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In a paper for Open Europe, Europe Economics considered the pros and cons of the European Union setting financial services regulation to apply to the UK. It is argued that some of the most material reasons why EU setting of financial regulation might have been to the net benefit of the UK, are unlikely to apply over the next few years.
The European Commission (DG Justice) has published a major empirical study carried out by Europe Economics on the problems that consumers experience with digital content services.
Europe Economics is pleased to have contributed to the evaluation of the National Children’s Bureau Young Inspectors Programme. This work was carried out under the auspices of Pro Bono Economics. The report includes both quantitative and qualitative assessment of the benefits of the scheme. This was a great opportunity to develop the use of economic evaluation techniques in the charitable sector.
ComReg has published Europe Economics' report on the costs and benefits of options to enable international access to Irish non-geographic numbers.
The City of London has published a report by Europe Economics on the value of Europe's international financial centres to the EU economy. The report demonstrates that the activities of international financial centres are not socially useless (or even socially destructive) and that the financial sector innovations are generally not destructive. International financial centres produce and contribute towards a whole host of socially useful functions that households, businesses and governments benefit from.