Resources: Other

PBE study reveals the crippling cost of lung disease in the UK

15 Mar 2017

PBE report “Estimating the Economic Burden of Respiratory Illness in the UK” for the British Lung Foundation breaks down the cost of respiratory health to the NHS and to society.

Supporting CMV Action to design a research brief

7 Dec 2016

CMV Action approached PBE in order to conduct research into the economic effects of treating Cytomegalounis, one of the main causes of childhood disability in the UK. This will provide an evidence base for further research, awareness and fundraising.

Looking at the impact of volunteers in child palliative care for the True Colours Trust

22 Nov 2016

Pro Bono Economics was asked by The Royal Foundation and True Colours Trust to consider if their available data can help to answer a number of questions about the service. This information will be used to assess whether it is feasible to scale up the pilot.

Helping Silverfit plan a roadmap to evaluating their services

31 Oct 2016

PBE has worked with Silverfit to produce a data collection programme that will help the charity to demonstrate the economic success of their service, offering fitness services to people over the age of 45.

Helping the British Red Cross better evaluate confidence in First Aid trainees

12 Oct 2016

The British Red Cross sought out PBE for statistical expertise in checking data and methodology to measure the success of its first aid training programme.

Helping Breast Cancer Care design a research brief

27 Jul 2016

We advised Breast Cancer Care as to how they could undertake an economic analysis of their ‘Moving Forward’ programme, supporting those affected by breast cancer post-treatment.

Friends of the Elderly: advice on the value of their home support service

29 Feb 2016

PBE helped Friends of the Elderly demonstrate the cost effectiveness of the work of their Home Support Workers, in terms of preventing certain traumas affecting elderly people and thus reducing possible hospital admissions.

Advice to the Mo Farah Foundation

7 Nov 2014

Tom Aldred, an economist at HM Treasury and keen runner, advised the Mo Farah Foundation on behalf of PBE as to how they could collect data to measure the impact of their work to increase physical activity in young people as part of their Motivate Hounslow project.

Advice on estimating impact of solar lighting for SolarAid

28 Feb 2014

PBE helped SolarAid , who work across Africa to promote a market for sustainable solar lighting equipment as an alternative to kerosene lamps, to build a research base to calculate the macroeconomic impact of solar lighting.

Considering the sugary drinks industry for Sustain

11 Feb 2014

Sustain: The alliance for better food and farming approached PBE to discover if a tax increase, intended to lead to improved health outcomes for children, would have a detrimental effect on the soft drinks industry.

Advice to Foundations UK

9 Dec 2013

Foundations UK has worked with PBE in order to evaluate the public and economic value of their Step Forward to health programme.

Assisting the Maternal Mortality Campaign

6 Jul 2011

Helping The Maternity Mortality Campaign collect and interrogate data.