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New Gift to Promote Study of Egalitarian Capitalism

New Gift to Promote Study of Egalitarian Capitalism

A gift from Gavin Oldham (Trinity 1968), Chair and CEO of Share PLC, will fund a new programme of research to study egalitarian capitalism at the University of Cambridge.


Oliver Linton Elected Society for Financial Econometrics President

Oliver Linton Elected Society for Financial Econometrics President

The Society for Financial Econometrics is a global network of academics and practitioners dedicated to sharing research and ideas in the fast growing field of financial econometrics.


The Keynes Fund: Research into an Inefficient Market

The Keynes Fund: Research into an Inefficient Market

Dr Toke Aidt explains how the Keynes Fund operates. It has been responsible for supporting many researchers who have provided fascinating insights into economics and the way markets work.


Predicting When Conflict Breaks Out: A Hard Problem

Dr Rauh is proposing a new model for forecasting conflict, which could predict when outbreaks of violence might escalate into war.


Why Communications Should be Transparent

Dr Petra Geraats outlines her work on a new code for transparency, in a call for openness published by the International Monetary Fund.


How Supply Chain Disruptions Led to a Wide Economic Impact of 2011 Japan Earthquake

What role does supply chains play in propagating the impact of disruptions brought about by local disturbances.



Recent publications


Investments in Social Ties, Risk Sharing, and Inequality

"Investments in Social Ties, Risk Sharing, and Inequality "
Ambrus, A. and Elliott, M.
Review of Economic Studies [2020]


Spurious Factor Analysis

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


Multiscale clustering of nonparametric regression curves

"Multiscale clustering of nonparametric regression curves"
Vogt, M., Linton, O.
Journal of Econometrics [2020]


A Dynamic Model of Personality, Schooling, and Occupational Choice

"A Dynamic Model of Personality, Schooling, and Occupational Choice"
Todd, P. E. and Zhang, W.
Quantitative Economics [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]




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


Keynes Fund 19th Call for Projects

Keynes Fund 19th Call for Projects

The Keynes Fund has announced it's 19th Call for Projects. The deadline for project proposals is 30th September 2021. Please see the Keynes Fund site for the criteria and details of the project applications process.


Bringing Production Back into Development - Launch Event

Bringing Production Back into Development - Launch Event

Dr. Ha-Joon Chang is the co-editor for a special issue of the European Journal of Development Research journal.


Mastering Entrepreneurship Blog: How do Businesses Deal with Uncertainty Effectively?


THE: Has the Pandemic Changed Research Culture – and is it for the better?


NY Times: The Effect of Climate Change on Sovereign Creditworthiness



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.

 



Faculty Events


04 May

Climate-Macroeconomics Mini Conference
Online event

20 May

Cambridge Economics Alumni Webinar Series: Economic Analysis of Student Admissions
Online Event



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Job Market and Placements


Job Market and Placements


2020-2021 Job Market Candidates



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