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The Dollar and International Capital Flows in the COVID-19 Crisis

The Dollar and International Capital Flows in the COVID-19 Crisis

Professor Giancarlo Corsetti, and Emile Marin have published an article for VOXeu titled "The dollar and international capital flows in the COVID-19 crisis". This column shows that in crises, the dollar tends to appreciate – especially against emerging market currencies – and dollar liquidity becomes scarce.


The Economic Impact of COVID-19 on Workers

The Economic Impact of COVID-19 on Workers

Dr. Christopher Rauh (joint with former PhD student Teodora Boneva, Abi Adams-Prassl and Marta Golin) has just published two working papers looking at the economic impacts of COVID-19 on workers in the UK and US.


Covid Economics: A Real-Time Journal

Covid Economics: A Real-Time Journal

Professor Giancarlo Corsetti joins the editorial board promoting, "Covid Economics: A Real-Time Journal (CEJ)". The Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR) has decided to launch this new online peer-reviewed review to disseminate emerging scholarly work on the Covid-19 epidemic. CEPR have just published Covid Economics: Vetted and Real-Time Papers Issue 1.


Is Panic Buying Irrational?

Is Panic Buying Irrational?

Dr. Juan Block was interviewed by Lizzy Burden of The Telegraph, for the article "Is Panic Buying Irrational? Here's Why It Can Seem To Make Economic Sense", which discusses different theoretical rationale behind panic buying.



Videos


Economics of Infectious Diseases


Dr. Flavio Toxvaerd and Dr. Rupert Gatti discuss the COVID-19 epidemic and the work that Dr. Toxvaerd and fellow economic epidemiologists are doing to better understand and deal with the ongoing crisis. This is part of the Cambridge-INET led COVID-19 Economic Research website

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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


Government Debt management: the Short and the Long of it

"Government Debt management: the Short and the Long of it"
Faraglia, E., Marcet, A., Oikonomou, R. and Scott, A.
Review of Economic Studies [2019]


Large Firm Dynamics and the Business Cycle

"Large Firm Dynamics and the Business Cycle"
Carvalho, V. M. and Grassi, B.
American Economic Review [2019]


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]


Self-Fulfilling Recessions at the Zero Lower Bound

"Self-Fulfilling Recessions at the Zero Lower Bound"
Brendon, C., Paustian, M. and Yates, T.
Journal of Monetary Economics [2019]


Efficient estimation of nonparametric regression in the presence of dynamic heteroskedasticity

"Efficient estimation of nonparametric regression in the presence of dynamic heteroskedasticity"
Linton, O. and Xiao, Z.
Journal of Econometrics [2019]





Faculty Events


15 May

2nd Symposium on Competition Policy
Virtual Event The Cambridge-INET Institute

28 May

Econometric Methods for Modern Data Structures
Event postponed (date tbc) The Cambridge-INET Institute



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