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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 ...

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...