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1st Year Student wins an Undergraduate of the Year Award

The Faculty would like to congratulate first-year economics student, Ekaterina Christova who won The Future CFO of the Year Award at this years Undergraduate of the Year Awards.

Published on: Monday 14th August 2017


Keynes Fund - Call for Projects 2017

The Keynes Fund is running it's eleventh Call for Projects. The deadline for project proposals is 15th September 2017

Published on: Wednesday 2nd August 2017


Dr. Bateman debates Brexit on Radio 4

Dr Victoria Bateman was asked to debate Brexit and the latest GDP growth figures with a leading Brexiteer, on Radio 4's World at One programme. You can listen online or download the podcast.

Published on: Wednesday 26th July 2017


IEA Roundtable on the Economics of Religion Report

Dr Sriya Iyer has written a report on the IEA Roundtable on the Economics of Religion that took place on the 10-11th July 2017 at St. Catharine's College, Cambridge.

Published on: Tuesday 18th July 2017


Dr. Crowley talks to BBC World Service

Dr. Meredith Crowley spoke to the BBC World Service's Newshour Extra programme about globalization and her ESRC Brexit grant research. A podcast of the programme is available on the BBC website.

Published on: Friday 7th July 2017


Faculty Senior Academic Promotions

Vasco Carvalho, Sara Horrell, Pontus Rendahl and Petra Geraats have all been successful in the Faculty's Senior Academic Promotions.

Published on: Thursday 15th June 2017


Workshop held in Honour of Prof. Dasgupta

The James S McDonnell Foundation, St Louis, held a workshop on Complex Systems Science in honour of Professor Sir Partha Dasgupta at St John's College, Cambridge on 7th-8th of June 2017.

Published on: Thursday 15th June 2017


Faculty Away Day May 23 2017

The Faculty held it's annual Away Day on the 23rd May 2017 at Madingley Hall, Cambridge.

Published on: Wednesday 14th June 2017


Prof. Dasgupta inducted as Fellow of the AERE

Professor Partha Dasgupta was recently inducted as Fellow of the (American) Association of Environmental and Resource Economists. Unfortunately Prof. Dasgupta was unable to attend the ceremony, but his acceptance letter was read at the occasion by the current President, Laura Taylor.

Published on: Thursday 8th June 2017


Prof. Corsetti to talk at the Annual MacCaLM Conference

Professor Giancarlo Corsetti is giving a talk on 'Capital flows and monetary policy trade-offs' at the Annual MacCaLM Conference, University of Edinburgh on 21st June 2017.

Published on: Wednesday 7th June 2017


Dr. Edoardo Gallo awarded an Early Career Fellowship from CRASSH

The Early Career Fellowship scheme at CRASSH, jointly funded by the Isaac Newton Trust and the Schools of Arts & Humanities and Humanities & Social Sciences, allows Cambridge University Teaching Officers and College Teaching Officers to apply for an additional term of research leave in order to develop a new research project.

Published on: Saturday 1st April 2017


Prof. Goyal to give Public Lecture in Oxford

Professor Sanjeev Goyal will give a public lecture on "The Law of the Few" at the Oxford Mathematics Institute on 28th June 2017.

Published on: Wednesday 28th June 2017


The Tripos makes it to the top of the Guardian university table

The Guardian newspaper has released it's University league table for 2018 and the University of Cambridge Economics Tripos has come top.

Published on: Wednesday 24th May 2017


Vasco Carvalho's Research Featured in Columbia GSB's Ideas and Insights

Columbia Business School discusses how complex supply chains can transform local shocks into national economic malaise based on the paper "Supply Chain Disruptions: Evidence from the Great East Japan Earthquake", by Vasco Carvalho, Makoto Nirei, Yukiko Saito and Alireza Tahbaz-Salehi.

Published on: Wednesday 17th May 2017


Maarten de Ridder wins Student-Led Teaching Award for Best Lecturer

Phd student Maarten de Ridder has won one of the Cambridge Student Union's, Student-Led Teaching Awards and will be honored at a ceremony in the University Combination Room on May 9th.

Published on: Thursday 11th May 2017


Dr. Mohaddes's Research Covered in the Financial Times

Dr Kamiar Mohaddes's paper "Is There a Debt-Threshold Effect on Output Growth?" (joint with Chudik, Pesaran and Raissi) was covered in the Financial Times today.

Published on: Wednesday 3rd May 2017


Dr. Crowley, Prof. Corsetti and Dr. Bartels (Law) win £300k ESRC grant.

Dr. Crowley, with co-investigators Prof. Corsetti and Dr. Bartels (Law), wins £300k ESRC grant to study the impact of trade policy and exchange rate shocks on trade volumes and prices in post-Brexit Britain.

Published on: Tuesday 18th April 2017


Dr Iyer Interviewed by ECNMY: What is the economics of religion really about?

Dr Sriya Iyer talks "What is the economics of religion really about?" in an article and interview was published in ECNMY.

Published on: Tuesday 18th April 2017


Marshall Library's Three-legged Cat 'relieves exam stress'

A three-legged cat adopted by the Marshall Library is being used to help relieve students' stress during the exam season. Jasper, a five-year-old ginger tom, belongs to the deputy librarian at the Marshall Library of Economics.

Published on: Monday 10th April 2017


The Life and Work of Frank Hahn Exhibition

The Marshall Library launched The Life and Work of Frank Hahn Exhibition this week. The Exhibition will be on display in the Marshall Library Social Area until 22nd April, 2017.

Published on: Tuesday 28th February 2017


Professor Kenneth J. Arrow, 1921-2017

The Faculty is saddened to announce that Professor Kenneth J. Arrow has died at age 95. He was the Joan Kenney Professor Emeritus of Economics and Professor Emeritus of Operations Research at Stanford University.

Published on: Friday 24th February 2017


Eric Maskin and Baron Turner Receive Honorary Degrees

The Faculty is pleased to announce that the title of the degree of Doctor of Science honoris causa will conferred on Eric Maskin and that the title of the degree of Doctor of Law honoris causa will be conferred on Jonathan Adair, Baron Turner of Ecchinswell.

Published on: Thursday 16th February 2017


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