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Faculty of Economics and Queen's College Receive USD 25m gift from alumnus Dr Mohamed El-Erian and his wife Jamie Walters

Alumnus Dr Mohamed El-Erian and his wife Jamie Walters have donated $25 million to create the El-Erian Institute for Human Behaviour and Economic Policy.

Published on: Tuesday 1st December 2015


Cambridge Alumnus Wins Nobel Prize in Economics

Professor Angus Deaton awarded this year's Nobel Prize in Economics.

Published on: Monday 12th October 2015


Prof. Giancarlo Corsetti presented the Schumpeter Lecture

Prof. Giancarlo Corsetti presented the Schumpeter Lecture on 'The Mystery of the Printing Press: Monetary Policy and Self-Fulfilling Debt Crises', on 24th August 2015, at the European Economic Association Meeting in Mannheim.

Published on: Tuesday 8th September 2015


Dr. Kamiar Mohaddes interviewed on CCTV America

The research of Dr. Kamiar Mohaddes, into the macroeconomic effects of El Niño has been given coverage on both CCTV America news channel and in The Economist.

Published on: Tuesday 25th August 2015


Prof. Sanjeev Goyal made Fellow of the British Academy

The Faculty is very pleased to announce that Professor Sanjeev Goyal has been elected a Fellow of the British Academy

Published on: Wednesday 22nd July 2015


Bill and Weslie Janeway to donate $27 million to the Faculty of Economics and to Pembroke College.

Bill and Weslie Janeway have agreed to donate $27 million to the Faculty of Economics and to Pembroke College. The proposal is to establish the Janeway Professorship of Financial Economics within the Faculty, a linked Fellowship at Pembroke College, and establish the Janeway Fund for Economics

Published on: Tuesday 30th June 2015


Professor Ajit Singh (1940-2015)

We regret to announce that Professor Ajit Singh, Emeritus Professor of this Faculty, died on Monday 23rd June 2015, We regret to announce that Professor Ajit Singh, Emeritus Professor of this Faculty, died on Monday 23rd June 2015, aged 74. Professor Singh joined the Faculty in 1965.

Published on: Wednesday 24th June 2015


Prof. Corsetti to speak at JELE Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics

Professor Giancarlo Corsetti will be a keynote speaker at the 18th Central Bank Macroeconomic Modelling Workshop 7-8 Dec 2015. The events will be held in Wellington, New Zealand.

Published on: Tuesday 27th October 2015


Prof. Sir Partha Dasgupta Awarded the 2015 Blue Planet Prize

Professor Sir Partha Dasgupta has been awarded the 2015 Blue Planet Prize for his pioneering work on Welfare Economics and Environmental Economics. The commemorative lectures by the winners will be held at the United Nations University (Shibuya Ward, Tokyo) on October 15 (Thursday).

Published on: Monday 22nd June 2015


Prof. Corsetti to speak at EABCN Discussion Meeting

Professor Giancarlo Corsetti will be speaking at the EABCN Discussion Meeting "Rethinking the Link Between Exchange Rates and Inflation: Misperceptions and New Approaches". The event will be held on Monday, 28 September 2015 at the Band of England, London.

Published on: Friday 28th August 2015


Faculty members awarded two European Grants within the EU Horizon 2020 Framework.

Professor Giancarlo Corsetti and Professor Sanjeev Goyal have both been awarded European Grants within the EU Horizon 2020 Framework.

Published on: Monday 18th May 2015


Anil Ari Awarded the Klaus Liebscher Award by the Central Bank of Austria

Postgraduate Student Anil Ari Awarded the Klaus Liebscher Award by the Central Bank of Austria, for his paper “Sovereign Risk and Bank Risk Taking”.

Published on: Wednesday 17th June 2015


Prof. Sanjeev Goyal to give talk at the 2015 World Congress of the Econometric Society

Professor Sanjeev Goyal to give an invited talk on `Networks and Markets’, at the 2015 World Congress of the Econometric Society in Montreal.

Published on: Friday 7th August 2015


Watch Professor Sir Partha Dasgupta's Lecture Videos for Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences

Professor Sir Partha Dasgupta and Professor Eric Maskin both gaves lectures as parth of the Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences, "Reasoning via Formal Models in Economics" Lecture series. You can watch the videos of their lectures here.

Published on: Friday 22nd May 2015


The Marshall Lecture 2014-15 Videos Now Available

Professor Raj Chetty of Harvard University gave the 2014-2015 Marshall Lecture. The title was Improving Equality of Opportunity: New Evidence and Policy Lessons. Videos now available.

Published on: Monday 30th March 2015


Three New University Lecturers Appointed

The Faculty is delighted to welcome three new colleagues who have been appointed to University Lectureships and will be joining us in Autumn 2015.

Published on: Wednesday 1st April 2015


Prof. Corsetti to speak at XXVIII Villa Mondragone International Economic Seminar

Professor Giancarlo Corsetti will be speaking at the XXVIII Villa Mondragone International Economic Seminar. This will be held at Economics Foundation, University of Rome Tor Vergata on June 23rd - 24th 2016.

Published on: Saturday 23rd May 2015


Professor Oliver Linton Receives Humboldt Research Award 2015

Professor Oliver B. Linton, Cambridge University is the 2015 laureate of a Humboldt Research Award of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation. The prize is awarded to outstanding scientists who have been distinguished by the substantial impact they have achieved in their areas of expertise.

Published on: Thursday 9th April 2015


Dr. Edoardo Gallo's research on "The effects of reputational and social knowledge on cooperation" featured in Cambridge Research News.

Dr. Edoardo Gallo's online experiment reveals that the overall level of cooperation in a group almost doubles when the previous actions of all its members are rendered transparent.

Published on: Monday 9th March 2015


Prof. Corsetti to speak at Annual Irish Economic Association Conference

Professor Giancarlo Corsetti will be speaking at the 29th Annual Irish Economic Association Conference. The event will be held at the Institute of Banking, IFSC, 1 North Wall Quay, Dublin 1 on Thursday May 7th and Friday May 8th, 2015

Published on: Tuesday 7th April 2015


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