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US faces worst of both worlds: Paris climate agreement

In economic terms the US could end up with the worst of both worlds by leaving the Paris agreement, according to analysis currently being carried out by Cambridge Econometrics and Radboud University. With the rest of the world committed to moving towards a 2°C target, includ...

Brazil: the food, water, energy nexus

As the interdependencies between energy, food and water increase in complexity and the stakes become ever higher in terms of environmental protection and food security, so the concept of the ‘nexus’ grows in importance. Some countries such as Brazil are particularly sensit...

Cambridge Econometrics commits to Europe

Cambridge Econometrics (CE) opened its first overseas office today, in Brussels, demonstrating strong growth and a determined ambition to further expand its business in Europe, despite the UK’s commitment to leave the European Union. The company has a strong track record of ...

India’s path to sustainable growth

Equipping the research community with the best tools to support sustainable growth in India is one of the main aims of a project led by Cambridge Econometrics (CE) and the Regulatory Assistance Project (RAP). The organisations are working together to adapt an advanced soft...

G20: the decarbonisation prize

Analysis from Cambridge Econometrics (CE) shows that a full-scale transition to a low carbon energy sector could result in a 0.8% net increase in global GDP in 2050. Decarbonisation of the energy sector could boost global GDP Representatives of the world’s richest nations me...

Green policies not unduly hampering UK competitiveness

Is UK industry overburdened by the costs associated with low carbon policy implementation? The simple answer, according to a report by Cambridge Econometrics, is no. However, energy-intensive industries such as the steel industry are disadvantaged by higher electricity prices com...

Forecasts used as benchmark to inform government strategy

Cambridge Econometrics (CE) this week confirmed its position as a leading provider of sub-national growth data by supplying the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) with local authority output, employment and productivity growth forecasts.  This informa...

Gender equality boosts economic growth

A newly-developed version of Cambridge Econometrics’ world-leading macroeconomic model provided a key element of a unique study commissioned by The European Institute for Gender Equality. The study launched last week finds that if the EU stepped up its efforts to improve g...

Evaluating the impact of devolved Investment Funds

A consortium including Cambridge Econometrics (CE), SQW and Steer Davies Gleave has been appointed to evaluate the impact of devolved Investment Funds in eleven areas of the UK over the coming five years. Investment Funds The Investment Funds are a key part of each of the are...

Designing an EU-wide Unemployment Benefits System

Could an EU-wide Unemployment Benefits System (UBS) act as an effective fiscal stabilizer to mitigate future economic shocks? Cambridge Econometrics helped the European Commission address this question by leading the macroeconomic stabilisation assessment element of a recent stud...