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Recent News


The World Economic Outlook

Dr. Kamiar Mohaddes gave a talk at a high-level symposium on "The World Economic Outlook, Implications for Kuwait and the Middle East and North Africa Region" on Monday November 12, 2018 at the IMF Middle East Center for Economics and Finance (CEF) and the Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development (AFESD) in Kuwait.


The Design of Trade Agreements

Dr. Meredith Crowley spoke at the World Trade Organization's 'Updating Trade Cooperation: An Economic View' event, in Geneva on the 11th of December 2018. Dr. Crowley gave her presentation on 'Updating Economic Cooperation: Rethinking exibility tools in light of modern evidence' and you can watch her remarks on the WTO website (starts at 2 hours 22 mins).


Cambridge Economics 2018

The 2018 edition of Cambridge Economics features, amongst many other interesting articles, an interview with alumni Angus Deaton who was awarded the 2015 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences, reflections by Professor Sanjeev Goyal on his time as chair of the Faculty, and a report by Dr Matt Elliott on his latest research on Systemic Risk-shifting in Financial Networks.


Are Freeports the Future?

Dr. Meredith Crowley discusses 'freeports' and the role they might play in a post-Brexit manufacturing boom on BBC Radio 4's In Business Programme (starts at 1m 47s).



Videos


"How does the US see Brexit?" - Dr. Meredith Crowley



In this Royal Economic Society (RES) video Dr. Meredith Crowley looks at American attitudes, the potential for new trading partners and negative responses towards globalisation.

Watch on the RES youtube channel

Spotlight



The European Guilds: An Economic Analysis

The European Guilds: An Economic Analysis



20 Years of the National Minimum Wage

National Minimum Wage



Recent Publications


"A network approach to public goods"
Elliott, M. and Golub, B.
accepted, Journal of Political Economy [2018]


"Wealth, health, and child development: evidence from administrative data on Swedish lottery players"
Cesarani, D., Lindqvist, E., Ostling, R. and Wallace, B.
Quarterly Journal of Economics [2016]


"Networks, markets and inequality"
Gagnon, J. and Goyal, S.
American Economic Review [2017]


"Trading in networks"
Choi, S., Galeotti, A and Goyal, S.
Journal of the European Economic Association [2017]





Faculty Events


22 Jan

Distributed Ledger Technology and the Payment System - Prof. Hyun Song Shin
Faculty of Law

05 Mar

Professor Elhanan Helpman - Harvard University
Christ's College

14 Mar

Book Launch - The European Guilds, by Sheilagh Ogilvie



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