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The Value of International Electricity Trading

The Value of International Electricity Trading

Professor David Newbery was the lead author on the Ofgem commissioned report "The Value of International Electricity Trading". The report written by researchers from University of Cambridge and University College London (UCL), looked into cross-border electricity trading between Great Britain and connected European Union markets, and is intended to inform Ofgem’s State of the Energy Market report.


Is the UK headed for a trade war with the US?

Is the UK headed for a trade war with the US?

Dr. Meredith Crowley was interviewed by BBC Radio Scotland about the UK's proposed digital sales tax and whether it will lead to a trade war with the US. You can listen to the programme on the BBC website (starts at 1h 06m).


Growth: Cautionary Tales from History - Cabinet Office Blog

Growth: Cautionary Tales from History - Cabinet Office Blog

The Cabinet Office blog has published an essay by Professor Sheilagh Ogilvie on her 2019 Thought Experiment Lecture at the Treasury. Prof. Ogilvie's Open Innovation essay presents highlights of her lecture, with accompanying video interview on working with policymakers, and a link to a full-length summary of her lecture.


UK and US Battle Over Digital Services Tax

UK and US Battle Over Digital Services Tax

Dr. Meredith Crowley was interviewed on BBC Radio 4's Today Programme, discussing the US-UK spat over a proposed digital services tax on. You can listen to the programme on the BBC website (starts at 1h 25m).



Videos


Interview with Professor Pete Klenow


While Professor Pete Klenow (Stanford) was in Cambridge to deliver the 2019 Stone Lecturer, he sat down with PhD student Oliver Exton to discuss "Firms & Growth".

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Spotlight



2019-2020 Job Market Candidates

PhD and Postdoctoral Research Fellows Job Market Candidates 2019 - 2020



Find out about The Faculty's Brexit Research

Find out about The Faculty's Brexit Research



Recent Publications


Large Firm Dynamics and the Business Cycle

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


Fixed-Effect Regressions on Network Data

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


Rational Disinhibition and Externalities in Prevention

"Rational Disinhibition and Externalities in Prevention"
Toxvaerd, F.M.O.
International Economic Review [2019]


Efficiency and stability under substitutable priorities with ties

"Efficiency and stability under substitutable priorities with ties"
Erdil, A. and Kumano, T.
Journal of Economic Theory [2019]


What motivates and oligarchic elite to democratize? Evidence from the roll call vote on the Great Reform Act of 1832

"What motivates and oligarchic elite to democratize? Evidence from the roll call vote on the Great Reform Act of 1832"
Aidt, T. S. and Franck, R.
Journal of Economic History [2019]





Today's Seminars




Gregor Jarosch
(Princeton University)
'Granular Search, Market Structure, and Wages Granular Search, Market Structure and Wages'
Tuesday 28th January 2020 3:30pm
Meade Room


Faculty Events


27 Jan

Ofcom Talk - Online Regulation and Spectrum Auctions
Meade Room

27 Feb

Child Health as Human Capital - Prof Janet Currie
Faculty of Law

28 Mar

The Economics of Distributed Ledger Technology
Clare College



Cambridge-INET Institute





Student & Staff Behaviour


Athena Swan - Student and Staff Behaviour


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