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Rebuilding Macroeconomics Cambridge-INET Sustainable Growth Hub Workshop 

Rebuilding Macroeconomics and Cambridge-INET are hosting the Sustainable Growth Hub Workshop at King's College, University of Cambridge on 16th March 2020. The aim of this workshop is to discuss the preliminary results of projects funded by the Hub. Presentations will be given on some interim findings to open up a general discussion and encourage a cross-fertilization of ideas from members of the Network.

Event Date - Monday 16th March 2020

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Macroeconomics

Sustainability

Growth



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.

Published on - Friday 24th January 2020

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Growth

Policy

Economic History

Women in Economics



Chief Economic Adviser to Ukraine 

Dr. Alex Rodnyansky has been appointed as Chief Economic Adviser to the Prime Minister of Ukraine from September 2019. Dr Rodnyansky is responsible for drafting and monitoring the overall economic reform agenda in Ukraine, devoting particular attention toward its internal consistency. Read More>>

Published on - Tuesday 29th October 2019

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Policy

Reforms

Growth

Ukraine



Market Power and Innovation in the Intangible Economy 

A recent paper by PhD Candidate Maarten De Ridder of the Faculty of Economics was discussed in yesterday’s speech by ECB Vice-President Luis de Guindos. De Guindos summarized Market Power and Innovation in the Intangible Economy, which is Maarten’s Job Market Paper for the year 2019-2020.

Published on - Wednesday 25th September 2019

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Macroeconomics

Growth

Markets



Market Power and Innovation 

PhD candidate Maarten de Ridder has written a VoXEU column on the slowdown of productivity growth, the decline in business dynamism, and the rise of market power. He shows that these trends can be explained by the rising use of intangible inputs such as information technology and software.

Published on - Wednesday 3rd July 2019

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Firms

Markets

Growth



Firms and Growth 

Professor Pete Klenow gave this years Sir Richard Stone Lecture on "Firms and Growth". While Professor Klenow was in Cambridge he also took the time to discuss his "Firms and Growth" research with PhD student Oliver Exton. The video of his Stone Lecture, the question and answer session held after, and his discussion with Oliver are all available on the Stone Lectures site.

Published on - Thursday 20th June 2019

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Firms

Growth

Macroeconomics



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 Alexander Chudik, M. Hashem Pesaran and Mehdi Raissi), which was published this month in The Review of Economics and Statistics, was covered in the Financial Times today. Read More>>

Published on - Wednesday 3rd May 2017

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Dept

Output

Growth



Dr. Tiago Cavalcanti - "Winning the Oil Lottery" 

Dr. Tiago Cavalcanti, Daniel Da Mata and Frederik Toscani research into "Winning the Oil Lottery: The Impact of Natural Resource Extraction on Growth" has been featured in the IMF REsearch Bulletin. Read More>>

Published on - Wednesday 27th January 2016

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Oil

Growth



Joel Mokyr (Northwestern University) "A Culture of Growth" 

Cambridge-INET is holding a talk by Professor Joel Mokyr (Northwestern University) on "A Culture of Growth", in the Meade Room, Faculty of Economics, on Tuesday, 23rd September 2014, at 2.00pm. Drawing on his latest book, Prof. Mokyr will analyze the 1500-1700 market for ideas and how it gave rise to the Industrial Revolution and the Modern Economy.

Event Date - Tuesday 23rd September 2014

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Growth

Markets

Industrial Revolution

Modern Economy




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