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Brexit Uncertainty

Oliver Exton (PhD student) will present his research on "Brexit uncertainty", at the Royal Economic Society Annual Conference on Wednesday 17th April 2019. His talk will be based on the paper "Renegotiation of Trade Agreements and Firm Exporting Decisions: Evidence from the Impact of Brexit on UK Exports" (joint with Dr. Meredith Crowley and Lu Han).




Debt Sustainability and Debt Vulnerabilities

Professor Giancarlo Corsetti will give a talk on Debt Sustainability and Debt Vulnerabilities at the distinguished Third Interdisciplinary Sovereign Debt Research and Management Conference. This event is being hosted by the Georgetown’s Institute of International Economic Law, in Washington D.C., on 11th-12th April 2019.


Can a Free Port Rescue Teesside's Steel Community?

Post-Brexit, could the creation of a free port rescue Teesside's steel community? Dr. Meredith Crowley discussed her views on the plan in an interview with CNN TV. You can read the text article on the CNN Business site.


UK Government Review of the Economics of Biodiversity

Prof. Partha Dasgupta has been appointed to lead a UK government review into the link between biodiversity and economic growth. The UK Chancellor of the Exchequer's Spring Statement outlined the estimated £680 million value that 1,500 species of pollinators deliver to the UK economy, highlighting that climate change is not the only environmental challenge.



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

Spotlight



The European Guilds: An Economic Analysis

The European Guilds: An Economic Analysis



20 Years of the National Minimum Wage

National Minimum Wage



Recent Publications


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


"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]


"Networks, markets and inequality"
Gagnon, J. and Goyal, S.
American Economic Review [2017]


"Trading in networks"
Choi, S., Galeotti, A and Goyal, S.
Journal of the European Economic Association [2017]







Carlos Carrillo-Tudela - CANCELLED
(Essex)
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Tuesday 23rd April 2019 1:00pm
Meade Room


Arpita Chatterjee
(University of New South Wales)
'Trade and Minimum Wages in General Equilibrium: Theory and Evidence (joint with Xue Bai, Kala Krishna and Hong Ma)'
Tuesday 23rd April 2019 1:00pm
Meade Room

Faculty Events


25 Apr

How Women Made the West Rich Book Launch - Victoria Bateman
Heffers Bookshop

02 May

Firms and Growth - Professor Pete Klenow
Faculty of Law

17 May

Symposium on Competition Policy
Clare College



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