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Robert Ritz

Senior Research Associate (Economics & Policy)
Assistant Director, Energy Policy Research Group (ERPG)

MA (University of St Andrews), DPhil (University of Oxford)

Professional experience

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.

Previous appointments

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.

Research interests

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.

Contact details

Robert Ritz
Energy Policy Research Group
Cambridge Judge Business School
University of Cambridge
Trumpington Street
Cambridge CB2 1AG

Tel: +44 (0)1223 766638

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