Our Work: Employment and skills

Below is a small selection of the work that we’ve carried out. Click on a topic to see relevant projects.
Macro-economy and industries Energy climate and the circular economy Employment and skills Regions cities and local areas Infrastructure Training courses Health and Social Care

Future Employment and Automation

The main purpose of this study is to raise awareness of the changes that the EU labour market will face as a result of the adoption of new technologies. It is the first study of its kind to use pan-European data sources (the Eurofound Task analysis and the Cedefop Skills Forec...

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World Resources Institute “New Climate Economy – Unlocking the Inclusive Growth Story of the 21st Century”

We provided empirical inputs to the New Climate Economy 2018 Global Commission Report "Unlocking the Inclusive Growth Story of the 21st Century". The aim of the modelling exercise was to illustrate examples of policies that can simultaneously promote economic growth and reduce...

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The Impact of Brexit on Poverty in the UK

Cambridge Econometrics was commissioned by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation to explore the impact of Brexit on poverty in the UK, focusing specifically at the poorest 1/5th of households. The analysis models a range of post-Brexit trading agreements, providing detailed results o...

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Economic Benefits of Gender Equality in the EU

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 finds that if the EU stepped up its efforts to improve gender equality, more ...

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Designing an EU-wide Unemployment Benefits System

This study explored whether an EU-wide Unemployment Benefits System (UBS) could act as an effective fiscal stabilizer to mitigate future economic shocks.

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Northern Powerhouse Independent Economic Review

This project, undertaken with SQW, CE provided economic analysis and projections to underpin Transport for the North’s development of a transport infrastructure plan.

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Working Futures Employment and Skills Projections

For over 30 years we have collaborated with the Warwick Institute for Employment Research to provide the UK’s official employment and skills projections, Working Futures.

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European Skills Panorama

This key source of Labour Market Information and intelligence for EU Member States was led by FGB, in consortium with ourselves, RAND Europe and the Warwick Institute for Employment Research.

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Skills modelling for the Dominican Republic

We collected available data, analysed historical trends, and developed a consistent framework linking sector employment, occupations, and qualifications.

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