Our Work: Macro-economy and industries

Below is a small selection of the work that we’ve carried out. Click on a topic to see relevant projects.
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Developing and Piloting a UK Natural Capital Stress Test

This study for WWF in partnership with AECOM Infrastructure & Environment used a novel approach to economic modelling to demonstrate a link between the natural environment and the UK's macroeconomy (GDP, inflation and jobs). The study aimed to help government and business ...

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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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Competitiveness impacts of carbon policies on UK energy-intensive industrial sectors to 2030

Cambridge Econometrics supported the UK Committee on Climate Change (CCC) with its ongoing assessment of the impact of low carbon policies on energy prices and bills. The study also looked at the competitiveness implications of climate change policies and energy prices on UK m...

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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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The GDP impact of the Copernicus space programme

We developed a methodology to estimate the GDP impact of space activities in Europe for DG GROW of the European Commission.

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Evaluating programmes to support aerospace technology

We developed a monitoring system with KPIs to evaluate the impact of the funding programmes of the UK’s Aerospace Technology Institute (ATI).

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The economic impact of modern retail on the EU food sector

This was a major project for the European Commission, led by Ernst & Young.

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