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Interdisciplinary Research Centre

Cambridge focuses on a number of areas covering finance and economics, particularly on the economics of electricity and natural gas markets, economics of climate change policy, carbon pricing and technology policy, and political economy of energy and climate change policy. 

Research areas covered include: market design, carbon pricing, support for RD&D, network pricing for electricity, network pricing for gas, electricity policy, transmission access pricing and renewables support mechanisms.


Some key centres and initiatives include:


Researchers working in this area:

Prof Laura Diaz Anadon Professor of Climate Change Policy
Prof Franz Furst Professor of Real Estate & Urban Economics
Dr Markus Gehring Associate Professor
Prof David Newbery

Emeritus Professor of Economics, Faculty of Economics

Member of the Energy IRC Steering Committee

Prof Michael Pollitt Professor of Business Economics
Prof David Reiner

Professor of Technology Policy

Member of the Energy IRC Steering Committee

Dr Robert Ritz Senior Research Associate (Economics & Policy)
Prof Simon Taylor Management Practice Professor of Finance
Prof Paul Warde Professor of Environmental History