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Social Distancing: Does Voluntary or Mandated Distancing have more Economic Impact?

Social Distancing: Does Voluntary or Mandated Distancing have more Economic Impact?

New research by Professor Giancarlo Corsetti questions the assumption that voluntary social distancing has less economic impact than mandated social distancing in the current pandemic.


Complex Interactions Between Parents and Children Summarised

Complex Interactions Between Parents and Children Summarised

Whether a child is brought up by active or laid back parents can have a significant impact on their personality in later life, according to new research by Dr Christopher Rauh.


Venture Capital in the 21st Century

Venture Capital in the 21st Century

Dr William H Janeway, an affiliated member of the Faculty of Economics, has launched a new video series that explores economic growth and development through technological innovation.


Gendered Economic Impact of Coronavirus

A new report on the gendered economic impact of the current coronvirus pandemic


Dr Sriya Iyer Appointed Keynes Fund Deputy Director

The Keynes Fund promotes quality research in economics and finance at the University of Cambridge.


Call to Transform Economics to Halt Natural World Destruction

Prof Dasgupta says Nations will have to rethink notions of economic success to halt the destruction of the natural world



Recent publications


A Network Approach to Public Goods

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


Spurious Factor Analysis

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


Beyond Competitive Devaluations: The Monetary Dimensions of Comparative Advantage

"Beyond Competitive Devaluations: The Monetary Dimensions of Comparative Advantage"
Bergin, P. R. and Corsetti, G.
American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics [2020]


Dependent Microstructure Noise and Integrated Volatility: Estimation from High-Frequency Data

"Dependent Microstructure Noise and Integrated Volatility: Estimation from High-Frequency Data"
Li, Z. M., Laeven, R. J. A. and Vellekoop, M. H.
Journal of Econometrics [2020]


The Strategy of Conquest

"The Strategy of Conquest"
Dziubinski, M., Goyal, S. and Minarsch, D. E. N.
Journal of Economic Theory, forthcoming [2020]




Spotlight



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




Media mentions & appearances


Brexit, Covid-19, Business, and Economic Inequality

Brexit, Covid-19, Business, and Economic Inequality

Dr. Meredith Crowley will be speaking at two panels as part of The UK in a Changing Europe's Spotlight series. The online events will take place on Tuesday 9th March 2021 and Friday 12th March 2021, from 12.00 – 1.15pm. Both are free to register and watch.


NIESR Weekly Covid-19 Tracker Using Time Series Model

NIESR Weekly Covid-19 Tracker Using Time Series Model

A new study co-authored by Emeritus Professor Andrew Harvey produces good forecasts of epidemics before new cases or deaths peak.


RES: News from the Women’s Committee - A Growing Divide


Tejarat-e-Farda: The Relationship Between a Smuggler and a Politician. How do Drugs Corrupt Governments?


EUI-Pierre Werner Chair: It’s All in the Mix: How Monetary and Fiscal Policies Can Work or Fail Together



Videos


Cambridge Economics Alumni Webinar Series

In this webinar, Dr Meredith Crowley (University Reader in International Economics) explores what can we learn about major changes in global trade from studying Brexit. She was joined by Professor Catherine Barnard (Professor of European Union and Labour Law) who talked about the new UK-EU trade deal, the Trade and Cooperation Agreement.

 



Today's Seminars




Suphanit Piyapromdee
(UCL)
'The Anatomy of Sorting - Evidence from Danish Data'
Thursday 4th March 2021 1:00pm
Zoom


Faculty Events


01 Sep

52nd Money Macro and Finance Annual Conference
Clare College




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