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Dr. Edoardo Gallo writes a blog post in the LSE Business Review on his article

Dr. Edoardo Gallo writes a blog post in the LSE Business Review on his article "Whatever it takes to win: Rivalry increases unethical behavior"

Gavin J. Kilduff, Adam Galinsky and Edoardo Gallo explore the link between rivalry and unethical behaviour.

Published on - Thursday 10th November 2016


Prof. Low: New Microeconomic Insights on Disability Insurance

Prof. Low: New Microeconomic Insights on Disability Insurance

In their recent paper Hamish Low and Luigi Pistaferri look into the "Recent growth in the number of Disability Insurance claimants has led to calls for substantial scaling back of the program. We evaluate the incentive cost of the DI program against its insurance value to those in need".

Published on - Tuesday 13th December 2016


Economic Statistics Centre of Excellence

Economic Statistics Centre of Excellence

Following the Bean Independent Review of UK Economic Statistics, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) recently announced that the National Institute of Economic and Social Research in collaboration with a consortium of leading economic institutions including the University of Cambridge will form the Economic Statistics Centre of Excellence (ESCoE).

Published on - Thursday 17th November 2016


Prof. Coen Teulings Videos,

Prof. Coen Teulings Videos, "Low Interest Rates and the Introduction of the Pill"

Prof. Coen Teulings has just released a three part video series on "Low Interest Rates and the Introduction of the Pill"

Published on - Monday 14th November 2016


Networks and Misallocation: Insurance, Migration, and the Rural-Urban Wage Gap

Networks and Misallocation: Insurance, Migration, and the Rural-Urban Wage Gap

by Kaivan Munshi and Mark Rosenzweig
Institutions are implicit or explicit rules that bring people with the same objective together. In new research, Professor Kaivan Munshi discusses the role of informal community-based institutions in migration and the development process.

Published on - Thursday 17th November 2016


Prof. Giancarlo Corsetti Presents at Conference Hosted by the Norwegian Ministry of Finance

Prof. Giancarlo Corsetti Presents at Conference Hosted by the Norwegian Ministry of Finance

Professor Giancarlo Corsetti presents "Stabilizing the economy - what is the role of fiscal policy?" at conference hosted by the Norwegian Ministry of Finance

Published on - Friday 16th December 2016

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Stability

Fiscal Policy

Fiscal


Prof. Coen Teulings: NRC column on the US election

Prof. Coen Teulings: NRC column on the US election

Read Professor Coen Teulings's NRC column on the US election.

Published on - Thursday 10th November 2016


Dr Vasco Carvalho awarded the Philip Leverhulme Prize

Dr Vasco Carvalho awarded the Philip Leverhulme Prize

The Faculty of Economics and Cambridge-INET are delighted to announce the news that Dr. Vasco Carvalho has been awarded the Philip Leverhulme Prize this year. The Philip Leverhulme Prizes recognise the achievement of outstanding young researchers whose work has already attracted international recognition and whose future career is exceptionally promising.

Published on - Monday 24th October 2016


Prof. Giancarlo Corsetti co-authers ECB Discussion Paper

Prof. Giancarlo Corsetti co-authers ECB Discussion Paper

Professor Giancarlo Corsetti has co-authored (with Luca Dedola, Marek Jarociński, Bartosz Maćkowiak, Sebastian Schmidt) an ECB Discussion Paper on ""Macroeconomic Stabilization, Monetary-fiscal Interactions, and Europe’s Monetary Union".

Published on - Thursday 15th December 2016

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Macroeconomics

Stability

Monetary

Fiscal


Prof. Ogilvie to give the Figuerola Lecture 2016-17

Prof. Ogilvie to give the Figuerola Lecture 2016-17

Professor Sheilagh Ogilvie will give the Figuerola Lecture in Economic History in Madrid on 14 December 2016. This annual lecture in economic history and policy opens the academic year at the University Carlos III de Madrid and addresses an audience of academics and the general public.

Published on - Thursday 1st December 2016


Professor Munshi awarded the Infosys Prize

Professor Munshi awarded the Infosys Prize

The Faculty of Economics and Cambridge-INET are delighted to announce the news that Professor Kaivan Munshi has been awarded the 2016 Infosys Prize in the Social Sciences

Published on - Monday 21st November 2016


Christopher Rauh's research featured in Voxeu

Christopher Rauh's research featured in Voxeu

"Why we fail to prevent civil wars: A forecaster's perspective", is a joint paper between Hannes Mueller and Christopher Rauh. Voxeu spoke to them about their research.

Published on - Wednesday 19th October 2016


Oliver Hart awarded the Nobel Prize

Oliver Hart awarded the Nobel Prize

The Faculty is delighted to announce that this year's Nobel Prize in Economics has been awarded to Oliver Hart (jointly with Begt Holmstrom).

Published on - Monday 10th October 2016


Prof. Coen Teulings presents seminar at The Bank of Italy and featured in Voxeu

Prof. Coen Teulings presents seminar at The Bank of Italy and featured in Voxeu

Professor Coen Teulings presented a seminar on "Secular stagnation, bubbles, fiscal policy, and the introduction of the contraceptive pill" at the Central Bank of Italy on Monday 24th October.

Published on - Tuesday 25th October 2016


Post-Referendum Analysis by NIESR

Post-Referendum Analysis by NIESR

The first post-Referendum analysis of the UK economy was provided in early August by the National Institute of Economic and Social Research. In which there was considered to be a 50:50 chance of a technical recession for the UK following the referendum result. In his summary the Director, Professor Jagjit Chadha, outlined the issues faced by the UK after the Referendum and the difficulty of drawing the right conclusions from the popular vote.

Published on - Thursday 6th October 2016


Prof Oliver B. Linton awarded status of

Prof Oliver B. Linton awarded status of "Thousand Talents Plan" by Renmin University of China

Prof Oliver B. Linton of the University of Cambridge was designated the status of "Thousand Talents Plan" with affiliation at Renmin University of China. The ceremony for signing of the contract was held in Beijing on the 15th of June, 2016. (Please note the article is only available in Chinese)

Published on - Wednesday 21st September 2016


Dr Flavio Toxvaerd on giving economic advice to the Review on Antimicrobial Resistance.

Dr Flavio Toxvaerd on giving economic advice to the Review on Antimicrobial Resistance.

From 2014 to 2016 Dr Flavio Toxvaerd served as the Economic Advisor for the Government and Wellcome Trust-commissioned independent Review on Antimicrobial Resistance. In May 2016 the Review published its 10 recommendations around how we can tackle this worsening global public health crisis.

Published on - Monday 19th September 2016


Professor Sanjeev Goyal's interview with INET New York, on 'The economics of networks'

Professor Sanjeev Goyal's interview with INET New York, on 'The economics of networks'

In this video interview with INET New York, Prof. Sanjeev Goyal explains his general theory of network formation based on individual incentives, and their economic implications.

Published on - Friday 9th September 2016


Katja Smetanina Awarded RES Junior Fellowship

Katja Smetanina Awarded RES Junior Fellowship

The Faculty would like to congrarualte Ms Katja Smetanina, who has been awarded the Royal Economic Society Junior Fellowship for 2016-17. You can read about Katja's research and the Junior Fellowship award at the RES website.

Published on - Monday 12th September 2016


G.L.S. Shackle Memorial Lecture - Andy Haldane

G.L.S. Shackle Memorial Lecture - Andy Haldane

St Edmund's College is pleased to announce that Andy Haldane (Chief Economist at the Bank of England) will give the seventh in a series of lectures in memory of the late Professor G.L.S. Shackle, on 10th November 2016, in Lecture Room LG18, Faculty of Law.

Published on - Monday 7th November 2016


Dr Meredith Crowley elected Research Fellow at the CEPR

Dr Meredith Crowley elected Research Fellow at the CEPR

The Faculty is very pleased to announce that Dr Meredith Crowley has been elected as a CEPR Research Fellow.

Published on - Friday 8th July 2016


Post-Brexit: Corsetti on the macroeconomic effects of Brexit

Post-Brexit: Corsetti on the macroeconomic effects of Brexit

The Pound and the Macroeconomic Effects of Brexit, Giancarlo Corsetti and Gernot Müller - Vox EU, New York Times and Wall Street Pitt articles.

Published on - Friday 1st July 2016


Post-Brexit: Prof. Teulings on why promising reforms did not help

Post-Brexit: Prof. Teulings on why promising reforms did not help

Prof. Coen Teulings - Promising reforms not helpful for winning the debate on EU's future. A translation from ‘Het Financiële Dagblad’ (the Dutch equivalent of the FT)

Published on - Thursday 30th June 2016


Brexit: Teulings on how businesses can think about its potential impact

Brexit: Teulings on how businesses can think about its potential impact

As the referendum draws closer, many business leaders ask what Brexit would look like and what its likely impact would be on firms and industries. In a policy document for the BCG Henderson Institute, professor Tuelings along with researchers at the institute sets out a strategy for thinking about this important questions ahead of the referendum on June 23.

Published on - Tuesday 21st June 2016


Brexit: Simon Lloyd on the consequences for low income households

Brexit: Simon Lloyd on the consequences for low income households

Simon Lloyd, who is a graduate student in the Faculty, has contributed to an important report on the impact of the UK leaving the European Union (EU) on benefit and tax credit receipts of low income households. The report is co-authored by A. Armstrong and K. Lisenkova and published by the National Institute for Economic and Social Research.

Published on - Wednesday 15th June 2016


Jonathan Smith Wins IFABS Best Ph.D. Paper Award

Jonathan Smith Wins IFABS Best Ph.D. Paper Award

Each year the International Finance and Banking Society Conference chooses the best paper drawn from the papers presented at the IFABS 2016 Barcelona Conference and awards the IFABS Best Research Paper Award. The Faculty is pleased to announce that Jonathan Smith was awarded the IFABS Best Ph.D. Paper Award.

Published on - Tuesday 21st June 2016


Prof. Coen Teulings to give the first Johan Witteveen Lecture

Prof. Coen Teulings to give the first Johan Witteveen Lecture

Professor Coen Teulings will give the the first Johan Witteveen Lecture at the Erasmus University Rotterdam on Monday 31st October. His lecture is titled "There is no such thing as a free lunch".

Published on - Friday 28th October 2016


Royal Garden Party 19th May 2016

Royal Garden Party 19th May 2016

The Faculty is very pleased to announce that Teresa Gurner and Anne Mason both received an invitation to attend a Royal Garden Party at Buckingham Palace.

Published on - Monday 30th May 2016


Why We Fail to Prevent Civil Wars

Why We Fail to Prevent Civil Wars

Dr. Christopher Rauh and Hannes Mueller have written an article for VoxEU on "Why We Fail to Prevent Civil Wars: A Forecaster’s Perspective".

Published on - Friday 28th October 2016

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Civil Wars

Confilct


Secular Stagnation Seminar and Article

Secular Stagnation Seminar and Article

Professor Coen Teulings presented a seminar on "Secular stagnation, bubbles, fiscal policy, and the introduction of the contraceptive pill" at the Central Bank of Italy on Monday 24th October 2016.

Published on - Monday 24th October 2016

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Secular Stagnation

Bubbles

Fiscal Policy


Week of Brexit Events

Week of Brexit Events

This week, the University of Cambridge and UK in a Changing Europe are holding a number of interdisciplinary discussion events to engage students and the local community in key current debates about Brexit and the UK’s future relationship with the EU.

Published on - Wednesday 19th October 2016

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Brexit

UK

EU

Brexit Project Page >>


Prof. Sir Partha Dasgupta Awarded the 2016 Tyler Prize

Prof. Sir Partha Dasgupta Awarded the 2016 Tyler Prize

The Faculty is very pleased to announce that Prof. Sir Partha Dasgupta has been awarded the 2016 Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement for his scientific contributions to the field of environmental economics.

Published on - Tuesday 15th March 2016


RSA Animation based on Ha-Joon Chang's book, Economics: The User's Guide

RSA Animation based on Ha-Joon Chang's book, Economics: The User's Guide

The RSA (Royal Society of Arts) have produced an animation entitled 'Economics is for Everyone', which is based on Ha-Joon Chang's book, Economics: The User's Guide

Published on - Thursday 18th August 2016


Understanding the Economics of Networks

Understanding the Economics of Networks

Professor Sanjeev Goyal was interviewed by INET (New York) on "Understanding the Economics of Networks". In this video interview Prof. Goyal explains his general theory of network formation based on individual incentives, and their economic implications.

Published on - Friday 9th September 2016

Tags:

Networks

Network Formation

Economics of Networks


Dr Debopam Bhattacharya awarded ERC Grant

Dr Debopam Bhattacharya awarded ERC Grant

The Faculty is very pleased to announce that Dr Debopam Bhattacharya was awarded a 5-year ERC "Consolidator" grant for his project titled "Empirical Demand and Welfare Analysis (EDWEL)".

Published on - Monday 15th February 2016




Prof. Giancarlo Corsetti Interview:

Prof. Giancarlo Corsetti Interview: "Debt Dynamics"

Professor Giancarlo Corsetti was interviewed by Society for Economic Dynamics on "Debt Dynamics", for the April 2016 edition of their Economic Dynamics Newsletter.

Published on - Tuesday 10th May 2016

Tags:

Debt Dynamics

Debt

Economic Dynamics



Prof. Coen Teulings to give Arrol Adam Lecture

Prof. Coen Teulings to give Arrol Adam Lecture

Professor Coen Teulings will give this years Arrol Adam Lecture om "Secular Stagnation, the Introduction of the Pill, and House Prices". on Thursday 18th February, at 6.00pm, in the Upper Hall, Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge.

Published on - Thursday 11th February 2016

Tags:

Secular Stagnation

Global Crisis

House Prices


Prof. Giancarlo Corsetti Joins Panel Discussion on the Future of the Euro

Prof. Giancarlo Corsetti Joins Panel Discussion on the Future of the Euro

Professor Giancarlo Corsetti joins Dr Angus Armstrong and Prof. Wouter den Haan on the panel for a discussion on the Future of the Euro, supported by the Cambridge Society for Economic Pluralismon. The event takes place on Wednesday 3rd February 2016, at 5.30pm, in Room 3, Mill Lane, Cambridge.

Published on - Wednesday 3rd February 2016

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EU

Euro

Economic Pluralism


Dr. Tiago Cavalcanti -

Dr. Tiago Cavalcanti - "Winning the Oil Lottery"

Dr. Tiago Cavalcanti, Daniel Da Mata and Frederik Toscani research into "Winning the Oil Lottery: The Impact of Natural Resource Extraction on Growth" has been featured in the IMF REsearch Bulletin.

Published on - Wednesday 27th January 2016

Tags:

Oil

Growth


Prof. Giancarlo Corsetti

Prof. Giancarlo Corsetti "Beyond Competitive Devaluations"

Professor Giancarlo Corsetti and Paul Bergin have published a VoxEU article, "Beyond Competitive Devaluations: The Monetary Dimensions of Comparative". Their column takes a step back from the current debate on competitive devaluation in international macroeconomic theory, and assesses a different perspective on monetary and exchange rate policies.

Published on - Monday 11th January 2016

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Monetary

Exchange Rate

Macroeconomics


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