space
Client:the-danish-space-economy-2016
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Document type:Report

The Danish Government commissioned LE Europe and Rambøll Management Consulting to support their work to develop Denmark’s first National Space Strategy. This report was the outcome of this work. It helped bridge the gap in the government’s understanding of the downstream space sector and provided the working group on the Government’s Space Strategy the supporting […]

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Behavioural Experiments and Consumer Policy – April 2016

Sector:Behavioural Economics
Client:behavioural-experiments-and-consumer-policy-april-2016
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Document type:Presentation

Dr Charlotte Duke spoke at the OECD Roundtable on behavioural insights  at the 91st session of the Committee on Consumer Policy (CCP). Charlotte discussed: Why are we observing such growth in the use of experiments in consumer policy making; What are the pitfalls to be aware of when using experiments in policy making; How may […]

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Analysis and Effects of the Different Member States’ Customs Sanctioning Systems

Sector:Public Policy
Client:analysis-and-effects-of-the-different-member-states-customs-sanctioning-systems
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Document type:Report

The Study provides an analysis of the effects of the present divergence of the customs sanctioning systems of the Member States of the EU, as well as of the proposal of the European Commission for a Directive to harmonise the customs infringements and sanctions. A number of conclusions and recommendations on the preferred model for […]

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The Economic and Societal Benefits Deriving from the Presence of Hyundai and Kia in Europe – January 2016

Sector:Public Policy
Client:the-economic-and-societal-benefits-deriving-from-the-presence-of-hyundai-and-kia-in-europe-january-2016
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Document type:Report

The report finds that over 308,000 people owe their jobs to the Hyundai and Kia business operations across the continent. The workforce employed directly by Hyundai and Kia and supported by their operations in the upstream and downstream markets consists of 78,000 individuals. In addition, 230,000 European workers are employed due to demand induced by […]

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The Economic and Societal Benefits Deriving from the Presence of Kia in Europe – January 2016

Sector:Public Policy
Client:the-economic-and-societal-benefits-deriving-from-the-presence-of-kia-in-europe-january
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Document type:Report

LE’s new report on the economic and societal impact of the presence of Kia in Europe finds that over 153,000 people owe their jobs to Kia’s business operations across the continent. Including customs duties, sales and corporation taxes, the report highlights Kia’s contribution of €934 million in taxes paid to governments across Europe during 2014, […]

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The Economic and Societal Benefits Deriving from the Presence of Hyundai in Europe – January 2016

Sector:Public Policy
Client:the-economic-and-societal-benefits-deriving-from-the-presence-of-hyundai-in-europe
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Document type:Report

LE’s new report on the economic and societal impact of the presence of Hyundai in Europe underlines the increased number of jobs attributed to the carmaker’s European operations. Including those employed directly at Hyundai facilities or indirectly in the supply chain, sales and distribution, some 155,000 people owe their jobs to Hyundai Motor, compared to […]

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Consumer Market Study on the Functioning of Legal and Commercial Guarantees for Consumers in the EU – December 2015

Sector:Behavioural Economics
Client:european-commission
Published: December, 2015
Document type:Report

This study for the European Commission explores how well markets for Legal and Commercial Guarantees (LCGs) operate for consumers in Europe. The study includes consumer surveys and behavioural experiments to investigate how well consumers understand LCGs. The study provides policy recommendations to remedy any shortcomings detected. In particular, the results of will be used to […]

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2015 SME Annual Report – November 2015

Sector:Public Policy
Client:2015-sme-annual-report-november-2015
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Document type:Report

The 2015 SME Annual Report prepared by LE Europe as part of the 2015 SME Performance Review (undertaken by a consortium comprising Carsa, DIW, DIW econ, Innova, LE Europe and PwC) shows that in 2014 in the EU28 SMEs as a group have increased their employment for the first time since the onset of the […]

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Consumer Testing Study of the Possible New Format and Content for Retail Disclosures of Packaged Retail and Insurance-based Investment Products – November 2015

Sector:Finance
Client:consumer-testing-study-of-the-possible-new-format-and-content-for-retail-disclosures-of-packaged-retail-and-insurance-based-investment-products
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Document type:Report

The European Commission commissioned LE Europe and Ipsos to undertake consumer testing of various ways of presenting information relating to Packaged Retail and Insurance‐based Investment Products (PRIIPs). The motivation for the study was to assess which particular format of Key Information Documents would best help consumers compare and select products for their investment needs. The […]

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