Economic Reviews & Forecasts

Valletta Cruise Port Research Study

An update of the economic research study to estimate the direct contribution of the Cruise Liner Industryto Government Revenue in Malta which E-Cubed Consultants Ltd had conducted on its behalf in 2013 and 2014.The study was based on a wider sample of cruise liner visits which allowed for a more detailed and accurate estimate of […]

Administrative Costs of EU Cohesion Policy

National Expert  for Malta: The report assesses how much manpower and costs are needed to administer EU Cohesion Policy, at the national policy level, programme management, programme certification and programme audit. A number of interviews were conducted to elicit the required data.

Report on the Single Market and the EU2020 Process: Green Paper on Consumer Collective Redress

Drafting of an expert opinion on the Single Market and the EU2020 process: Green Paper on Consumer Collective Redress, which was consequently adopted by the Council.

Impact Assessment of Revision in Water and Electricity Tariffs

A microeconomic exercise on the impacts on households and business of proposed increases in electricity and water tariffs. This entailed the use of individual household- and business-level database to evaluate impacts on disposable income and value added, subject to the estimation and use of demand functions to allow for income and price elasticity responses.

Economic and Financial Impact Assessment of Operating the Delimara Power Station with Alternative Types of Fuel

Evaluation of the financial and economic costs of utilising different types of fuel in an extension of the major power plant in Malta. Financial cost and cost recovery implications, as well as social cost effects using appropriate shadow price measures were utilised in the study. Emphasis was made on scenario analysis to consider the implications […]