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EEA 2020 Scientific Programme Committee Chair

EEA 2020 Scientific Programme Committee Chair

Professor Vasco M. Carvalho, has been appointed the EEA 2020 Scientific Programme Committee Chair, for the 35th Annual Congress of the European Economic Association, which will held at the ERASMUS University Rotterdam (The Netherlands), on the 24th - 27th August 2020.


Ogilvie Public Lecture in Amsterdam

Ogilvie Public Lecture in Amsterdam

Professor Sheilagh Ogilvie will give a public lecture on 19 November 2019 on “How Do Bad Institutions Survive? European Guilds, c. 1000 – c. 1880”. The lecture is hosted by the Amsterdam Centre for Urban History and will be held at Oost Indisch Huis, the seventeenth-century headquarters of the Dutch East India Company.


IMF High-Level Advisory Panel on Central Bank Transparency

IMF High-Level Advisory Panel on Central Bank Transparency

Dr. Petra Geraats has been appointed to a High-Level Advisory Panel on Central Bank Transparency by the International Monetary Fund (IMF). The advisory panel, which consists of prominent former central bankers and academics, will help guide the development of the IMF's new Central Bank Transparency (CBT) Code.


National Food Strategy Advisory Panel

National Food Strategy Advisory Panel

Dr. Meredith Crowley has been appointed to the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs's (DEFRA) Advisory Panel for a National Food Strategy. This advisory panel of experts from across agriculture, retail, food manufacture, NGOs and academia has today been named to support the development of the National Food Strategy.



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



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


Networks, markets and inequality

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


Religion and Depression in Adolescence

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


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]


Applied welfare analysis for discrete choice with interval-data on income

"Applied welfare analysis for discrete choice with interval-data on income"
Lee, Y-Y. and Bhattacharya, D.
Journal of Econometrics, forthcoming [2019]


Tariff scares: Trade policy uncertainty and foreign market entry by Chinese firms

"Tariff scares: Trade policy uncertainty and foreign market entry by Chinese firms"
Crowley, M. A., Meng, N., and Song, H.
Journal of International Economics [2018]





Today's Seminars




Richard J. Smith
(Cambridge)
'Quasi-Maximum Likelihood and The Kernel Block Bootstrap for Nonlinear Dynamic Models'
Wednesday 13th November 2019 2:00pm
Keynes Room


Juuso Valimaki
(Aalto University)
'Correlated Large Contests'
Wednesday 13th November 2019 4:00pm
Keynes Room


Faculty Events


19 Nov

Market Design When Resource Allocation is NP-Hard - Paul Milgrom
Lady Mitchell Hall

18 Dec

Workshop on Financial Econometrics
Keynes Room The Cambridge-INET Institute

15 May

2nd Symposium on Competition Policy
Clare College The Cambridge-INET Institute



University Industrial Action


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Student & Staff Behaviour


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