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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

Presentation “Volatility, Macroeconomic Policy and Institutions in Resource-Rich Economies” by K. Mohaddes

Kamiar Mohaddes gave a presentation “Volatility, Macroeconomic Policy and Institutions in Resource-Rich Economies” at the Workshop on Macroeconomic Stability and Diversification in Oil-based Economies organized by King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Center (KAPSARC), in Riyadh on 16 April 2019 | PDF   Continue Reading

Report “Savings available in the retail energy market and the Overall Customer Service score” by S. Littlechild

In his recent report Stephen Littlechild finds that some of the savings apparently available in the retail energy market are questionable, and suggests the calculation of an Overall Customer Service score to inform customers who are considering changing supplier | PDF Continue Reading

Podcast “A ‘tough sell’: why it is so difficult to address climate change on a global scale” by M. Pollitt and D. Reiner

Michael Pollitt and David Reiner recorded a podcast  “A ‘tough sell’: why it is so difficult to address climate change on a global scale” as part of the “Cambridge Judge Business School Debate” series. This podcast focuses on energy policy – the nature of the challenges, the difficulty in addressing climate change, and a few… Continue Reading

S. Littlechild latest submission to CMA

Stephen Littlechild has responded to the CMA’s invitation to comment on its proposed review of the Prepayment Charges Restriction Order 2016. In his response “Providing for a transition back to a competitive retail energy market” he suggests that the CMA phase out the prepayment meter tariff cap by December 2020 rather than leave a “cliff… Continue Reading

Report “Productivity growth in electricity and gas networks since 1990” by V. Ajayi, K. Anaya and M. Pollitt

Victor Ajayi, Karim Anaya and Michael Pollitt wrote a report “Productivity growth in electricity and gas networks since 1990” for the Office of Gas and Electricity Markets (Ofgem), as part of the RIIO-2 consultation. It was published on 17 December 2018. You can read the report here  Continue Reading

2018 EPRG Winter Seminar

EPRG is pleased to announce our successful 2018 Winter Seminar. On December 6, 2018 EPRG hosted delegates to dinner at Newnham College, and on December 7, 2018 for a full-day seminar at the same college. Programme SESSION 1 – GETTING MARKET DESIGN RIGHT Chair: Karim Anaya (EPRG) Paul Simshauser (Griffith Business School) What went wrong with Australia’s National Electricity Market? The… Continue Reading

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