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Macroeconomics: Where are the Women? 

Dr Carolina Alves together with Dr Ingrid Kvangraven (University of York, Decon) and Dr Angus Armstrong (Director of Rebuilding Macroeconomics, NIESR) is organising the Rebuilding Macroeconomics’ Second Annual Conference on ‘Women in Economics’, which is part of the ESRC’s Festival of Science. Read More>>

Event Date - Wednesday 6th November 2019

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Women in Economics

Macroeconomics



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

Brexit Project Page >>



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

Brexit Project Page >>



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



Impacts of Brexit Report 

Dr. Meredith Crowley was involved in writing a new academic report that evaluates the impacts of Brexit so far. The Brexit Scorecard report has been conducted by the academic think tank The UK in a Changing Europe, and rates impact in four areas: the economy and public finances, fairness, openness and control.

Published on - Monday 24th June 2019

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Brexit

Impact

UK

Women in Economics

Brexit Project Page >>



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

Brexit Project Page >>



How Women Made the West Rich 

Dr Victoria Bateman gave a talk and participated in a panel conversation at this years Hay Festival. Both were about her new book: The Sex Factor - How Women Made the West Rich.

Published on - Friday 7th June 2019

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Gender

Wages

Democracy

Women in Economics



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



Posthumus Annual Conference - Ogilvie Keynote lecture 

Professor Sheilagh Ogilvie gives the keynote lecture to launch the Annual N. W. Posthumus Conference in Ghent on 28 May 2019. The theme of this year’s conference is “Institutions and Innovation”. Read More>>

Published on - Monday 27th May 2019

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European Guilds

Economic History

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



Centre for the Study of Governance and Society - Podcast and Book Event 

The Centre for the Study of Governance and Society at King’s College London has organized a podcast and accompanying event on Professor Sheilagh Ogilvie’s book, The European Guilds: An Economic Analysis. The event takes place on 9 May 2019 in the Department of Political Economy, King's College London, Bush House. Register here to attend.

Published on - Tuesday 7th May 2019

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European Guilds

Economic History

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

Brexit Project Page >>



How Women Made the West Rich 

On 25 April, Heffers bookshop hosted a successful launch of Dr. Victoria Bateman's book, The Sex Factor - How Women Made the West Rich. In the book, Dr Bateman argues that women's freedom in the West boosted wages, skills, saving, entrepreneurial spirit and helped to produce a democratic and capable state. The book was the Guardian's 'Book of the day' last month. Here are some photos from the event.

Published on - Monday 29th April 2019

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Gender

Wages

Democracy

Women in Economics



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

Economic History

Women in Economics



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

Brexit Project Page >>



Guilds and Innovation 

Professor Sheilagh Ogilvie will give a Plenary Lecture on “Guilds and Innovation” at the CEPR / Danish Institute for Advanced Study Conference on “Accounting For The Wealth Of Nations: History And Theory”. This event is being hosted by the University of Southern Denmark in Odense on 25-26 April 2019. The full programme can be found here.

Published on - Tuesday 23rd April 2019

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Economic History

European Guilds

Wealth

Women in Economics



Can a Free Port Rescue Teesside's Steel Community? 

Post-Brexit, could the creation of a free port rescue Teesside's steel community? Dr. Meredith Crowley discussed her views on the plan in an interview with CNN TV. You can read the text article on the CNN Business site.

Published on - Monday 8th April 2019

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Brexit

Freeports

Women in Economics

Brexit Project Page >>



The European Guilds Book Launch 

Princeton University Press, the Faculty of Economics and the Cambridge-INET Institute held an event to celebrate the publication of Professor Sheilagh Ogilvie's The European Guilds: An Economic Analysis book. The event took place on 14th March 2019 in the Old Combination Room, Trinity College. See a selection of photographs from the evening.

Published on - Thursday 28th March 2019

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Economic History

European Guilds

Women in Economics



Podcast on The European Guilds 

Professor Sheilagh Ogilvie has made a podcast on her book, The European Guilds, for the New Books Network, an initiative dedicated to raising the level of public discourse by introducing serious authors to a wide public. You can listen to Sheilagh’ podcast here

Published on - Thursday 21st March 2019

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Economic History

European Guilds

Women in Economics



Is Britain Currently in an Economic Crisis? 

Dr. Meredith Crowley took part in a Brexit discussion on the BBC news that looked into whether the UK is actually in a crisis over leaving the EU? You can listen to the programme on the BBC site.

Published on - Wednesday 13th March 2019

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Brexit

UK

EU

Women in Economics

Brexit Project Page >>



The Way to Fix Bias in Economics is to Recruit More Women 

The Financial Times have published a opinion editorial "The way to fix bias is economics in to recruit more women", which is based on a study of biases among economists, conducted by Dr. Ha-Joon Chang and Mohsen Javdani (University of British Columbia). You will need an FT account to view this article.

Published on - Tuesday 26th February 2019

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Women in Economics

Fix Bias

Recruitment



Impact of Foreign Exchange Rate Changes on UK Economy 

Dr. Meredith Crowley gave extended interview to BBC Radio 4's Analysis program on "Fair Exchange?", in which she discusses how a falling value of the British pound sterling could impact the British economy. The programme will be broadcast on the 18th February 2019 at 8.30pm and will be available to listen online after.

Published on - Sunday 17th February 2019

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UK Economy

UK

Brexit

Women in Economics

Brexit Project Page >>



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



How Do Bad Institutions Survive? - Public Lecture 

Professor Sheilagh Ogilvie will deliver a public lecture at the Centre for Competitive Advantage in the Global Economy at the University of Warwick on 28 February 2019. Her lecture addresses a question of concern to economists, historians and legal scholars: “How Do Bad Institutions Survive?”, and presents findings from her new book, The European Guilds: An Economic Analysis, published on 14 Feb 2019.

Published on - Sunday 10th February 2019

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Economic History

European Guilds

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

Brexit Project Page >>



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



Could a Free Port in Teesside be Feasible? 

Dr. Meredith Crowley was quoted in The Economist article "Teesside bids to become Britain’s first free port", discussing the feasbility of a free port in Teesside.

Published on - Friday 25th January 2019

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Brexit

Freeports

Women in Economics

Brexit Project Page >>





How Economics is Trying to Fix its Gender Problem 

Professor Sanjeev Goyal's research (co-authored with Anja Prummer) into how risk aversion plays a role in female academic economists having smaller and more clustered networks of co-authors, has been quoted in an article by The Economist.

Published on - Friday 11th January 2019

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Gender

Risks

Women in Economics



How Did Pre-Modern Merchants Solve Conflicts? 

Professor Sheilagh Ogilvie will deliver a public lecture in Frankfurt at the Max-Planck-Institute for European Legal History on 30 January 2019. Her lecture addresses a question of concern to economists, historians and legal scholars: “How Did Pre-Modern Merchants Solve Conflicts? Public-Order versus Private-Order Institutions”. Read More>>

Published on - Friday 4th January 2019

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Economic History

European History

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



Book Launch - The European Guilds, by Sheilagh Ogilvie 

Cambridge-INET is holding a launch event for Professor Sheilagh Ogilvie’s book, “The European Guilds: An Economic Analysis”. The launch takes place on 14 March 2019, 5.30-7.00 pm, in the Old Combination Room, Trinity College, Cambridge. Please register your interest here.

Event Date - Thursday 14th March 2019

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Economic History

European Guilds

Women in Economics



The Political Economy of Anger, Rebuilding Macroeconomics 

Rebuilding Macroeconomics are hosting an afternoon talk "The Political Economy of Anger". The event will feature Professor Mark Blyth and macro fund manager Eric Lonergan discussing their forthcoming book on the political economy of anger, along with two discussants Professor Anand Menon and Dr. Carolina Alves. It will be held at the National Institute of Economic and Social Research (NIESR), London, on 5th February 2019, from 1.00-3.00pm.

Event Date - Tuesday 5th February 2019

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Macroeconomics

Political Economics

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



How to Conceptualise Financialisation in Developing and Emerging Economies? 

Cambridge Political Economy Society are holding a workshop on "How to Conceptualise Financialisation in Developing and Emerging Economies?" on the 13th and 14th of December 2018 at Girton College, University of Cambridge. See the full programme on the CPES website.

Event Date - Thursday 13th December 2018 - Friday 14th December 2018

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Development

Women in Economics



Are Freeports the Future? 

Dr. Meredith Crowley discusses 'freeports' and the role they might play in a post-Brexit manufacturing boom on BBC Radio 4's In Business Programme (starts at 1m 47s).

Published on - Friday 30th November 2018

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Brexit

Freeports

Women in Economics

Brexit Project Page >>



The European Guilds: An Economic Analysis 

Professor Sheilagh Ogilvie gave the Faculty Research Seminar, presenting the research in her 2019 Princeton University Press book, where she uses economic methods to analyze an institution central to almost every economy in history – the occupational guild. Her talk was entitled ‘The European Guilds: An Economic Analysis’ and was delivered on 1 October 2018.

Published on - Monday 19th November 2018

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Economic History

European Guilds

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



Rebuilding Macroeconomics - Women in Economics 

Rebuilding Macroeconomics are holding a Women in Economics event as part of the ESRC Festival of Social science at the National Institute of Economic and Social Research. The event will take place on the 9th of November 2018 between 12.00 and 05.40pm, at the National Institute of Economic and Social Research in London.

Event Date - Friday 9th November 2018

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Macroeconomics

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



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



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.

Published on - Monday 22nd October 2018

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India

Religion

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



European Leaders Talk Brexit In Austria 

Dr. Meredith Crowley was interviewed for NPR's Morning Edition on Brexit. "With just six months to go before Britain leaves the EU, European leaders are meeting in Austria to discuss progress". You can listen to the program on the NPR site.

Published on - Thursday 20th September 2018

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Brexit

EU

No Deal

Women in Economics

Brexit Project Page >>



A Warm Welcome to Our New Lecturers 

As we embark on the new academic year, we’re pleased to introduce two new Lecturers in the Faculty of Economics - Dr Noriko Amano Patiño and Dr Weilong Zhang.

Published on - Wednesday 19th September 2018

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Labour Economics

Applied Econometrics

Women in Economics



Women in Economics Day - Translation of Theoretical Economics into Real-World Policy Changes 

The 4th Women In Economics Day will take place at Gonville & Caius College on Thursday 20th September 2018. Dr. Victoria Bateman has put together a programme of speakers from IFS, the Bank of England, Cambridge Econometrics and the Women's Equality Party and will be welcoming 100 sixth formers from across the UK, hopefully inspiring the female economists of the future. Book a place on the event by going to the Gonville & Caius page.

Event Date - Thursday 20th September 2018

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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



Economics with Subtitles - Government Debt 

Dr. Victoria Bateman was featured on the BBC Radio 4 documentary "Economics with Subtitles". The programme explored Government Debt.

Published on - Thursday 13th September 2018

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Government Debt

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

Brexit Project Page >>



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

Brexit Project Page >>



UK in a Changing Europe awarded Best Think Tank 

UK in a Changing Europe has been awarded Best Think Tank covering Global Affairs in the UK by Prospect Magazine. Dr. Meredith Crowley, a Research Leader for UK in a Changing Europe, and Prof. Giancarlo Corsetti along with their co-investigator from Law, Lorand Bartels, contributed a number of policy analysis pieces that were cited as one of UK in a Changing Europe's major successes.

Published on - Wednesday 18th July 2018

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Brexit

UK

EU

Women in Economics

Brexit Project Page >>



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

Brexit Project Page >>



UK-EU Future Customs Relationship 

As part of the UK in a Changing Europe programme, Dr. Meredith Crowley and Oliver Exton have written a paper on the UK-EU Future Customs Relationship as part of a report on "What the government’s Brexit white paper must address".

Published on - Monday 9th July 2018

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Brexit

UK

EU

Women in Economics

Brexit Project Page >>



Research Horizons 

Prof. Sheilagh Ogilvie's research is featured in the latest University's Research Horizons magazine. Read the article "How 9,000 lists written over 300 years are helping to test theories of economic growth" or download the latest issue of Research Horizons.

Published on - Wednesday 4th July 2018

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Education

Economic History

Women in Economics

Human Capital



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

Brexit Project Page >>



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



UK-EU relations after Brexit 

Dr. Meredith Crowley was quoted in House of Lords EU Committee Report issued 8 June 2018 on on UK-EU relations after Brexit on p. 21 (para. 40 and 42) and p. 31 (para 83) the future trading relationship, prospects for FTAs with new partners, and regulatory divergence.

Published on - Friday 8th June 2018

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Brexit

UK

EU

Women in Economics

Brexit Project Page >>



PhD Funding 

The Faculty is delighted to announce that the four students, who were nominated by the Faculty for an ESRC DTP Studentship, were all successful.

Published on - Thursday 7th June 2018

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Funding

Women in Economics



SaM Annual Conference 

The Search and Matching Research Group (SaM) will hold their Annual Conference on 23rd - 25th May 2018 at Jesus College, Cambridge. Please register your interest.

Event Date - Wednesday 23rd May 2018 - Friday 25th May 2018

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Women in Economics



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

Brexit Project Page >>



Gender and Collaboration in Economic Research 

Professor Sanjeev Goyal contributed a recent VoxEU article (joint with Lorenzo Ductor and Anja Prummer) on gender and collaboration in economic research.

Published on - Wednesday 2nd May 2018

Tags:

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



Heterogeneity in Macroeconomics 

Cambridge-INET is hosting the Heterogeneity in Macroeconomics a Decade after the Crisis event on the 4th and 5th of May 2018, between 9.00am and 5.00pm each day, in Jesus College, Cambridge.

Event Date - Friday 4th May 2018 - Saturday 5th May 2018

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Heterogeneity

Macroeconomics

Women in Economics



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

Brexit Project Page >>



Coffee, Economics and Education 

The Faculty's Athena SWAN members organised a coffee morning at Newnham College with Prof. Caroline Hoxby, the 2018 Marshall lecturer.

Published on - Saturday 14th April 2018

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Marshall

Education

Women in Economics



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



Marshall Lecture 2017-2018 

Professor Caroline Hoxby (Stanford University) will give this years Marshall Lecture on 6th and 7th March 2018, at 5.00pm in Lady Mitchell Hall. There will be a question and answer session after the second lecture.

Event Date - Tuesday 6th March 2018 - Wednesday 7th March 2018

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Women in Economics



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 >>



Plenary Panel on Brexit 

As part of the Royal Economics Society's Annual Conference in Brighton, there will be a Plenary Panel on Brexit - "The View on Brexit from Abroad: New Opportunities or Damage Control?". Dr. Meredith Crowley will be speaking as part of the panel.

Published on - Tuesday 20th March 2018

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Brexit

Women in Economics

Brexit Project Page >>



RES Annual Conference 2018 Brighton - Brexit Event 

As part of the Royal Economics Society's Annual Conference in Brighton, the RES is holding a debate 'One year till Brexit: Are we nearly there yet?'. Dr. Meredith Crowley will speak on the open-to-the-public panel debating Brexit. Titckets are available through EventBrite.

Published on - Wednesday 14th March 2018

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Brexit

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. Geraats Keynote Speaker at the Dutch Central Bank Conference 

Dr Petra Geraats was a keynote speaker at the Central Bank Communication and Transparency Conference at the Dutch central bank (De Nederlandsche Bank) in Amsterdam on Friday 16 February 2018.

Published on - Thursday 8th March 2018

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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



Financial Times Brexit Briefing 

Dr. Meredith Crowley's blog on 'Response to leaked government Brexit analysis' was included in the Financial Times Brexit briefing.

Published on - Monday 19th February 2018

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Brexit

Women in Economics

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Faculty Members to speak at CERF in The City 2018 

Dr Elisa Faraglia and Dr Matt Elliott are to speak at the CERF in the City 2018 event on The Risks in Financial Markets.

Published on - Wednesday 31st January 2018

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Response to leaked Government Brexit analysis 

The UK in a Changing Europe website have published a blog written by Dr Meredith Crowley, which is in response to a leaked Government Brexit report.

Published on - Thursday 1st February 2018

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Brexit

Women in Economics

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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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Trade

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Brexit Project Page >>



Jane Humphries awarded a CBE 

Jane Humphries, Professor of Economic History at the University of Oxford and former Reader at the Faculty of Economics has been awarded a CBE.

Published on - Thursday 4th January 2018

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Economic History

CBE

Women in Economics



Prof. Ogilvie BBC Radio 4 Interview on Guilds 

Professor Sheilagh Ogilvie spoke to BBC Radio 4 about "Consumer protectors or greedy monopolists? A fresh look at what guilds really did for pre-modern trade".

Published on - Wednesday 3rd January 2018

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Consumers

Monopoly

Women in Economics

Economic History



Dr. Crowley to speak at Danish Institute for International Studies 

Dr. Meredith Crowley is speaking on "Globalisation at a Crossroads" at the Danish Institute for International Studies in Copenhagen on 10 January 2018. Watch all the talks from the event on the DIIS website.

Published on - Wednesday 3rd January 2018

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Globalisation

Women in Economics



Brexit and Trade Conference 

Dr. Meredith Crowley is speaking at a Trade and Brexit event at the British Academy on 2nd November. To register for the conference Click Here.

Published on - Tuesday 17th October 2017

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Brexit

Women in Economics

Brexit Project Page >>



Dr. Bateman spoke to the BBC about the Lack of Women in Economics 

Dr Victoria Bateman and economics undergraduates Clara Starrsjo (Gonville and Caius College) and Paulin Nusser (Magdalene College) were featured on the BBC World Service programme - Business Daily. The subject of the programme was the lack of women in economics. Their discussion was also featured on the front page of the BBC news website.

Published on - Friday 13th October 2017

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Women in Economics



Assessing Gender Equality: Athena Swan 

The Faculty of Economics Athena SWAN Self-Assessment Committee was formed in October 2017 and includes academics, administrators and students.

Published on - Wednesday 11th October 2017

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Women in Economics



Prof. Ogilvie to give Keynote Lecture in Helsinki  

Professor Sheilagh Ogilvie is giving the public keynote lecture at the final conference of the project on "The Making of Commercial Law" in Helsinki on 26 September 2017.

Published on - Monday 4th September 2017

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Women in Economics



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. 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

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Women in Economics



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



Cambridge Women's Economics Network: meet and greet events 

Following the success of the "Women in Economics Day" held at Gonville and Caius College in September, the Cambridge Women’s Economics Network are launching the women's economics network to help support the aspirations of female economics students and academics at the University.

Event Date - Monday 29th February 2016

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Women in Economics



Women in Economics Day 

The University of Cambridge's first "Women in Economics Day" event is being held on 15th September 2015 at Gonville & Caius College Cambridge. The event hopes to produce a focus for debate, discussion and information intended to inspire young women aged 16-18 to consider studying Economics at degree level and pursuing the subject in their careers. Read More>>

Published on - Friday 11th September 2015

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Women in Economics



Women in Economics Day 

A "Women in Economics Day" event is being held on 15th September 2015 at Gonville & Caius College Cambridge. Speakers include Kate Barker, Vicky Pryce, Liam Halligan and Victoria Bateman.

Event Date - Tuesday 15th September 2015

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Women in Economics




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