Our Work

Below is a small selection of the work that we’ve carried out. Click on a topic to see relevant projects.

World economy faces slower growth as globalisation boost runs out of momentum

With the latest IMF projections for global growth revised down to 3.6 percent this year and next, Senior Adviser Andrew Sentance considers the factors affecting this new forecast. Will the tensions between the West, Russia and China be a temporary phase, or continue to prevail? ...

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Inflation – how worried should we be?

Senior Adviser Andrew Sentance argues that in terms of both monetary and fiscal policy, policy-makers in the UK and around the world need to take a gradualist approach to countering the current inflation surge. Inflation is on the rise in the UK and in many other countries aroun...

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Leicester and Leicestershire Local Enterprise Partnership: Economic Growth Strategy 2021-2030

In January 2021, Leicester and Leicestershire Local Enterprise Partnership commissioned Cambridge Econometrics to develop a new economic growth strategy for the area, including up-to-date analysis of the impacts and prospects for the local economy following Covid-19 and Brexit. ...

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Autumn Budget and Spending Review: Weak macroeconomic outlook and climate tax own goal

Richard Lewney, Andrew Sentance and Jon Stenning share their response to the Autumn Budget and Spending Review. They argue that the OBR reveals the truth of the British economy, projecting poor macroeconomic performance, and that the latest energy tax measures give little confide...

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Leicester and Leicestershire Local Enterprise Partnership: Sector profiles

In January 2021, Leicester and Leicestershire Local Enterprise Partnership commissioned Cambridge Econometrics to provide 15 sector profiles and produce a technical summary. These key sectors of interest to the local economy were analysed in order  to better understand the im...

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Interview with Dan Hodge, Executive Vice President Cambridge Econometrics Inc

Dan Hodge is Cambridge Econometrics’ new Executive Vice President in the U.S. following the company’s merger with Hodge Economic Consulting this month. Here Dan tells us more about how the merger came about, what’s planned for the coming months and what he’s most excited...

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A vision for urban growth and recovery

Research commissioned by the City Regions Board of the Local Government Association for England and Wales and completed by Cambridge Econometrics analysed the consequences of Covid-19 for urban economies, and set out a new vision for urban growth and recovery. The report draws...

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Jobs recovery brings inflation warnings

Senior Adviser Andrew Sentance comments on the latest UK inflation and labour market figures, arguing that the Monetary Policy Committee must step up to the challenge of preventing any damages of a possible inflationary surge. The latest UK inflation and labour market figures co...

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Build Back Better: smarter investment decision making

"Build back better" has become a mantra of our time. In the US, the Biden administration is trying to secure a multi-trillion-dollar package of infrastructure spending to drive change. Together Cambridge Econometrics, ECONorthWest and Hodge Economic Consulting have been consider...

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Counting the economic cost of the global pandemic

Senior Adviser Andrew Sentance explores the drivers behind the projected long-term cost of the global pandemic. Andrew argues that countering the long-term impact of Covid-19 needs to be high up on the economic policy agenda both nationally and internationally. The Covid pandemi...

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