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HOW OPEN DATA COULD TRANSFORM THE ECONOMICS OF FINANCIAL SERVICES
Antti Lemberg, Laura Petschnig, Paul Cullum, and Phil Sneade from Frontier’s Financial Services team, presented today at the MoneyLIVE Retail Banking Summit 2018 to a diverse audience from the banking and fintech community across Europe.
PUTTING NUMBERS ON A REVOLUTIONARY TECHNOLOGY
FRONTIER EVALUATES RECENT CHILDCARE POLICY DEVELOPMENTS
BEHAVIOURAL ANALYTICS IN REGULATION
WELL-DESIGNED AUCTIONS CAN PROMOTE GREEN ENERGY AND AVOID LAWSUITS
WHAT COMPARISON SHOPPING TELLS US ABOUT ANDROID
BERLIN SHOULD RETHINK ITS SINGLE AIRPORT STRATEGY
A new Frontier study, published today, finds that the Scottish Government will meet its target to reduce smoking prevalence to 5% or below of Scotland’s adult population by 2044. The government’s ambition, set out in the 2013 Tobacco Control Strategy, is to achieve this target, which it describes as creating a ‘tobacco free generation of Scots’, by 2034.
Her Majesty’s Treasury (HMT) is the guardian of how all appraisal and evaluation is undertaken by the UK government. Its “Green Book” aims to ensure that a consistent approach is adopted by all parts of the public sector. Such is the status of this guidance that it has remained unchanged for 15 years, despite significant advances in economic thinking and in the economy of the UK.
The Mexican telecommunications regulator, the Federal Institute of Telecommunications (IFT), has today approved and published the Final Functional Separation Plan of the wholesale business of fixed-line operator Telmex.
A DATA DISSECTION OF THE ACADEMY AWARDS
David Bothe, Associate Director at Frontier Economics in Cologne, gave a presentation on the future of mobility at the International Engine Conference in Baden-Baden, Germany today.
Shareholders of both Tesco and Booker have today voted in favour of the proposed £4.1 billion merger of their businesses. The result gives the go ahead for Tesco, the UK’s largest grocery retailer, and Booker, the UK’s largest wholesaler, to merge to form the UK’s largest food group.
Claire Thornhill, Manager in Frontier’s Energy Practice, presented today at the Northern Ireland Fuel Poverty Coalition Conference. She spoke about a ‘Buildings Energy Infrastructure Programme’ which aims at achieving major energy savings in UK homes.
The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has today announced a ‘Call for Input’ on using technology to achieve smarter regulatory reporting.
Jens Perner, Associate Director at Frontier Economics, presented a study on the future costs of synthetic gas and liquid fuels at an event organized by Agora Energiewende and Agora Verkehrswende in Berlin today. The study, commissioned by Agora, examines the long-term (to 2050) costs of producing and transporting synthetic methane (power-to-gas) and liquid fuels (power-to-liquids) from regions such as North Africa, the Middle East and Iceland.
A VIEW ON THE YEAR AHEAD
Global Competition Review (GCR) has today published its nominations of anti-trust cases, lawyers, economists and enforcers for the GCR Awards 2018. Frontier’s economists advised on five of the merger control and litigation matters that have been nominated for awards, across Europe as well as the Asia-Pacific region.
Two Frontier studies have been published today by innogy SE, a subsidiary of the German energy company RWE. The studies analyse the current and future framework for decarbonising the German economy.