Our Work

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

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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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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The employment benefits of a Green COVID-19 recovery

Commissioned by C40 Cities, the Employment Benefits of a Green COVID-19 Recovery report estimated the number of jobs a set of climate actions in the buildings, transport, energy and waste sectors could create within six cities around the globe, thereby assessing the potential j...

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Modelling the local economic impacts of the coronavirus

The COVID-19 pandemic is a health crisis, which is quickly turning into a major economic shock.  It affects all sectors of the economy, to varying degrees. Here Ben Gardiner and Chris Thoung looks at three aspects of the economic impact of COVID-19 from a local point of view:...

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Regional capital stocks – a missing piece in the productivity puzzle

This is the second in a series of blogs looking at uses of the European Regional Database. Our Director Ben Gardiner looks at how regional capital stocks can be estimated, how they compare and contrast across countries and within the UK, and how they relate to regional productiv...

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UK – one of the most unequal countries when it comes to regional productivity

The first in a series of blogs looking at uses of the European Regional Database, Ben Gardiner looks at spatial disparities in productivity and how they compare across countries in the EU and within the UK. The Industrial Strategy Council recently released a report on UK regio...

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Economic strategy for the East of England

Sponsored by IFM Investors, the Economic Strategy for the East of England showcases both the existing economic strengths of the region and the scale of the opportunity which exists for the future. The East of England has been an economic success story, with the ability and am...

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Connectivity and Labour Markets in the Northern Powerhouse

What does the future labour market of the North of England look like? What jobs will people have? Where will they live, where will they work and how will they travel between the two (if at all)? A major project undertaken by Cambridge Econometrics attempted to answer these que...

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Six big economic challenges facing the new Government

Andrew Sentance, Senior Adviser, Cambridge Econometrics considers what challenges lie ahead for the new Conservative administration. So it is over. The General Election results are in and we know we will have a Conservative government led by Boris Johnson. But what will he do...

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