Publications in: Consumer behaviour and protection

Voluntary Food Labelling Schemes Study

Sector:Regulators and government
Client:EC DG SANCO
Published: January, 2014
Document type:Report

This market study for the European Commission included a pan-European behavioural experiment to test consumer willingness to pay for products associated with voluntary food labelling schemes. The study also included a web sweep of voluntary food labelling scheme in Europe, a consumer survey and assessment of schemes performance with the requirements of the 2010 Commission […]

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Lotteries in Europe

Sector:Consumer behaviour and protection
Published: November, 2013
Document type:Presentation

2013 EL Sustainable Gambling Conference, Sports Integrity in Europe and the Role of Lotteries, 12 November 2013 – Brussels.

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Lotteries in Europe

Sector:Consumer behaviour and protection
Client:European Lotteries
Published: November, 2013
Document type:Report

The note published by European Lotteries first describes recent EU27 trends in the value of the sales of lottery products  and gross gambling revenue (the value of the sales of lottery products and prizes paid to buyers of such lottery products). Next it underlines the significant contribution of lotteries to society in terms of taxes […]

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A European Single Point of Contact

Sector:Consumer behaviour and protection
Published: June, 2013
Document type:Presentation

Presentation of Study to the Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection, 27 June 2013, Brussels

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Living Standards in the EU After the Financial Crisis – UK Records Among the Largest Declines

Sector:Consumer behaviour and protection
Published: April, 2013
Document type:LE publication (working papers and economic briefs)

This LE Europe’ Noteworthy Statistics Briefing investigates the change in living standards across the EU27 following the financial crisis, using the latest data made available by Eurostat. The analysis focuses on two measures of standards of living: the median equivalised disposable income and the severe material deprivation rate.

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Research on EU Product Labelling

Sector:NGOs and consumer advocacy
Client:EC DG Energy
Published: December, 2012
Document type:Report

This study by LE Europe, Ipsos MORI and AEA investigated the possibility of creating a product label which provides consumers with information about the environmental lifecycle performance of products (televisions, washing machines and light bulbs). The information may be added to the current EU Energy Efficiency label. Pan-European behavioural experiments  were used in conjunction with […]

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Behavioural Biases and Consumer Detriment

Sector:Regulators and government
Published: May, 2012
Document type:Presentation

International Conference on Financial Services, Hamburg, 10th May 2012

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Quality of Services and Consumers’ Needs: Recent Evidence from France

Sector:Regulatory economics
Published: June, 2011
Document type:Presentation

19th CPDE, CRRI, Jersey, June 2011.

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Study on Consumers’ Postal Practices and Socio-economic Needs in Terms of the Quality and Provision of the Priority Postal Service

Sector:Regulatory economics
Client:ARCEP and DGCIS of Ministry of Economiy, Finance and Industry
Published: June, 2011
Document type:Report

The study focuses on the postal practices and needs of households and businesses, especially SMEs. The first part of the study examines the extent to which the postal service is important to users, the users’ knowledge of postal products, their current postal practices, their sensitivity to the time it takes for a postal product to […]

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Competition-promoting Consumer Behaviour

Sector:Market studies
Client:Danish Competition and Consumer Authority
Published: March, 2011
Document type:Report

The Danish Competition and Consumer Authority (DCCA) has published two reports analysing the interactions between consumer behaviour and competition in retail markets; one of which was written by LE Europe. The study undertaken by LE Europe analyses consumer behaviour during the purchasing processes and is based on a survey of 6,000 Danish consumers. The study […]

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