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US-China Trade Relations: A Way Forward 

Dr. Meredith Crowley is a member of the US-China Trade Policy Working Group. Bloomberg reported that this trans-national working group have just released a proposal "US-China Trade Relations: A Way Forward", which proposes a new way to negotiate an end to the US-China Trade War. The statement was co-signed by a number of prominent economists and legal scholars, including 5 Nobel Laureates in Economics. Read More>>

Published on - Monday 28th October 2019

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US

China

Trade

Women in Economics



Passing a Brexit Deal Could Still End in No Deal 

Dr. Meredith Crowley was quoted in The New York Times article "Getting Brexit Deal Over Finish Line Would Only Begin a Torturous New Race", which predicts that should Parliament pass the current Brexit deal, then this would only be the start of tough trade deal negotiations with the EU, that would more than likely end in a no deal outcome.

Published on - Sunday 27th October 2019

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Brexit

No Deal

Trade

Women in Economics

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UK Eyes Post-Brexit Trade Deal with Japan 

Dr. Meredith Crowley was quoted in the Japan Times article "As UK eyes post-Brexit trade deal with Japan, its hand may not be as strong as it thinks", discussing the prospects for a Japan-UK Free Trade Agreement post-Brexit.

Published on - Thursday 17th October 2019

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Brexit

Trade

Japan

Women in Economics

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Brexit and Global Trade 

Dr. Meredith Crowley was quoted in The New York Times article "Global Trade is Deteriorating Fast and Sapping the World’s Economy", regarding the negative impact that Brexit is having on the growth of global trade.

Published on - Tuesday 1st October 2019

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Brexit

Trade

Global Economy

Women in Economics

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Review of World Economics Young Economist Prize 

Faculty of Economics Research Associate Dr. Lu Han has been awarded the Review of World Economics Young Economist Prize 2019 for his paper "The Mutable Geography of Firms' International Trade: Evidence and Macroeconomic Implications". Read More>>

Published on - Tuesday 10th September 2019

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Trade

Firms

Macroeconomics



Dollars and sense: The sterling depreciation and UK price competitiveness  

Professor Giancarlo Corsetti, Dr. Meredith Crowley, and Lu Han have published an article for VOXeu titled "Dollars and sense: The sterling depreciation and UK price competitiveness". This column shows that UK export price response to depreciation depends on the currency in which UK firms invoice their cross-border transactions.

Published on - Wednesday 28th August 2019

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Brexit

Trade

Exports

Prices



The chilling economic effects of Brexit uncertainty are intensifying 

Dr. Meredith Crowley, Oliver Exton, and Lu Han's paper "Renegotiation of Trade Agreements and Firm Exporting Decisions: Evidence from the Impact of Brexit on UK Exports", which looks into the effect of Brexit on exports, has been quoted by the Economist.

Published on - Tuesday 27th August 2019

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Brexit

Trade

Exports

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Fast Trading and the Virtue of Entropy 

Professor Giancarlo Corsetti, Romain Lafarguette and Arnaud Mehl have published an article for VOXeu titled "Fast Trading and the Virtue of Entropy". This column argues that high-frequency trading can increase market efficiency and the quality of trade.

Published on - Wednesday 14th August 2019

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Trade

Markets

Financial Markets



What Free Ports Can and Can’t Achieve 

Dr. Meredith Crowley was quoted in The Economist article "What free ports can and can’t achieve", regarding the government's new policy to create free ports or free trade zones. It is proposed there will be ten of the new tariff-free zones around the UK, post-Brexit.

Published on - Friday 9th August 2019

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Brexit

Trade

Freeports

Women in Economics

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Freeports Advisory Panel 

Dr. Meredith Crowley has been appointed to serve on the Freeports Advisory Panel at the Department for International Trade under Secretary of State Liz Truss. This Panel has been set up to ensure the UK is ready to trade post-Brexit.

Published on - Monday 5th August 2019

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Brexit

Trade

Freeports

Women in Economics

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Fast Trading and the Virtue of Entropy 

Professor Giancarlo Corsetti has just published a paper in the European Central Bank's (ECB) Working Paper Series. The paper "Fast Trading and the Virtue of Entropy: Evidence from the Foreign Exchange Market" is joint with Romain Lafarguette and Arnaud Mehl.

Published on - Wednesday 31st July 2019

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Foreign Exchange Market

Financial Markets

Trade

Macroeconomics



Is the U.S. Still Driving Globalization? 

Dr. Meredith Crowley was quoted in an article by the New York Times which discusses the changing position of the U.S. in globalization and the world order, particularly in light of President Trump's current China U.S. trade war and the tariffs imposed on Mexico.

Published on - Thursday 20th June 2019

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Trade

US

Globalization

World Order



UK in a Changing Europe 

Dr. Meredith Crowley has been made one of nine Senior Fellows by the ESRC for her research into "UK Trade Policy post-Brexit". The UK in a Changing Europe Hub has been given an additional £3.19 million, which will enable the hub to run for a further three years. Read More>>

Published on - Wednesday 19th June 2019

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Brexit

Trade

UK

Women in Economics

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Cambridge Finance Best Student Paper Award 2019 

The Faculty is delighted to announce that Margit Reischer (PhD student) is one of the two winners of this year's Cambridge Finance Best Student Paper Award 2019 for her "Finance-Thy-Neighbor. Trade Credit Origins of Aggregate Fluctuations" working paper. The award was presented by Prof. Bart Lambrecht (Director of both Cambridge Centre for Finance (CCFin) and Cambridge Endowment for Research in Finance (CERF)) on 14th June 2019.

Published on - Monday 17th June 2019

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Finance

Trade

Credit



What would a US-UK trade deal look like? 

Dr. Meredith Crowley spoke to BBC News about a potential US-UK trade deal, along with David Henig (UK Director of European Centre For International Political Economy). You can watch the discussion on BBC presenter Christian Fraser's Twitter feed.

Published on - Wednesday 5th June 2019

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Trade

UK

US



Trade War: The Clash of Economic Systems Threatening Global Prosperity 

Dr. Meredith Crowley is the editor of a new CEPR Vox eBook, "Trade War: The Clash of Economic Systems Threatening Global Prosperity". The eBook was launched today via the CEPR website and is acompanied by a VoxEU column introduction, written by Dr. Crowley.

Published on - Thursday 30th May 2019

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Trade

US

China

Women in Economics



US-China Trade War 

Dr. Meredith Crowley gave two interviews about the ongoing US-China trade war. The first was the lead story for the BBC World Service - World Update "Trump imposes tariffs on China" and the second for BBC World News - TV Impact, "Will the US and China reach a deal?". She was also quoted in the article "Who loses out in the US-China trade war?", featured on the BBC website.

Published on - Tuesday 14th May 2019

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Trade

US

China

Women in Economics



US-China Trade Dispute, Tariff Threats and Negotiations 

Dr. Meredith Crowley gave four interviews about the US-China trade dispute and negotiations. BBC Radio 4 - Today Programme (starts 1h 51m), BBC World Service - World Update (starts 27m 30s) BBC World Service - Newshour (starts 31m 22s) and BBC World News - Impact.

Published on - Tuesday 7th May 2019

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Trade

US

China

Women in Economics



Symposium on World Trade - Brexit Panel 

Dr. Meredith Crowley will be speaking on a panel at the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute's (MSRI) Symposium on World Trade at the British Academy on 23rd May 2019. Dr. Crowley will be taking part in the "Brexit and the United Kingdom’s Future Trade Relationships in the Global Economy" panel discussion. Read More>>

Published on - Wednesday 1st May 2019

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Brexit

Trade

Global Economy

Women in Economics

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Sticking Points in Brexit Talks 

Dr. Meredith Crowley took part in a teleconference, "What's Next for Brexit?" hosted by the Pacific Council on International Policy, the leading think tank on international policy on the West Coast of the US. Read More>>

Published on - Thursday 25th April 2019

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Brexit

Trade

UK

Women in Economics

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Brexit Uncertainty 

Oliver Exton (PhD student) will present his research on "Brexit uncertainty", at the Royal Economic Society Annual Conference on Wednesday 17th April 2019. His talk will be based on the paper "Renegotiation of Trade Agreements and Firm Exporting Decisions: Evidence from the Impact of Brexit on UK Exports" (joint with Dr. Meredith Crowley and Lu Han). Read More>>

Published on - Monday 15th April 2019

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Brexit

Trade

UK

Exports

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US-China Trade War Negotiations 

Dr. Meredith Crowley was interviewed on BBC Radio 4's Today programme about the ongoing Trade War negotiations between the US and China. Dr. Crowley's segment starts at 15:00 minutes into the broadcast.

Published on - Friday 15th February 2019

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Trade

US

China

Women in Economics



Is Japan's EU deal a threat to the UK industry? 

Dr. Meredith Crowley discusses how the new free trade agreement between the EU and Japan could be a possible threat to the post-Brexit British industry, in both the Guardian Newspaper and Customs Today.

Published on - Wednesday 6th February 2019

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Trade

UK

Brexit

Women in Economics

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Trade and the Economy Panel 

Dr. Meredith Crowley has been appointment to the Trade and the Economy Panel. The TEP is part of the Department for International Trade and aims to raise the DIT’s analytical capacity and capability, while championing high-quality, robust analysis to help secure the best outcomes for UK trade policy.

Published on - Tuesday 5th February 2019

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Trade

UK Economy

Trade Policy

Women in Economics





The Design of Trade Agreements 

Dr. Meredith Crowley spoke at the World Trade Organization's 'Updating Trade Cooperation: An Economic View' event, in Geneva on the 11th of December 2018. Dr. Crowley gave her presentation on 'Updating Economic Cooperation: Rethinking exibility tools in light of modern evidence' and you can watch her remarks on the WTO website (starts at 2 hours 22 mins). Read More>>

Published on - Wednesday 12th December 2018

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Trade

WTO

Women in Economics



U.S. Blocks Appointments of New Judges to World Trade Organization 

Dr. Meredith Crowley was interviewed on the NPR Morning Edition programme about her research with Rob Howse on the Tuna-Dolphin II dispute, in relation to President Trump's attacks on the World Trade Organization.

Published on - Wednesday 3rd October 2018

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Trade

US

WTO

Women in Economics



North American Free Trade Agreement 

Dr. Meredith Crowley was quoted in two BBC News articles about President Donald Trump's North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) between the US, Canada and Mexico. "Donald Trump says new trade deal is 'most important ever'" and "US and Canada reach new trade deal to replace Nafta".

Published on - Tuesday 2nd October 2018

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Trade

US

NAFTA

Women in Economics



Economics at the Festival of Ideas 

Three Faculty members will be running sessions at this years Festival of Ideas. Dr. Meredith Crowley will hold a panel discussion on "Trade Wars: Deal or No Deal", Dr. William Janeway will give a talk on "Doing Capitalism in the Innovation Economy" and Tony Cockerill will host the interactive "Running the British Economy" game. Read More>>

Published on - Monday 24th September 2018

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Trade

Capitalism

British Economy

Women in Economics



Counting the Costs of Brexit Uncertainty 

The Financial Times (subscription required) have quoted the report authored by Dr. Meredith Crowley, Oliver Exton and Lu Han in an article about the impact of Brexit on UK exports.

Published on - Monday 10th September 2018

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Brexit

Trade

No Deal

Women in Economics

Brexit Project Page >>



UK-Asia Trade in the Event of “no deal” Brexit 

Dr. Meredith Crowley was interviewed on BBC World News TV's Impact program “The prospects for UK-Asia trade in the event of a “no deal” Brexit,” presented by Yalda Hakim and broadcast on 23 August 2018.

Published on - Thursday 23rd August 2018

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Brexit

Trade

No Deal

Women in Economics

Brexit Project Page >>



North American Free Trade Agreement 

Dr. Meredith Crowley was interviewed on BBC Radio 4 Today program on "The Future of the NAFTA (North American Free Trade Agreement)." Her interview starts at 1:18.

Published on - Wednesday 29th August 2018

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Trade

US

Women in Economics





Trade Uncertainty 

The Telegraph has quoted the research by Dr. Meredith Crowley, Oliver Exton and Lu Han in their article "Britain loses thousands of exporters on trade uncertainty".

Published on - Tuesday 31st July 2018

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Brexit

Trade

UK

Women in Economics

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President Trump's Trade War 

Dr. Meredith Crowley was interviewed by BloombergTV Bulgaria on 13th July 2018. She discussed President Trump's Trade War. Please note the article and video are in Bulgarian.

Published on - Thursday 19th July 2018

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Brexit

Trade

US

Women in Economics

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How the Brexit Vote Impacted Trade 

New research by Dr. Meredith Crowley, Oliver Exton and Lu Han examines how the Brexit vote impacted trade in 2016, "Renegotiation of Trade Agreements and Firm Exporting Decisions: Evidence from the Impact of Brexit on UK Exports".

Published on - Tuesday 17th July 2018

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Brexit

Trade

UK

Women in Economics

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Innovation, Productivity & Trade Negotiations 

Dr. Ha-Joon Chang discussed "innovation, productivity and trade negotiations" with both the Wall Street Journal and Financial Express.

Published on - Tuesday 17th July 2018

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Trade

China

US



How does the US see Brexit? 

In this Royal Economic Society (RES) video Dr. Meredith Crowley looks at American attitudes, the potential for new trading partners and negative responses towards globalisation.

Published on - Tuesday 19th June 2018

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Brexit

US

Trade

Women in Economics

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Tariff Scares Can Reduce Export Activity 

Dr. Meredith Crowley was quoted in the NBC News article "Tariffs on sugar, shoes, mean higher costs for consumers". "Even the threat of a tariff - that is never followed through and imposed - can reduce export activity". Read More>>

Published on - Wednesday 13th June 2018

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Tariffs

Trade

US

Women in Economics



Injecting Chaos into Economic Policy Negotiations 

Dr. Meredith Crowley was interviewed on BBC Radio 4 Today about the recent G7 meeting in Canada and President Trump's policy of injecting chaos into international economic policy negotiations. Starts at 15 minutes into programme.

Published on - Monday 11th June 2018

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Trade

US

G7

Women in Economics



The Empirical Landscape of Trade Policy 

Dr. Meredith Crowley and Chad Bown's paper "The Empirical Landscape of Trade Policy" 2016, The Handbook of Commercial Policy was cited in the Washington Post article "There are 'nuggets of truth' to what Trump says about trade". Read More>>

Published on - Sunday 10th June 2018

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Trade

US

G7

Women in Economics



US steel tariffs imposed on EU and UK 

Dr. Meredith Crowley has given live interviews to AlJazeera TV and LBC Radio and been interviewed by The New York Times and BBC News regarding the US tariffs on steel and aluminium imported from the EU (including the UK)

Published on - Monday 4th June 2018

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Steel Tariffs

US

Brexit

Trade

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The Future UK-EU Trade Relationship 

Dr. Meredith Crowley and Oliver Exton have written a blog for The UK in a Changing Europe website on "The Future UK-EU Trade Relationship".

Published on - Thursday 3rd May 2018

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Brexit

Trade

EU

Women in Economics

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US-China Trade War and Trade Deflection 

Dr. Meredith Crowley gave an interview to Keri Philips of ABC's (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) Rear Vision radio program examining trade wars of the past and how President Trump's trade war might unfold. The interview was broadcast on 22 April and is available now for download.

Published on - Sunday 22nd April 2018

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US

China

Trade

Women in Economics



Post-Brexit UK-EU Relations 

Dr. Meredith Crowley will give evidence to the House of Lords EU Committee on the future relationship between the UK and the EU. Dr. Crowley's testimony will be broadcast live from 15:00 on Tuesday 17 April.

Published on - Sunday 15th April 2018

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Brexit

Trade

EU

Women in Economics

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Trade War Risks between the U.S. and China 

Dr. Meredith Crowley appeared on CTV News (Toronto) to disscus “Trade war risks between the U.S. and China”.

Published on - Monday 9th April 2018

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Trade

China

US

Women in Economics



Trade Wars: Passion vs Logic 

Dr. Meredith Crowley appeared on the BBC World Service Business Daily to disscus “Trade Wars: Passion vs Logic” presented by Ed Butler with Simon Tulette.

Published on - Sunday 8th April 2018

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Trade

China

US

Women in Economics



Impact of US-China Trade War on UK Industry 

Dr. Meredith Crowley discusses how a US-China trade war will impact UK industry as well as post-Brexit trade agreements, on BBC Radio Four, The Briefing Room - “Can you win a trade war?”, presented by David Aaronovitch.

Published on - Friday 6th April 2018

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Brexit

China

Trade

US

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Dr. Crowley Discusses Research Findings on BBC World Service 

Dr. Meredith Crowley discussed the findings of the paper "Markups and Markets: A New Empirical Framework and Evidence on Exporters from China" (joint with Giancarlo Corsetti, Lu Han and Huasheng Song) in an interview with Fergus Nicoll of BBC World Service Business Matters. Read More>>

Published on - Monday 26th March 2018

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Brexit

China

Trade

Women in Economics

Brexit Project Page >>



Dr. Crowley Discusses Trump's Trade Policy with the NY Times 

Dr. Meredith Crowley spoke about the danger that Trump's steel tariff poses to the World Trade Organization system of trade.

Published on - Monday 12th March 2018

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Trade

US

Women in Economics



Dr. Crowley Interviewed Live for BBC Radio 4 Today 

Dr. Meredith Crowley was interviewed live for BBC Radio 4 Today programme about the US's Import Tariffs on Steel. You can listen to the programme on the BBC iplayer for the next 29 days.

Published on - Friday 9th March 2018

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Trade

US

Women in Economics



Dr. Bateman on BBC Radio 4 

Dr Victoria Bateman spoke on a Radio 4 Money-Box special this Wednesday on the topic "what Britain sells". Available to listen here (Dr Bateman is in the latter half of the programme).

Published on - Friday 23rd February 2018

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Trade

Women in Economics



BBC News - Dr. Crowley talks UK and the Customs Union 

Dr. Meredith Crowley was interviewed by Kamal Ahmed (Economics Editor) for BBC News at Six, explaining the value to the UK of participating in the Customs Union with the EU. Dr Crowley's interview starts at 06.10. Video no longer available.

Published on - Tuesday 6th February 2018

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Brexit

Customs Union

Trade

Women in Economics

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Faculty Brexit Research featured on Trade Talks Podcast 

Soumaya Keynes (The Economist) and PIIE Senior Fellow Chad P. Bown spoke with Dr Meredith Crowley about her Brexit research on the Peterson Institute's Trade Talks Podcast.

Published on - Friday 12th January 2018

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Brexit

Trade

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Prof. Corsetti and Dr. Crowley Publish Brexit Article on Project Syndicate.Org 

Professor Giancarlo Corsetti and Dr. Meredith Crowley have published an opinion editorial on the UK's post-Brexit trade strategy, "The UK's Multilateral Trade Future" on Project Syndicate.Org.

Published on - Thursday 7th December 2017

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Brexit

UK

EU

Trade

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Trade & Brexit Mini-Conference 

Cambridge-INET and Dr Meredith Crowley are hosting a Brexit Mini-Conference, in St John College, Cambridge, on the 29th September 2017.

Event Date - Friday 29th September 2017

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Brexit

Trade

Women in Economics



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

Dr. Meredith 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

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Brexit

Trade

Exchange Rate



Networks in Trade and Macroeconomics 

The Cambridge-INET and the Centre for History and Economics will hold a 'Networks in Trade and Macroeconomics' event on June 13th-14th 2016, in Magdalene College, Cambridge.

Published on - Monday 13th June 2016

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Networks

Trade

Macroeconomics



Macro/Trade Mini Conference 

The Macro/Trade Mini Conference will be held on 31 May 2016, New Combination Room, Corpus Christi College. From 1.00pm - 5.00pm

Event Date - Tuesday 31st May 2016

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Macroeconomics

Trade



International Trade, Finance, and Macroeconomics Conference 

Supported by: CEPR, The Bank of England, Centre For Macroeconomics and Cambridge-INET Institute.

Event Date - Thursday 18th December 2014 - Friday 19th December 2014

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Trade

Finance

Macroeconomics




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