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Impact of a COVID Vaccine: Why we can’t cash in early

Impact of a COVID Vaccine: Why we can’t cash in early

New research by Dr. Flavio Toxvaerd indicates when a Covid vaccine starts to become available to the public, it will change our behaviour, and people may have a strong incentives to increase social distancing.


Impact of COVID-19 Means Global Recession will be Long Lasting

Impact of COVID-19 Means Global Recession will be Long Lasting

New research by Dr. Kamiar Mohaddes suggests the global recession is likely to be long lasting, with no country escaping the impact of COVID-19 regardless of their mitigation strategy, or the effects of a new vaccine.


No Country ‘immune’ to COVID-19 Economic Shock

No Country ‘immune’ to COVID-19 Economic Shock

Dr. Kamiar Mohaddes's research "A Counterfactual Economic Analysis of Covid-19 Using a Threshold Augmented Multi-Country Model" has been featured in an article for the University of Cambridge Research News. Dr Mohaddes suggests a lengthy global recession looms as a result of COVID-19, with no country "immune". However, economies such as China will fare better than much of the West.


Government Won’t Say How Much Tiered Restrictions Will Cost Economy

Government Won’t Say How Much Tiered Restrictions Will Cost Economy

Dr. Flavio Toxvaerd was interviewed for the Channel 4 News website, where he commented that the key difficulty in analysing the effects of the lockdown is to assess what would happen with the disease and the economy in the absence of restrictions.



Videos


Large Scale Experiments Webinar Series Videos


Cambridge-INET, Prof. Sanjeev Goyal and Dr. Frederic Moisan hosted a series of webinars on "Large Scale Experiments". A selection of videos from this webinar series are available to watch on the Faculty of Economics Youtube Channel.

See the Large Scale Experiments Webinar Series Videos

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COVID-19 Economic Research

COVID-19 Economic Research, led by Cambridge-INET



Find out about The Faculty's Brexit Research

Find out about The Faculty's Brexit Research



Recent Publications


Spurious Factor Analysis

"Spurious Factor Analysis"
Onatski, A. and Wang, C.
Econometrica, forthcoming [2020]


A Network Approach to Public Goods

"A Network Approach to Public Goods"
Elliott, M. and Golub, B.
Journal of Political Economy [2019]


Wage Risk and the Value of Job Mobility in Early Employment Careers

"Wage Risk and the Value of Job Mobility in Early Employment Careers"
Liu, K.
Journal of Labor Economics [2019]


Commitment and (in) Efficiency: A Bargaining Experiment

"Commitment and (in) Efficiency: A Bargaining Experiment"
Agranov, M. and Elliott, M.
Journal of the European Economic Association [2020]


Learning dynamics with social comparisons and limited memory

"Learning dynamics with social comparisons and limited memory"
Block, J. I., Fudenberg, D. and Levine, D. K.
Theoretical Economics [2019]





Today's Seminars




Janne Tukiainen
(University of Turku)
'Love Thy (Elected) Neighbor? Residential segregation, political representation and local public goods'
Thursday 3rd December 2020 1:00pm
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