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Cambridge Econometrics: Financial Times leading management consultants 2021

Cambridge Econometrics is pleased to announce that it has been named as one of the UK’s leading management consultants by the Financial Times. The company was awarded bronze in the Data Analytics & Big Data category as well as, for the first time, the Public & Socia...

Ten point plan: good for the economy but not far enough for net zero goal

According to recent analysis produced by Cambridge Econometrics for the Prince of Wales’s Corporate Leaders Group (CLG), the UK Government’s Ten Point Plan is good for the economy, growing GDP and providing more jobs. However, the current emissions target of the Ten Point Pla...

2030 ban on polluting cars could create over 30,000 jobs and provide £4.2bn boost to the economy

2030 ban on polluting cars could create more than 30,000 new jobs and provide £4.2bn boost to economy, a Cambridge Econometrics report published by Greenpeace UK finds. Bringing forward the date from which new petrol, diesel and hybrid cars and vans can no longer be sold in t...

Green Recovery plans more effective than return-to-normal stimulus

New analysis, commissioned by the We Mean Business coalition and conducted by Cambridge Econometrics, shows that green recovery plans boost income, employment and GDP better than return-to-normal stimulus measures, with the added benefit of reducing emissions. In all geographi...

China’s net zero ambition could boost GDP by 5% during this decade

Xi Jinping’s surprise announcement at the UN General Assembly this week could boost the country’s GDP by as much as 5% during this decade analysis by Cambridge Econometrics shows. The massive scale of investment needed to achieve the target not only leads to an increase in...

New global project to explore potential of land use sector to enhance CO2 uptake

The potential for agriculture, forestry, and other land use sectors to enhance the uptake of CO2 from the atmosphere is the subject of a new research project, LANDMARC. Funded by the European Commission Horizon 2020 fund, the nineteen LANDMARC consortium partners, including Ca...

Glenn Athey joins Cambridge Econometrics

Glenn Athey joins Cambridge Econometrics today as Principal Consultant, responsible for business development and project delivery for the company’s Regions, Cities & Local Areas work stream. He will be based at the Group’s headquarters in Cambridge, UK. Phil Summerton,...

China-Britain relationship directly supports more than 100,000 British jobs

A report published today by Cambridge Econometrics, for the China-Britain Business Council, finds that trade, foreign direct investment (FDI), tourism and expenditure by Chinese students support over 100,000 full-time equivalent (FTE) jobs in the UK. The report UK jobs depende...

Green stimulus package together with a VAT rate cut could lead the UK out of recession in 2021

Analysis by global economics consultancy Cambridge Econometrics shows that if the UK government invested a relatively modest £11bn in a package of green measures, combined with a reduction in VAT from 20% to 15%, this could lift the economy out of a potential recession in 2021. ...

Czech Republic retains top spot on EU skills ranking

Today the European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training (Cedefop) released the latest version of the European Skills Index (ESI), which allows policy makers to compare and contrast different skills systems across the EU. The tool allows policy makers to learn best...