Public Sector Network Tender Alert


14180-2013: UK-London: Economic research services

The Financial Service Authority (the FSA) (and subsequently the FCA) seeks to establish a framework agreement for the provision of economic consultancy services, with a focus on microeconomic analysis of retail and wholesale financial markets. The framework, which is expected to have approximately five companies on it, is to deliver a wide range of services which includes, but will not be restricted to, the following:
- Economic analysis of market failures
- Competition analysis
- Cost-benefit analysis of regulation
- Analysis of consumer behaviour, including behavioural biases
- Analysis of specific retail and wholesale financial markets
The framework is expected to be established from May 2013 for four years and may also be utilised by the Bank of England and the Prudential Regulatory Authority (PRA)

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Financial Services Authority
25 The North Colonnade
For the attention of: Christopher Raven
E14 5HS London
Telephone: +44 2070661000
Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)
Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)
Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Contract value: Estimated value excluding VAT: Range: between 2 000 000 and 5 000 000 GBP

Published: 16 Jan 2013, Receipt by: 11 Feb 2013