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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 ...

Welsh library study reveals lower costs and higher quality systems

An independent evaluation of the Wales Higher Education Libraries Forum shared library management system published today uncovers the benefits of collaboration. The report “Evaluating the benefits of the WHELF consortial approach to a library management system (LMS)” commi...

The economic costs of failing to protect the environment

A report published by WWF this week that draws on our research finds that inadequate long-term management of UK water supply and demand between now and 2050 could leave the UK vulnerable to a drought which costs the economy £35bn (1%) in lost GDP and a loss of 354,000 jobs. I...

Transport ‘revolution’ worth £28bn to the UK by 2035

The key findings of a study  published today by the Transport Systems Catapult (TSC), estimates the market for Connected and Autonomous Vehicles (CAVs) in the UK at £28bn in 2035, capturing 3% of the £907bn global market. The research, carried out by Cambridge Econometrics ...