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Spotlight on Economist Dr Dora Fazekas

Hungarian Economist Dr Dora Fazekas

Dora has recently been appointed Managing Director, Hungary. 

Here she tells us what it’s like opening a new office, what she loves about her particular field of economics and reveals that she’s something of an entrepreneur …
Tell us about your role at Cambridge Econometr…

E3ME, endogenous money and Modern Monetary Theory (MMT)

Endogenous Money Modern Monetary Theory (MMT) E3ME

Unlike most other macroeconomic models, ours (E3ME) includes endogenous money as a core feature (including borrowing by government). 

This difference is important because it allows us to best predict outcomes that might be encountered by our clients.  Find out how…

We…

International Women’s Day – spotlight on economist Rachel Beaven, Director at CE

Economist

Just over one third of our economists are women here at Cambridge Econometrics.  Whilst we have some way to go to achieve gender parity we are bucking the trend. 

The proportion of women studying economics at university in the UK is falling – down from around 30% in the 200…

Taxing food and fuel – impacts on poorer households

It is now widely acknowledged that decarbonisation will not be possible without putting a price on carbon. Some economists (and most modellers outside Cambridge Econometrics) even suggest that a carbon price would be sufficient to meet carbon targets.

But in the UK there is a …

(Never) mind the gap!

It is nearly four years since the inception of the Northern Powerhouse. Has the performance gap between the Greater South East and the rest of England narrowed? 

In short, no. Recent newspaper articles such as the following refer to the persistence of the gap between the nor…

Trump tariffs will not bring back coal

When President Trump announced a tariff on imports of solar panels (which came into effect on 7th February) we immediately ran some figures through our macroeconomic model to assess the impact that the policy might have on the US energy system.

Our analysis shows that Trump’…

Does Productivity Necessarily Increase with City Size?

In his second guest blogpost Ron Martin, Professor of Economic Geography, University of Cambridge explores whether the productivity of Britain’s northern cities would improve by substantially expanding their size, or seeking to merge them into a single very large city. 

O…