William Taylor

William Taylor is an economist at NERA Economic Consulting. He specialises in competition and regulatory economics, with a particular focus on areas where finance and economics intersect. He has advised regulated and unregulated firms on access pricing, cost of capital and asset valuation issues spanning sectors such as telecommunications, electricity distribution, ports, gas pipelines, postal networks and airports.

Uber surge pricing: “Sugar coated poison”? - The Dismal Science

Jul 30, 2014

A quite sensationalist headline on stuff this morning… “Uber app ‘sugar-coated poison’ – cabbies“. The head of the Taxi Federation is telling us that Uber is evil. Now Uber is a big threat to the traditional taxi business model so take these comments with a grain of salt. Particularly the fact that: The app is […]