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Market Analysis Ltd is an economics consulting group specializing in competition policy, regulatory reform and market design. Drawing on the expertise of leading academic economists in Europe and the Americas, we advise private companies and public sector organisations in regulatory inquiries, competition policy cases and auction strategy and design. Established in 1995, Market Analysis has an unrivalled reputation for applying leading-edge economic analysis to the challenges faced by firms and policy-makers in the UK, Europe and internationally. We have advised clients in many of the most high-profile regulatory inquiries and competition policy cases of recent years.
News & publications
The UK’s Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) has proposed a design for Britain’s first electricity generation capacity auction to be held 2014 for delivery of new capacity in 2018/19. Further auctions will be held in 2017 and subsequent years. The purpose of these auctions is to ensure that there is always sufficient generation capacity available to meetMarch 1, 2014
A recent interview with David Harbord “Can renewable energy kick-start Colombian ecotourism?“, published by Business News Americas on 31 January 2014, discusses the creation of a nonprofit foundation Ferdescol (Fundacion de Energias Renovables y Desarrollo Sostenible en Comunidades Colombianas) by Market Analysis Ltd. in collaboration with Baker & McKenzie S.A.S. Its purpose is to promote renewable energy and sustainable development projects inFebruary 6, 2014
An interview with David Harbord “Is Colombia stunting renewable energy growth?“ was published in Business News Americas on 17 January 2014. The interview discusses the results of our report “Private Investment in Wind Power in Colombia“ published in July 2012. An article – “Wind can tame Colombia’s El Nino power scourge, says analyst” – accompanying the interview appeared on theJanuary 20, 2014
A new paper “Efectos de la Reduccion de Tarifas de Terminacion Movil en el Bienestar en el Mercado de las Telecomunicaciones de Mexico“ by David Harbord and Steffen Hoernig was published in El Trimestre Economico, Vol. LXXX (3) julio-septiembre de 2013, pp. 651-686. The paper reports our estimates of the potential welfare gains from reducing mobile termination rates in Mexico,September 14, 2013
Market Analysis Ltd is setting up a new charitable foundation - Ferdescol – to promote renewable energy and sustainable development projects in remote Colombian communities. Despite Colombia’s emergence as one of Latin America’s most robust economies over the past decade, many rural areas remain undeveloped and bereft of basic infrastructure. Ferdescol’s initial aims are to provide solar panels and a water desalinization plant to a small community of indigenous Wayuu families living in Colombia’s northern Guajira department. The international law firm Baker & McKenzie is supporting us with pro bono legal services.