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Policy Reports

I only list here those reports that were placed in the public domain.  Where possible I have added links to help the reader find these on the WWW:

The Economics of Standardization: An Update, Report for the Department of Business, Innovation and Skills (2010)

The Economic Rationale for a National Design Policy, Report for Department of Business, Innovation and Skills (2010)

International Standards and Trade: A Review of the Empirical Literature, OECD Trade Policy Working Paper (2010)

The Economics of Metrology and Measurement, Report for the National Measurement Office and Department of Business, Innovation and Skills (2009)

Innovators and the Research Base: An Exploration using the 4th Community Innovation Survey, DIUS Research Report 09/10 (2009)

Complementarities between Innovation Activities: An Exploration Using CIS4, Report for Science & Innovation Analysis, Department of Trade and Industry (June 2007, Revised January 2008)

“Universities and Business Innovation”, contribution to DTI Occasional Paper No. 6, Innovation in the UK - Indicators and Insights, DTI (July 2006)

(with Daniel Birke) How do Creativity and Design Enhance Business Performance?, Report for Department of Trade and Industry Strategy Unit (August 2005)

(with P. Temple, K. Blind, A. Jungmittag, C. Spencer, R. Witt)  The Empirical Economics of Standards, DTI Economics Paper no.12, London: Department of Trade and Industry (June 2005)

(with P. Temple, C. Spencer) A New Applications Mapping Model for NMS Programmes, Report to Department of Trade and Industry: National Measurement System Directorate (November 2003)

(with B. Tether) Sourcing Science: The use by Industry of the Science Base for Innovation, Report to Department of Trade and Industry: Innovation, Economics, Statistics and Evaluation Division (August 2003)

Engineering Economics: A Feasibility Study, Report to Department of Trade and Industry: Innovation, Economics, Statistics and Evaluation Division (November 2002)

Innovative Businesses and the Science and Technology Base: An Analysis Using CIS3 Data, Report for Department of Trade and Industry, Innovation, Economics, Statistics and Evaluation Division (October 2002)

The Economics of Standardization, Report for Department of Trade and Industry, Standards and Technical Regulations Directorate (December 2000).  [The list of references for this report are available as a separate file here.]

The Economics of Measurement, Report for Department of Trade and Industry, National Measurement System Policy Unit (May 1999).

The Economic Benefits of Chemical Measurement, Report for Laboratory of the Government Chemist (December 1997)

(with N. Pandit and T. Watts)  Case Study of VR Application:  MISTVR  Report to DTI Communications and Information Industries Directorate (1997)

(with N. Pandit and T. Watts)  Case Study of VR Application: Virtual Production Planner, Report to DTI Communications and Information Industries Directorate (1997)

(with assistance from A. Dale) Putting Innovation on The Curriculum: Evaluation of the ESRC Innovation Training Materials Programme, Report for ESRC Postgraduate Training Division (March 1997)

Quality and Competitiveness, Report to Cabinet Office, Competitiveness Division (1996)

The Economic Value of Publicly Funded Basic Research, Report to Department of Trade and Industry , Technology and Innovation Division (1996)

"Memorandum Submitted by London Business School", Published in Report of the House of Commons Science and Technology Committee, Volume III, pp. 1-10, London: HMSO (1994)

Economic Analysis of Government Involvement in Inward Technology Transfer, Report to Department of Trade and Industry (1989)

(with R. Bowles and M. Cave)  An Economic Appraisal of Subscription Television, Home Office (February 1986)

(with M. Cave)   The Effects on Advertising Revenues of Allowing Advertising on BBC Television, HMSO (November 1985)