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Presentation “Regulatory Cooperation: Two Countries, One Single Electricity Market” by D. Newbery

David Newbery gave a presentation “Regulatory Cooperation: Two Countries, One Single Electricity Market” at Economic Objectives of Regulation Conference honouring Professor Catherine Waddams at University of East Anglia on 16 September 2019 | PDF  You can read more on this event here  Continue Reading

Bai-Chen Xie

Visiting Researcher, College of Management and Economics, Tianjin University, China Email: b.xie@jbs.cam.ac.uk Supervisor: Michael Pollitt Research Interests: Energy and environmental policy; Management decision and operational research Continue Reading

Rebecca Ly

Research Assistant Email: r.ly@jbs.cam.ac.uk Research Interests: industrial organization, electricity markets, intraday markets, competition policy Biography: Rebecca is a Research Assistant in the Energy Policy Research Group (EPRG) at the University of Cambridge. She holds a Bachelor degree from the Toulouse School of Economics and a joint Master degree in Economics from Ecole Polytechnique and ENSAE.… Continue Reading

EPRG & CEEPR International Energy Policy Conference, London, UK, 2-3 September 2019

EPRG is pleased to announce our successful 2019 EPRG & CEEPR International Energy Policy Conference. This year the conference was held in strategic partnership with Crescent Petroleum and Lambert Energy Advisory Ltd. It took place at One Great George Street, in London, United Kingdom, on 2 – 3 September 2019 and comprised of 1,5 day of… Continue Reading

K. Mohaddes quoted in international news outlets

Kamiar Mohaddes and his paper “Long-Term Macroeconomic Effects of Climate Change: A Cross-Country Analysis”  was quoted in several international news outlets, including Bloomberg, Fox News, Washington Post, Market Watch, Hindustan Times, Reuters, Business Green, CNBC, The Straits Times, EcoWatch, IFLScience, Think Progress, New York Post, RTE and the Financial Times. The paper was also highlighted by the University of Cambridge Research News Dr. Mohaddes… Continue Reading

Report “Replacing the tariff caps and protecting vulnerable customers by harnessing the competitive process” by S. Littlechild

In this recent report Stephen Littlechild suggests that a replacement for the tariff caps should be a competitive process to determine whether a price to particular vulnerable customers is excessive, and if so to facilitate a voluntary price adjustment or negotiated transfer of customers to another supplier | PDF Continue Reading

Carmen Li

Research Assistant Email: c.li@jbs.cam.ac.uk Research interests: data analysis, machine learning and optimisation Biography: Carmen is a Research Assistant in the Energy Policy Research Group (EPRG) at the University of Cambridge. She holds a MSci in Physics with Theoretical Physics from Imperial College London and a PhD in Mathematical Physics from the University of Edinburgh. Prior… Continue Reading

Zeina Hasna

PhD student, Faculty of Economics Email: zh274@cam.ac.uk Supervisor: Tiago Cavalcanti Research Topic: Climate Change Mitigation Policies: Distributional and Allocative Effects Biography: Zeina Hasna is a PhD candidate at the Faculty of Economics. Zeina’s research interests span topics on environment economics, macroeconomic development, inequality and growth. Zeina’s current research focuses on the economic effects of climate… Continue Reading

Ramit Debnath

PhD Candidate, Department of Architecture, University of Cambridge E-mail: rd545@cam.ac.uk Supervisor: Minna Sunikka-Blank Research topic: Invisible drivers of energy demand in poverty Research interest: Energy systems and governance; engineering for sustainable development; energy policy and poverty alleviation Biography: Ramit is an aspiring sustainability scientist with a background in engineering for sustainability development which shapes his… Continue Reading

S. Littlechild latest submission to CMA

Stephen Littlechild has responded to the CMA’s invitation to comment on its Provisional Decision in its Review of the Prepayment Charges Restriction Order 2016. His response “Why so hasty?” argues against the CMA’s recommendation that Ofgem should extend the duration of the price cap, and suggests instead that Ofgem should be encouraged to review the… Continue Reading

Book “Institutions and Macroeconomic Policies in Resource-Rich Arab Economies” edited and contributed by K. Mohaddes, J. Nugent and H. Selim

The book “Institutions and Macroeconomic Policies in Resource-Rich Arab Economies”, edited by Kamiar Mohaddes (EPRG Associate Researcher), Jeffrey B. Nugent (University of Southern California) and Hoda Selim (International Monetary Fund), has been published by Oxford University Press in May 2019. In addition to editing the book, Kamiar Mohaddes also co-authored the following chapters: Chapter 1.… Continue Reading

Presentation “Oil Revenue Volatility, Sanctions and Mismanagement: Lessons from Iran” by K. Mohaddes

Kamiar Mohaddes gave a presentation ” Oil Revenue Volatility, Sanctions and Mismanagement: Lessons from Iran” at the International Iranian Economic Association’s (IIEA) Sixth International Conference on the Iranian Economy in Naples, Italy, hosted by the University of Naples “L’Orientale” on 16-17 May, 2019 | PDF Continue Reading

2019 EPRG Spring Seminar

EPRG is pleased to announce our successful 2019 Spring Seminar in partnership with FTI Consulting and Compass Lexecon Energy. On May 9, 2019 EPRG hosted delegates to dinner at Robinson College, and on May 10, 2019 for a full-day seminar at Clare College. Programme PANEL SESSION: CAPACITY MARKETS – LEGAL ISSUES AND PAN-EUROPEAN PERSPECTIVE Chair:… Continue Reading

Lukas Gast

PhD Student, Department of Engineering E-mail: latg2@cam.ac.uk Supervisor: Professor Julian Allwood Research topic: Industrial by-products and industrial symbiosis Research interests: energy policy, energy systems, industrial processes, material efficiency, circular economy; Biography:  Lukas is a PhD student at the Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge. He previously studied Industrial Engineering at TU Berlin and KTH Stockholm. He joined the Use… Continue Reading

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