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Research Interests

Industrial organization, energy & environmental economics, applied microeconomics

Recent Publications

Published Papers

Newbery, D. M., Reiner, D. M. and Ritz, R. A. The political economy of a carbon price floor for power generation, (2019) Energy Journal
Newbery, D., Pollitt, M.G., Ritz, R.A. and Strielkowski, W. Market design for a high-renewables European electricity system, (2018) Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews
Behar, A. and Ritz, R. OPEC vs US shale: Analyzing the shift to a market-share strategy, (2017) Energy economics
Ritz, R. and Hahn, R. Does the social cost of carbon matter?, (2016) Journal of Legal Studies
Ritz, R. A. and Walther, A. How do banks respond to increased funding uncertainty?, (2015) Journal of Financial Intermediation

Cambridge Working Papers in Economics

Ritz, R. Carbon pricing and industrial competitiveness: Border adjustment or free allocation?, (2022) CWPE2234
Ritz, R. Global Carbon Price Asymmetry, (2021) CWPE2145
Ritz, R. Climate targets, executive compensation, and corporate strategy, (2020) CWPE2098
Mehling, M., and Ritz, R. Going beyond default intensities in an EU carbon border adjustment mechanism, (2020) CWPE2087
Genakos, C., Grey, F., and Ritz, R. Generalized linear competition: From pass-through to policy, (2020) CWPE2078

Recent Activities

Appointment to Ofgem's Academic Panel - Publication Date: 2018-06-26
We are pleased to announce that Dr. Robert Ritz, Assistant Director of the Energy Policy Research Group (EPRG) at Cambridge, has been appointed as a member of the Academic Panel at Ofgem, the regulator for electricity and natural gas markets in Great Britain.

Dr Robert Ritz

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

Research Group:
Microeconomic Theory

CV: Curriculum Vitae

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Contact Details
College: Peterhouse