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Climate Change Could Shrink the Economies of Virtually all Countries

Climate Change Could Shrink the Economies of Virtually all Countries

Dr. Kamiar Mohaddes's paper "Long-Term Macroeconomic Effects of Climate Change: A Cross-Country Analysis" (joint with Matthew E. Kahn, Ryan N.C. Ng, M. Hashem Pesaran, Mehdi Raissi, and Jui-Chung Yang) has been highlighted in an article by the University of Cambridge's Research News.


Fast Trading and the Virtue of Entropy

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Fast Trading and the Virtue of Entropy

Professor Giancarlo Corsetti, Romain Lafarguette and Arnaud Mehl have published an article for VOXeu titled "Fast Trading and the Virtue of Entropy". This column argues that high-frequency trading can increase market efficiency and the quality of trade.


What Free Ports Can and Can’t Achieve

What Free Ports Can and Can’t Achieve

Dr. Meredith Crowley was quoted in The Economist article "What free ports can and can’t achieve", regarding the government's new policy to create free ports or free trade zones. It is proposed there will be ten of the new tariff-free zones around the UK, post-Brexit.


Professor Willy Brown 1945-2019

Professor Willy Brown 1945-2019

The Faculty of Economics is saddened to announce the sudden and unexpected death of Professor William (Willy) Brown on 1st August 2019. Professor Brown held the position of Professor of Industrial Relations from 1985 (Emeritus from 2013) at the Faculty of Economics.



Videos & Podcasts


The Economic Consequences of the Peace Part One


To launch September's The Economic Consequences of the Peace Centenary Conference, Boni Sones interviewed Maurice Obstfeld (University of California), Giancarlo Corsetti and David Howarth (University of Cambridge) to find their thoughts on John Maynard Keynes's book.

Listen to both parts of the podcast on the Conference site

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Find out about The Faculty's Brexit Research

Find out about The Faculty's Brexit Research



The European Guilds: An Economic Analysis

The European Guilds: An Economic Analysis



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, accepted [2018]


A network approach to public goods

"A network approach to public goods"
Elliott, M. and Golub, B.
accepted, Journal of Political Economy [2018]


Alternative Asymptotics for Cointegration Tests in Large VARs

"Alternative Asymptotics for Cointegration Tests in Large VARs"
Onatski, A. and Wang, C.
Econometrica [2018]


Fixed-Effect Regressions on Network Data

"Fixed-Effect Regressions on Network Data"
Jochmans, K., and Weidner, M.
Econometrica, forthcoming [2019]





Faculty Events


29 Aug

Cambridge Networks Day (CNDay)
Sainsbury Laboratory

09 Sep

The Centenary Conference on Keynes’s Economic Consequences of the Peace
King's College The Cambridge-INET Institute

19 Sep

European Doctoral Group in Economics - EDGE Jamboree
Queens' College



Vacancies





Job Market and Placements


Job Market and Placements


2018-2019 Job Market Candidates



Student & Staff Behaviour


Athena Swan - Student and Staff Behaviour


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