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ASREC 24 hour Conference Event - Call for Papers 

The Association for the Study of Religion, Economics, And Culture (ASREC) will hold a 24 hour virtual conference on the 20th November 2020. Ahead of this event, they have just released a Call for Papers. The deadline to submissions is the 18th September 2020. Dr Sriya Iyer is part of the Organizing Committee for the Europe/Africa/MENA regions.

Published on - Thursday 2nd July 2020

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Social Economics

Religion

Culture



COVID Economics Alumni Webinar Series 

Cambridge-INET and Dr. Meredith Crowley are hosting a series of public lectures for Cambridge Alumni. The fifth of these webinars "How do Personal Attributes Affect an Individual's Engagement with Society Under COVID?", will take place on Friday 12th June 2020, at 1.00pm and feature talks by Dr Sriya Iyer and Dr Weilong Zhang. Please see the Cambridge-INET COVID Economics Alumni webinar series webpage for details.

Event Date - Friday 12th June 2020

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COVID-19

Religion

Education

Health



Economics of Religion in India - DFID Video 

Dr. Sriya Iyer was invited by the Chief Economist's Office at the UK Department for International Development (DFID) to give a talk on her research on the economics of religion in India. The talk took place on the 9th March 2020 in London and before the talk Anna Rudge (a Senior Economic Adviser to the Chief Economist), conducted a 3-minute interview with Dr. Iyer on her main research findings. Read More>>

Published on - Wednesday 11th March 2020

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Religion

India

Development

Women in Economics



Advances in the Economics of Religion 

Dr. Sriya Iyer's co-edited volume "Advances in the Economics of Religion" is the featured publication on the International Economic Association (IEA) home page. This book is the outcome of the IEA Roundtable on The Economics of Religion which was hosted at St Catharine's College, Cambridge in 2017 and co-sponsored by Cambridge-INET.

Published on - Monday 29th July 2019

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Economics

Religion

Women in Economics



Advances in the Economics of Religion 

Dr. Sriya Iyer is the co-editor (with Jean-Paul Carvalho and Jared Rubin) of a new volume title "Advances in the Economics of Religion". This new book is the outcome of the International Economic Association Roundtable on The Economics of Religion which was hosted at St Catharine's College, Cambridge in 2017.

Published on - Wednesday 10th July 2019

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Economics

Religion

Women in Economics



The Marketplace of Faith 

Dr. Sriya Iyer looks at "Why are Americans so religious?" in an article published in the Wall Street Journal. This follows on from the recent publication of her book "The Economics of Religion in India". Which was one of the Times Literary Supplement's 'Books of the Year 2018'.

Published on - Thursday 3rd January 2019

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US

Religion

Women in Economics



The Economics of Religion in India Launch 

Harvard University Press, the Faculty of Economics and the Cambridge-INET Institute held an event to celebrate the publication of Dr. Sriya Iyer's The Economics of Religion in India book. The event took place on 31st October 2018 in the Senior Combination Room, St Catharine’s College. See a selection of photographs from the evening.

Published on - Tuesday 13th November 2018

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India

Religion

Women in Economics



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" Read More>>

Published on - Friday 12th October 2018

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India

Religion

Women in Economics



The Economics of Religion in India Book Launch 

Harvard University Press, the Faculty of Economics and the Cambridge-INET Institute are holding an event to celebrate the publication of Dr. Sriya Iyer's The Economics of Religion in India book. The event will take place on 31st October 2018 in the Senior Combination Room, St Catharine’s College.

Event Date - Wednesday 31st October 2018

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India

Religion

Women in Economics



The Economics of Religion in India  

Dr. Sriya Iyer's new book "The Economics of Religion in India", published by Harvard University Press, has much to teach us about India and other pluralistic societies the world over, and about the power of economics to illuminate some of societies’ deepest beliefs and dynamics.

Published on - Tuesday 18th September 2018

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India

Religion

Women in Economics



The Economics of Religion in India 

Dr. Sriya Iyer recently gave the Faculty Research Seminar based on the research in her 2018 Harvard University Press book, where she uses economic methods to study religion. Her talk was titled 'The Economics of Religion in India' and delivered on 23 April 2018.

Published on - Tuesday 1st May 2018

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Women in Economics

Religion

India



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

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Women in Economics

Religion



IEA Roundtable on The Economics of Religion 

The International Economic Association Roundtable on The Economics of Religion will take place on the 10th-11th July 2017, in the McGrath Centre at St Catharine's College, Cambridge.

Event Date - Monday 10th July 2017 - Tuesday 11th July 2017

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Women in Economics

Religion



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. Read More>>

Published on - Tuesday 18th April 2017

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Women in Economics

Religion



Holy Wars: Temple Desecrations in Medieval India 

Dr. Sriya Iyer's Working Paper "Holy Wars: Temple Desecrations in Medieval India" (Cambridge-INET Working Paper wp1702 and Cambridge Working Papers in Economics cwpe1705) features in an article she (with Anand Shrivastava and Rohit Ticku) has written for Ideas of India.

Published on - Monday 27th March 2017

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Conflict

Religion

Politics

Assassination




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