Dr Robert Ritz

University Associate Professor at Faculty of Economics, University of Cambridge

University Associate Professor, Faculty of Economics, University of Cambridge

Dr Robert Ritz is a University Associate Professor in the Faculty of Economics at the University of Cambridge. He is also a Research Associate in the University's Energy Policy Research Group (EPRG). His research interests include market-based environmental policy (especially permit allocation in cap-and-trade schemes, carbon leakage at the sectoral level, and impacts on firm profits and competitiveness) and the economics of corporate strategy (especially economics of cost pass-through, corporate diversification & investment decisions, and competition when firms have market-share objectives).

Previously he was a Career Development Fellow at St. Hugh’s College, Oxford, and a Research Fellow with the Oxford Institute for Energy Studies. He holds a D.Phil. in Economics from Nuffield College, Oxford, an M.A. in Financial Economics from the University of St. Andrews, and attended the University of Pennsylvania and its Wharton School as a visiting McNeil Scholar.