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Professor Chris Abell FRS, FMedSci (1957 – 2020)

Professor Chris Abell FRS, FMedSci (1957 – 2020)

The Faculty of Economics and the University of Cambridge are saddened to announce that Professor Chris Abell, Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Research, one of the Managers of the Keynes Fund, Professor of Biological Chemistry and Todd-Hamied Fellow of Christ’s College, has died suddenly at the age of 62.


Tight Race in US Election 2020 Forecast

Tight Race in US Election 2020 Forecast

A new method of forecasting the US presidential race appears to show the Democrats will win the popular vote. The forecast is tight, but indicates voters have a short memory of seismic economic events over the past few years. Emeritus Professor Hashem Pesaran explains why his model would have also forecast the U.S. Presidential election of 2016 which caught many by surprise.


European Commission and De Nederlandsche Bank Conference Keynotes

European Commission and De Nederlandsche Bank Conference Keynotes

Professor Giancarlo Corsetti has been invited to give two keynote speeches. The first is at the 23rd Annual Research Conference of De Nederlandsche Bank, "Monetary Non-Neutrality: The Real Effects of Monetary Policy in the Short and Long Run", on the 29th October 2020 and the second is the 2nd European Commission-JEDC conference "Secular Stagnation, Low Interest Rates and Low Inflation: Causes and Implications for Policy", on the 5th-6th November 2020. Both conferences will be held online.


Effect on Global Economy of Reimposed EU Lockdowns

Effect on Global Economy of Reimposed EU Lockdowns

Dr. Flavio Toxvaerd was interviewed for Cheddar News Network on Friday 23rd October 2020, where he discussed the reimplementation of lockdowns across Europe, due to the rise in COVID-19 cases and the global economic impact of this.



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


The Empirical Content of Binary Choice Models

"The Empirical Content of Binary Choice Models"
Bhattacharya, D.
Econometrica, forthcoming [2020]


Religion and Depression in Adolescence

"Religion and Depression in Adolescence"
Fruehwirth, J., Iyer, S. and Zhang, A.
Journal of Political Economy [2019]


(Mis)Allocation Effects of an Overpaid Public Sector

"(Mis)Allocation Effects of an Overpaid Public Sector"
Cavalcanti, T. and Santos, M.
Journal of the European Economic Association [2020]


A new semiparameteric estimation approach for large dynamic covariance matrices with multiple conditioning variables

"A new semiparameteric estimation approach for large dynamic covariance matrices with multiple conditioning variables"
Chen, J., Li, D., & Linton, O.
Journal of Econometrics [2019]


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]





Today's Seminars




Elena Manresa
(NYU)
'An Adversarial Approach to Structural Estimation'
Wednesday 28th October 2020 2:00pm
Zoom


Faculty Events


03 Nov

Heterogeneity and Monetary Policy after COVID-19 Mini Conference
Online Event

19 Nov

Cambridge Economics Alumni Webinar Series: Gender and Economics
Online Event

24 Nov

The End of Free Markets and Return of the State? - Book Event
Online Event



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Job Market and Placements


2020-2021 Job Market Candidates



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Athena Swan - Student and Staff Behaviour


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