Robert Ritz is Assistant Director of the Energy Policy Research Group (EPRG) at the University of Cambridge, Senior Research Associate at Cambridge Judge Business School, and a Bye-Fellow in Economics at Peterhouse. He holds a DPhil in Economics from Nuffield College, Oxford University, an MA in Financial Economics from the University of St Andrews, and attended the University of Pennsylvania and its Wharton School as a visiting McNeil Scholar.
Before moving to Cambridge, Robert was a Career Development Fellow at St Hugh’s College, Oxford University and a Research Fellow with the Oxford Institute for Energy Studies.
Market-based environmental policy, especially permit allocations in cap-and-trade schemes, competitiveness impacts, carbon leakage, and international climate policy; industrial organisation of energy markets, especially natural gas markets, including international trade in liquefied natural gas (LNG), and pricing & competition in electricity industry; economics of corporate strategy, especially economics of cost pass-through, corporate diversification & investment decisions, and market performance when firms have market-share objectives.
Robert Ritz is a member of the Economics & Policy subject group.