Our Work

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

AIB: Impacts of a social bond portfolio

Cambridge Econometrics provided an impact assessment of the social bond portfolio of Allied Irish Banks (AIB), which operates in Ireland, the UK and other countries around the world. The assessment followed the establishment of AIB's Social Bond Framework, which will serve as ...

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Build back better: 3 ways policymakers can improve gender equality

Principal Consultant Cornelia-Madalina Suta shares three key policy areas that policymakers must consider if countries are to 'build back better' in a just and gender inclusive way. We are finally seeing the light out of the pandemic tunnel. Some countries in Europe have started...

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Green government approach needed to tackle 2022’s cost of living and fuel poverty crisis

Project Manager Jen Dicks calls for a joined-up Government approach that tackles the fuel poverty and cost-of-living crisis whilst also achieving levelling up and net zero commitments. Jen argues that 2022 presents a unique opportunity for the UK to manage a green economic recove...

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Bromsgrove District and Redditch Borough Councils: Section 106 developer contributions

Cambridge Econometrics was commissioned by Bromsgrove District and Redditch Borough Councils to produce a tool to estimate the additional healthcare costs arising from new housing developments. This was in response to a proposed development of over 2,500 homes in the local area. ...

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Microdata case study: UK labour market transformation over the last ten years

This is the third blog in a case study series that explores the merits of microdata in policy analysis. Using Labour Force Survey (LFS) and Census 2011 data, Senior Economist Eve Xinru Lin looks at the transformation of the UK labour market between 2011 and 2019 and provides ins...

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Interview with Professor Didier Fouarge and Principal Consultant Cornelia Suta

In this interview Professor Didier Fouarge, Director of the Research Centre for Education and the Labour Market at Maastricht University, and Cornelia Suta, Principal Consultant at Cambridge Econometrics, are asked about the Technequality Horizon 2020 project they are working on ...

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Economic benefits of gender equality and women empowerment in the Western Balkans six

“Economic Benefits of Gender Equality and Women Empowerment in the Western Balkans six” is a study by the Regional Cooperation Council Secretariat (RCC). The Council serves regional cooperation and Euro-Atlantic integration of South East Europe, in order to spark development ...

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How will the gender employment gap fare in the age of automation?

Through our work for Technequality, an EU Horizon 2020 project, Principal Consultant Cornelia Suta explores how the age of automation could affect the gender employment gap. How will the combined impact of Covid-19 and the adoption of technology on the labour market affect the ge...

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Global Britain and UK jobs: Looking beyond trade

Head of Society Chris Thoung shares his thoughts on why, when considering post-Brexit global trade deals, it’s important to remember that behind the numbers and the pound signs are people and jobs. Chris illustrates this with our recent work with the China-Britain Business Coun...

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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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