Our Work

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

Trade as a measure of innovation performance: Selection and assessment of trade indicators

International trade is a key dimension in measuring the market uptake of clean energy technologies (CET) and the development of the CET sectors in a country. This report was produced as part of a project focusing on the development of a composite indicator to track the perform...

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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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Exploring the trade-offs in different paths to reduce transport and heating emissions in Europe

In this analysis, commissioned by the European Climate Foundation, we evaluated the socio-economic implications of potential routes to decarbonise transport and heating in Europe. We evaluated an Emissions Trading System (ETS), with different options for re-using revenues generat...

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Modelling an inclusive green economy COVID-19 recovery programme for South Africa

The United Nations Partnership for Action on Green Economy (PAGE) and Cambridge Econometrics have released final results from a joint modelling project which explores the global outlook for economic recovery and specifically examines the South African context. This collaborative ...

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An inclusive green economy for South Africa: 5 key outcomes from economic modelling

Richard Lewney, Chair of Cambridge Econometrics, shares five key outcomes from a joint modelling project with UN PAGE estimating the likely impacts of South Africa's Covid-19 Economic Reconstruction and Recovery Plan. Richard suggests that there is an opportunity for South Africa...

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Climate impact assessment for the Central Bank of Hungary

This study commissioned by the Central Bank of Hungary calculated the impacts of climate-related scenarios with varying levels of global climate action for the Hungarian economy. The research is unique in that in tackles a small country in Central Europe, which is usually not ...

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Biden’s first 100 days – action on climate change

Jon Stenning, Head of Environment, welcomes Joe Biden's commitment to evidence-based policy development. He urges policy makers at Federal and State-levels to use robust economic tools to develop effective decarbonisation policies. America’s potential pathway to net zero T...

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3 ways the UK-SSPs project will help UK climate resilience research

Project Manager Jennifer Dicks shares three ways the UK Shared Socioeconomic Pathways project can help the climate resilience research community here in the UK. As we approach the end of our UK-SSPs project, we are bringing the various outputs of the project together. These outp...

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5 key takeaways from the UK-Hungary roundtable on green economic recovery

Managing Director of Cambridge Econometrics Hungary Dóra Fazekas shares 5 key takeaways from the online UK-Hungary roundtable on green economic recovery. Yesterday, I facilitated an online roundtable event on green economic recovery in Hungary hosted by the British Embassy o...

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RSPB: Economic benefits of nature-based climate solutions

Nature-based solutions (NBS) are natural processes which remove carbon from the atmosphere and store it for a long time, providing a ‘natural’ way to mitigate climate change. The RSPB commissioned Cambridge Econometrics to assess the ability of NBS to achieve nature and clima...

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