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Families’ financial struggles to continue regardless of Brexit Deal

Families trapped in poverty will see no Brexit dividend – unless the Government changes course on domestic policies, according to a new assessment by the leading authority on poverty in the UK, the independent Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF).  In new analysis published ...

Unlocking the Inclusive Growth Story of the 21st Century

A major new report published today by the World Resources Institute's Global Commission on the Economy and Climate finds that bold action on climate change could deliver US$26 trillion in economic benefits to 2030 compared with business-as-usual. The report, based on macroecon...

Low carbon opportunities identified in Leicester & Leicestershire

The Leicester and Leicestershire Enterprise Partnership (LLEP) in partnership with Leicester City Council and Leicestershire County Council have released the findings from consultations with local private and public-sector organisations into current energy opportunities and barri...

Climate Change Agreements – Cambridge Econometrics joins consortium to evaluate UK scheme

Cambridge Econometrics is pleased to join other partners including CAG Consultants (lead), UCL and Winning Moves, to evaluate the Climate Change Agreements (CCAs) scheme for the UK Government’s Department of Business Enterprise and Industrial Strategy (BEIS). The Climate Cha...

Paris target can be met but only if governments act now

New study published in Nature Climate journal today reveals that the 2015 Paris Climate Agreement target to limit the increase in global average temperature to below 2ºC can be met, but only if governments act now. The research, led by Earth System scientists Dr Philip Hold...

Over-qualification of workers may lead to increasing mismatch between skills supply and demand

The latest European Skills Forecast is launched today in Brussels by CEDEFOP (the European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training), providing updated supply and demand projections in the labour market. The forecast finds that the supply of those with higher-level qu...

‘Carbon bubble’ could wipe trillions from global asset values

Macroeconomic simulations show rates of technological change in energy efficiency and renewable power are now likely to cause a sudden drop in demand for fossil fuels, potentially sparking a global financial crisis. Experts call for a “carefully managed” shift to low carbo...

Dr Dora Fazekas appointed Managing Director Hungary

Following the registration of its Hungarian subsidiary company last week, Cambridge Econometrics is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Dora Fazekas as Managing Director of the new Central and Eastern European base. Of her appointment Dr Fazekas said: I am delighted to ...

Cambridge Econometrics opens for business in Budapest

Thanks to sustained growth and a commitment to develop in key locations globally Cambridge Econometrics is delighted to announce the establishment of a new company in the Central European city of Budapest today.    Phil Summerton, Managing Director of CE, said: This is a re...

Cambridge Econometrics completes ground-breaking two-year project for DG Energy

Improving the tools that economists use to analyse decarbonisation policies leads to better-informed policy. CE is therefore proud to have led a ground-breaking series of studies for the European Commission (DG Energy) to improve the way that macroeconomic models are used to a...