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Cambridge Econometrics completes ground-breaking two-year project for DG Energy

Improving the tools that economists use to analyse decarbonisation policies leads to better-informed policy. CE is therefore proud to have led a ground-breaking series of studies for the European Commission (DG Energy) to improve the way that macroeconomic models are used to a...

The Future of London: 2030 and beyond

London’s health, further education and skills systems are fragmented, complex and unlikely to deliver optimal outcomes unless more power is devolved to the city’s Mayor. This is according to London 2030 and beyond – a report from the King’s Commission on London, launch...

Transition to e-mobility could boost Europe’s growth and reduce air pollution but challenges remain

Europe could improve its net GDP and create 206,000 net additional jobs in 2030 through the transition from a mobility system fuelled with imported oil to one that is driven by renewable energy. The transition to e-mobility would allow the EU to cut its spending on oil import...

Cambridge Econometrics to assess potential economic benefits of the Oxbridge Expressway

As part of a larger consortium led by Jacobs, Cambridge Econometrics (CE) are leading the assessment of the potential wider economic benefits that would result from the completed Oxbridge Expressway. The study for Highways England will assess the extent to which the new infras...

Trump tariffs will not bring back coal

Our analysis shows that Trump’s tariff on solar panel imports will have little effect on: coal use carbon emissions; and the solar revolution (which will continue largely unchanged) Cambridge Econometrics have run some figures through its macroeconomic model to as...

Economic impact of Brexit revealed in new report

Cambridge Econometrics’ study ‘Preparing for Brexit’ published today by London Mayor Sadiq Khan represents a new insight into the local economic impacts of the UK’s exit from the European Union. The report, which is the first comprehensive assessment of Brexit across k...

Cambridge Econometrics commissioned to assess impact of Brexit on London

London Mayor, Sadiq Khan announced today that he has commissioned Cambridge Econometrics to carry out an evidence-based study looking at the impact on London’s economy of the UK leaving the European Union Customs Union and Single Market. The study for the Greater London Aut...

Electric vehicle ownership may increase future take-up of Solar PV

Cambridge Econometrics’ analysis for the European Commission, adopted last week by DG Justice, assesses how future residential solar PV (photovoltaic) capacity in the EU is likely to be affected by electric vehicle (EV) ownership and renewables policy. The study 'Residential...

Unlocking growth through local investment

The National Infrastructure Committee today launched Partnering for Prosperity, a report setting out how to maximise the potential of the Cambridge-Milton Keynes-Oxford arc. The report builds upon analysis delivered by CE and SQW last year. 1.8m people are currently employed i...

Smoothing the transition from fossil fuels to low carbon energy

Cambridge Econometrics is pleased to be participating in ENABLE.EU, a research project which aims to improve the understanding of consumer energy choices in transport, heating & cooling and electricity supply. Our role We will be modelling different scenarios to assess how ...