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Recent News

Democratic Purges in Post-World War II France Grant

Dr. Toke Aidt in collaboration with colleagues at the Université libre de Bruxelles wins British Academy/ Leverhulme grant to study democratic purges in post-World War II France.

The Economics of Religion in India

Dr. Sriya Iyer was interviewed about her recently published book 'The Economics of Religion in India' by SheThePeople. The book was also featured in leading Indian business newspaper The Mint "Why Religion Steps In When the State Steps Back"

U.S. Blocks Appointments of New Judges to World Trade Organization

Dr. Meredith Crowley was interviewed on the NPR Morning Edition programme about her research with Rob Howse on the Tuna-Dolphin II dispute, in relation to President Trump's attacks on the World Trade Organization.

Chair of the Faculty

Professor Sanjeev Goyal FBA will be stepping down as Chair of the Faculty on September 30, 2018, upon completion of his four year term. Professor Hamid Sabourian FBA will be succeeding him as Chair of the Faculty.


"How does the US see Brexit?" - Dr. Meredith Crowley

In this Royal Economic Society (RES) video Dr. Meredith Crowley looks at American attitudes, the potential for new trading partners and negative responses towards globalisation.

Watch on the RES youtube channel


Find out about The Faculty's Brexit Research

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Women in Economics

Women in Economics

Recent Publications

"Networks and misallocation: insurance, migration, and the rural-urban wage gap"
Munshi, K. and Rosenzweig, M.
American Economic Review [2016]

"Wealth, health, and child development: evidence from administrative data on Swedish lottery players"
Cesarani, D., Lindqvist, E., Ostling, R. and Wallace, B.
Quarterly Journal of Economics [2016]

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

"On the determinants of slum formation"
Cavalcanti, T. V. D.
Economic Journal [2018]

Faculty Events

16 Oct

Market Liquidity and Microstructure Invariance
Trinity College

31 Oct

The Ellen McArthur Lectures - Time Horizons and Market Boundaries
Faculty of Law

14 Nov

Economic Narratives - Robert Shiller
Lady Mitchell Hall


Job Market and Placements

2017-2018 Job Market Candidates