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Research Interests

Electricity policy research, specifically market design and behaviour, transmission access pricing, renewables support mechanisms and climate change policy

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
Newbery, D. M. and Greve, T. The Strategic Robustness of Oligopoly Electricity Market Models, (2017) Energy Economics
Newbery, D. M. Towards a green energy economy? The EU energy union's transition to a low-carbon zero subsidy electricity system, (2016) Applied Energy
Newbery, D. M. and Strbac, G. What is needed for battery electric vehicles to become socially cost competitive?, (2015) Economics of Transportation

Cambridge Working Papers in Economics

Newbery, D. Designing an incentive-compatible efficient Renewable Electricity Support Scheme, (2021) CWPE2128
Guo, B. and Newbery, D. The cost of uncoupling GB interconnectors, (2021) CWPE2118
Newbery, D. Transport policy for a post-Covid UK, (2020) CWPE2081
Newbery, D. Implications of the National Energy and Climate Plans for the Single Electricity Market of the island of Ireland, (2020) CWPE2072
Newbery, D. The cost of CO2 abatement from Britain’s only PWR: Sizewell B, (2020) CWPE2047

Recent Activities

The Value of International Electricity Trading - Publication Date: 2020-01-27
Professor David Newbery was the lead author on the Ofgem commissioned report "The Value of International Electricity Trading". The report written by researchers from University of Cambridge and University College London (UCL), looked into cross-border electricity trading between Great Britain and connected European Union markets, and is intended to inform Ofgem’s State of the Energy Market report.

Frank Hahn Memoir Published - Publication Date: 2018-01-26
Professor David Newbery has published his memoir of Frank Hahn (1925-2013) in the Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the British Academy.

David Newbery listed in Queen's Birthday Honours - Publication Date: 2012-06-17
In this year's Birthday Honours list, Professor David Newbery will receive CBE.

David Newbery Presents at the Annual HM Treasury Economists Conference - Publication Date: 2010-01-27
David Newbery presented his critique of the Economics of Green taxation

Research Grants

The Electricity Policy Research Group (Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC))
Cessa - Coordinating Energy Security Of Supply Actions (European Commission (FW6))
British Academy Small Grant Bid - Karsten Neuhoff (British Academy)
Supergen: Future Network Technologies (Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC))
Electricity Policy Forum (Cambridge MIT)
Specific Support Action: Sessa (Sustainable Specific Support Assessment) (European Commission (FP6))
Price Comparison Sites And Competition: The Internet Connectivity Market (Isaac Newton Trust)
Promoting Innovation And Productivity In Electricity Markets (Cambridge MIT)
Efficient And Sustainable Regulation And Competition In Network Industries (Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC))
The Internet And Price Competition In Retail Markets Within The EU (Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC))
Road Pricing And Urban Congestion Costs (Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC))
Organisation, Competition And Regulation In The British Railway Industry (ESRC)

Professor David Newbery

Emeritus Professor and
Director of The Energy Policy Research Group (EPRG)

Research Group:
Empirical Microeconomics

CV: Curriculum Vitae

Contact Details
Room: 71
College: Churchill College