Tag Archives: ex-ante evaluation

Smart Regulation and Professional Services – September 2017

Client: European Parliament
Published: September, 2017

This  Briefing, prepared for the Internal Market and Consumer Protection Committee (IMCO) of the European Parliament, uses the smart Single Market regulation concept to assess the development of policy for professional services regulation, specifically the European Commission Communication on reform recommendations for regulation in professional services [COM(2017)8290 final].

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Smart Single Market Regulation – September 2015

Client: European Parliament
Published: September, 2015

This study proposes a consolidated governance system that would serve as a tool for smart Single Market regulation toward 2020 and beyond. It outlines areas for improvement in Single Market regulation through the adoption of performance-based policy concepts; and reviews the scope for making better use of the Single Market governance tools to improve the […]

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Performance-based Full Policy Cycle for the Digital Single Market

Client: European Parliament
Published: October, 2013

A benchmarking exercise of a number of Digital Single Market policy initiatives recently proposed by the European Commission against the performance-based policy model shows that the current policy development and assessment process could be improved markedly by following the performance-based policy model set out in the present study.

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Performance-based Full Policy Cycle for the Digital Single Market

Client: European Parliament
Published: October, 2013

A benchmarking exercise of a number of Digital Single Market policy initiatives recently proposed by the European Commission against the performance-based policy model shows that the current policy development and assessment process could be improved markedly by following the performance-based policy model set out in the present study. The key features of a performance-based full […]

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Implications of the European Commission’s Proposal for a General Data Protection Regulation for Business

Client: N/A
Published: October, 2013

Uncertainty about the final shape of the new EU Data Protection Regulation does not mask one fact – they will change how every organisation has to deal with personal information and the cost base and risk factors involved. Whether through the impact of new consent requirements or the need to employ a Data Protection Officer, […]

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A European Single Point of Contact

Client: European Parliament
Published: July, 2013

This research study for the European Parliament discusses the features and value added of a European single point of contact. The large number of European level online services combined with an extensive range of services at national level generates complexity in identification of the most appropriate services, and in understanding their different competencies. Such complexity […]

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Research on EU Product Labelling

Client: EC DG Energy
Published: December, 2012

This study by London Economics, 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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Economic Impacts of Increased Flexibility and Liberalisation in European Spectrum Management

Client: A Group of European Telecom Companies
Published: April, 2008

London Economics was commissioned by a group of European communications sector companies to carry out an independent review of the available evidence examining the costs and benefits of greater flexibility in the use of radio spectrum. This report sets out the findings of that review and is based on existing studies that examine the actual […]

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Impact Assessment of Implementing GHS (Globally Harmonised System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals) – Trade Effects

Client: EC DG Enterprise and Industry
Published: May, 2006

In July 2003, the Globally Harmonised System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) was formally adopted by the UN ECOSOC. Its aim is to bring together the major world classification and labelling (C&L) systems of chemicals (substances and preparations/mixtures) into a single new system. This part of the impact assessment provides empirical evidence on […]

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Empirical Analysis of Further Liberalisation in Norway

Client: LE Presentation
Published: June, 2004

12th Conference on Postal and Delivery Economics. Cork, Ireland. June 2-5, 2004.

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Study of the Consequences of Further Liberalisation of the Postal Market in Norway

Client: Norwegian Ministry of Transport and Communications
Published: December, 2003

This Report for the Norwegian Ministry of Transport and Communications provides consultancy advice on the consequences of further liberalisation of the postal market in Norway. The study evaluates the impact of postal liberalisation, based on qualitative analysis and quantitative modelling. Under each of the models, we assess the impacts on liberation across various scenarios, ranging […]

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