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Cambridge Econometrics leading an economic impact assessment of clean energy pathways in Wisconsin

In a collaboration with GridLab, RENEW Wisconsin and Evolved Energy Research, Cambridge Econometrics is currently leading a statewide economic impact analysis of future clean energy (decarbonization) pathways for Wisconsin. Cambridge Econometrics is specifically evaluating the...

New coal impact research shows strong position for Appalachian Georgia region to apply for POWER funding

Recent Cambridge Econometrics analysis for the Georgia Department of Community Affairs reveals a strong position for the Appalachian region and communities to apply for POWER funding. The study researched and identified potential and realized economic impacts in Appalachian Ge...

Dan Hodge discusses local economic development solutions on SMGraves Associates podcast

Executive Vice President Dan Hodge discussed the latest on economic development, shedding light on what the data tells us about transportation, clean energy, and urban renewal such as the Gateway Cities initiative in Massachusetts on the podcast ‘Are We Here Yet?’ hosted by i...

Cambridge Econometrics opens for business in North America  

Cambridge Econometrics and Hodge Economic Consulting have the pleasure of announcing the formation of Cambridge Econometrics Inc., specializing in the provision of economic consulting services for the North American market, bringing expertise and new modeling capacity to a broad ...

Green Recovery plans more effective than return-to-normal stimulus

New analysis, commissioned by the We Mean Business coalition and conducted by Cambridge Econometrics, shows that green recovery plans boost income, employment and GDP better than return-to-normal stimulus measures, with the added benefit of reducing emissions. In all geographies...

China’s net zero ambition could boost GDP by 5% during this decade

Xi Jinping’s surprise announcement at the UN General Assembly this week could boost the country’s GDP by as much as 5% during this decade analysis by Cambridge Econometrics shows. The massive scale of investment needed to achieve the target not only leads to an increase in G...

US decision on Paris accord: worst of both worlds

Today President Trump confirmed that the US will definitely withdraw from the Paris climate accord. Our analysis shows that if the rest of the world presses on with implementing the agreement, the US’s decision to try to put a brake on the transition leaves it no less vulnera...

Low-income countries benefit from carbon pricing

“We should tax pollution, not people”, advocates United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres. New research by the independent Dutch think tank The Ex’tax Project, in cooperation with Cambridge Econometrics and supported by C&A Foundation, demonstrates how such t...

Green gas infrastructure – one-third more expensive than for energy efficiency and smart electrification

Building the infrastructure to decarbonise the EU’s energy system by 2050 through large amounts of green gas is projected to be up to 36% more expensive than through energy efficiency and smart electrification, even in European countries with a cold climate, according to “Tow...

The EU, China and the US will suffer economically from the re-emergence of protectionism

The world’s largest economies, particularly the EU, China, the US, Mexico and Canada are all projected to suffer economically from the re-emergence of economic protectionism and a significant increase in trade tariffs. In the case of the EU, the block would experience a 1% con...