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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 ...

Ground-breaking India model launched

The E3-India model, developed by Cambridge Econometrics (CE) in collaboration with the Regulatory Assistance Project (RAP), is now freely available under licence for academic use and can be downloaded here.  CE and RAP will be running a series of free webinars for prospective us...

2040 government ban positive: but significant challenges remain

This week the UK government announced a ban on all sales of conventional petrol and diesel vehicles in 2040. This move sends a clear statement of intent to EU policymakers, consumers, manufacturers and investors, but it is what happens in the intervening years that is critical. ...

Beyond carbon emissions – measuring the impact of energy efficiency

What impact do energy efficiency measures have on the health of Europe’s citizens? What about social welfare and public sector budgets? Do energy efficiency targets impact on industrial competitiveness, GDP and employment levels? Determining whether energy efficiency policie...

Research backs up France’s 2040 ban on diesel and petrol vehicles

France’s announcement of a ban on sales of vehicles powered by internal combustion engines1 could be beneficial for the economy as well as the environment, according to research carried out by Cambridge Econometrics for the European Climate Foundation. Increased GDP and more...

Research shows UK offshore wind jobs could reach 21,000 by 2032

Findings of a report published this month suggest that, by 2032, the total number of direct full time jobs in the UK offshore wind sector could be in the region of 21,000. The employment projections carried out by Cambridge Econometrics for the University of Hull, on behalf of...

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...