Tag Archives: impact assessment

LE Europe HE Fees and Funding Options in Ireland

Client: EC DG REFORM
Published: May, 2022

London Economics’ sister company, LE Europe, as part of the AARC Consortium (incorporating AARC, LE Europe and Indecon) were commissioned by the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Structural Reform Support (DG REFORM) to provide an analysis of the sustainability of higher education (HE) and further education and training (FET) in Ireland. The project’s general objective was […]

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Identifying Optimal Policy Making and Legislation – May 2019

Client: European Parliament
Published: May, 2019

This Briefing forms part of a programme of research commissioned by the Internal Market and Consumer Protection Committee of the European Parliament (‘the IMCO Committee’). The research programme has the aim of updating the study undertaken for the IMCO Committee in 2014 on the “Contribution of the Internal Market and Consumer Protection to Growth”. The […]

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Reducing Costs and Barriers for Businesses in the Single Market – February 2016

Client: European Parliament
Published: February, 2016

This  study was prepared by LE Europe for European Parliament Policy Department A at the request of the Internal Market and Consumer Protection Committee. It points out that reducing business costs and regulatory and market barriers is necessary to complete the Single Market. However, monitoring of barriers and costs in the EU is piecemeal and […]

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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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The Economic and Societal Benefits Deriving from the Presence of Hyundai and Kia in Europe (update)

Client: Hyundai Motor Company
Published: December, 2013

London Economics published updated figures on the contribution of Hyundai and Kia to the European economy. The key findings are: Almost 317,000 people owe their jobs to the presence of Hyundai and Kia in the European Union Hyundai and Kia contributed €2.1 billion in taxes and duties to European governments in 2012 The majority of […]

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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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GSA Releases 2013 Sat Nav Market Report (Issue 3)

Client: The European GNSS Agency (GSA)
Published: October, 2013

The European GNSS Agency (GSA) has published the third Global Satellite Navigation System (GNSS) Market Report. This third issue of the GSA’s annual report on the global GNSS market is based on an advanced forecasting model (the Market Monitoring and Forecasting Tool) developed and implemented by London Economics.

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

Client: Hyundai Motor Company
Published: February, 2013

The study highlights the contribution of Hyundai and Kia, two of the most successful car manufacturers operating in Europe, in a number of dimensions, namely: the contribution to employment and GDP; training and development of the labour force; the contribution to European R&D and innovation; the contribution to the development of the automotive supply chain […]

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Socio-economic Impacts – Evaluation of Norwegian Space Programs (with PwC)

Client: Ministry of Trade and Industry (Norway)
Published: July, 2012

An independent socio-economic impact assessment of Norway’s participation in the European Space Agency (ESA) and National Support Funds. Cost-Benefit Analysis (CBA) was employed based on EC impact assessment guidelines, established economic principles and international best practice (e.g. UK government HM Treasury’s Green Book). Quantified additive benefits comprise wages/salaries (income tax, value added tax, retailer sales […]

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GSA Releases 2012 Sat Nav Market Report

Client: The European GNSS Agency (GSA)
Published: May, 2012

The European GNSS Agency (GSA) has published the second Global Satellite Navigation System (GNSS) Market Report. This second issue of the GSA’s annual report on the global GNSS market is based on an advanced forecasting model (the Market Monitoring and Forecasting Tool) developed and implemented by London Economics.

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Regulation on the Approval and Market Surveillance of Two- or Three-wheeled Vehicles and Quadricycles

Client: European Parliament
Published: February, 2012

This study is a three-part impact assessment of amendments proposed by the IMCO Committee to three measures contained in the European Commission’s proposal for a “Regulation on the approval and market surveillance of two- or three-wheeled vehicles and quadricycles”. The first part concerns the fitting of an anti-lock braking system (ABS), the second part concerns […]

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McDonald’s Economic Footprint in Europe

Client: McDonalds
Published: November, 2011

This report examines McDonald’s economic footprint in Europe in terms of contribution to GDP growth, raw material sourcing, job creation and business opportunities via its franchising model. The analysis shows that McDonald’s continued to grow throughout the recession of 2007-09 and its growth has consistently exceeded EU GDP growth as well as the growth of […]

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Study on the Costs and Benefits of Different Policy Options for Mortgage Credit

Client: N/A
Published: March, 2011

The costs and benefits of potential changes in the following four mortgage policy areas are considered in the study, which was published by the European Commission on 31 March 2011: pre-contractual information, the definition of the annual percentage rate of charge, early repayment and responsible lending and borrowing. The approach to assessing the costs and […]

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