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Donation to The Energy Policy Research Group (EPRG) will fuel vital research into European energy future

“The Energy Policy Research Group (EPRG), a joint research centre based in Cambridge Judge Business School and the Faculty of Economics at the University of Cambridge, recently received the donation from the Enel Foundation to support a two-year research project on Zero Subsidy Scenarios and International Natural Gas Markets.

Published on: Monday 2nd December 2013


Prof. Sanjeev Goyal to give Keynote Talk at the Southern California Symposium

Sanjeev Goyal is to give the Keynote Talk at the 2013 Southern California Symposium at UCLA

Published on: Tuesday 5th November 2013


Ha-Joon Chang interviewed by the Financial Times

Over fish curry in Cambridge, the Korean economist and bestselling author says the time is right to embrace moral dilemmas as well as mathematical models

Published on: Sunday 1st December 2013


Prof. Sanjeev Goyal to give 2013 Annual Lecture at the European Academy of Sociology in Paris.

Sanjeev Goyal to give 2013 Annual Lecture at the European Academy of Sociology in Paris.

Published on: Thursday 24th October 2013


The Washington Post explains the ‘Palma ratio’, a new way of measuring income inequality.

The Washington Post explains why many development experts have come to prefer something now called the Palma ratio as a measurement of inequality. The ratio is named after Gabriel Palma

Published on: Monday 21st October 2013


Hamid Sabourian elected as a Fellow of the British Academy.

Hamid Sabourian Professor of Economics and Game Theory has been elected as a Fellow of the British Academy.

Published on: Monday 22nd July 2013


Professor Sheilagh Ogilvie awarded British Academy/Wolfson Research Professorship

Professor Sheilagh Ogilvie has been awarded a three-year British Academy/Wolfson Research Professorship to study human capital and historical economic growth.

Published on: Wednesday 5th June 2013


Ha-Joon Chang included in a poll of 'World Thinkers'

Ha-Joon Chang has been included in the 65-person long list of the 'World Thinkers' poll of the Prospect magazine

Published on: Tuesday 26th March 2013


Ha-Joon Chang voted the third most influential economist in the Prospect World Thinkers 2013 poll

Ha-Joon Chang has been voted the third most influential economist in the Prospect World Thinkers 2013 poll (overall rank 18), after Paul Krugman (overall rank 5) and Amartya Sen (overall rank 7) and with Daniel Kahneman coming in with an overall rank of 10.

Published on: Sunday 24th March 2013


Professor Hashem Pesaran is pleased to announce the newly founded International Association for Applied Econometrics.

The aim of the Association is to advance the education of the public in the subject of econometrics and its applications to a variety of fields in economics, in particular, but not exclusively, by advancing and supporting research in that field, and disseminating the results of such useful research to the public. The Association is sponsored by Journal of Applied Econometrics and its publisher Wiley

Published on: Friday 17th May 2013


Professor M. Hashem Pesaran New Book Published

Professor M. Hashem Pesaran has a new book called, The GVAR Handbook: Structure and Applications of a Macro Model of the Global Economy for Policy Analysis, published OUP Oxford.

Published on: Sunday 10th February 2013


Andrew Harvey New Book Published in April

Andrew Harvey has a new book called, Dynamic Models for Volatility and Heavy Tails, published in April 2013.

Published on: Sunday 10th February 2013


Petra Geraats Profiled for Bloomberg News and Businessweek

Petra Geraats was recently profiled by Bloomberg News as part of a series on female economists shaping policy debates

Published on: Saturday 13th April 2013


Oliver Linton - Future of Computer based trading in financial markets report

Oliver Linton co-author of report on the Future of Computer based trading in financial markets published.

Published on: Tuesday 9th April 2013


Professor M. Hashem Pesaran elected the first President of the IIEA

Professor M. Hashem Pesaranl has elected the first President of the International Iranian Economic Association.

Published on: Thursday 4th April 2013


Obituary of Frank Hahn

Professor Sir Partha Dasgupta's obituary of Frank Hahn appeared in the April 2013 issue of the RES Newsletter

Published on: Tuesday 7th May 2013


Frank Hahn (1925-2013)

It is with great sadness that the Faculty report the death of Frank Hahn.

Published on: Sunday 10th February 2013


Sheilagh Ogilvie’s book honoured at the Sorbonne

The Sorbonne will hold two days of events on Sheilagh Ogilvie’s book, Institutions and European Trade, an evening lecture on 24 January and a one-day conference on 25 January 2013 at which international scholars will discuss her work on institutions and exchange

Published on: Tuesday 22nd January 2013


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