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Plan to Make a Step Change in UK Economic Growth 

The Faculty is delighted to announce that Rhys Williams, Nick Robin and Dano Meiske (formerly BA, MPhil in Economics and MPhil in Economic Research students) have won a joint first prize for their part in the public policy paper Decentralising Britain: The 'big push' towards inclusive prosperity" (joint with Romain Esteve, Martin Kabrt, Agata Makowska and Farooq Sabri), from Institute for Public Policy: The Progressive Policy Think Tank.

Published on - Thursday 11th July 2019

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Economic Growth

Step Change

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Long-Term Growth Effects of Climate Change 

Dr. Kamiar Mohaddes gave a presentation on the 10th May 2019 entitled "Long-Term Growth Effects of Climate Change" at the Climate Change and Central Banking Workshop in Ottawa, organized by the Bank of Canada.

Published on - Monday 13th May 2019

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Economic Growth

Climate Change

Long-Term Growth

Central Banks



Economic Case for Biodiversity 

Professor Partha Dasgupta's research into biodiversity for the UN has been quoted by an article in the Guardian newspaper. The article title "UK urged to take lead on biodiversity as UN issues urgent warning" was published online on 6th May 2019 and in the print version on 7th May 2019.

Published on - Monday 13th May 2019

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Biodiversity

Economic Growth

UK Government

Climate Change



Ancient History and Economics 

Professor Sheilagh Ogilvie is in dialogue with Professor Walter Scheidel (Stanford) on “What Have the Romans Ever Done for Us?” at the Newell Classics Event. This event is Cambridge’s most prestigious occasion for public-facing classical scholarship, and takes place on the 2nd May 2019 in the Palmerston Room, Fisher Building, St John’s College. Read More>>

Published on - Friday 26th April 2019

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Economic Growth

Great Divergence

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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. Read More>>

Published on - Wednesday 3rd April 2019

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Population Overshoot

Biodiversity

Economic Growth

UK Government



When is Debt a Drag on Economic Growth? 

Dr. Kamiar Mohaddes's column "When is debt a drag on economic growth?" was published on the ERF Policy Portal. Click through to read his column on the ERF forum. Read More>>

Published on - Thursday 5th April 2018

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Debt

Economic Growth



Growth Mini Workshop 

Cambridge-INET and the Centre for Macroeconomics are hostings a Growth Mini Workshop on Tuesday 3rd May 2016, from 1.00pm-5.00pm, in the New Combination Room, Corpus Christi College.

Published on - Tuesday 3rd May 2016

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Economic Growth

Macroeconomics




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