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The Commons Library Blog Features Faculty's Brexit Research

The Commons Library Blog Features Faculty's Brexit Research

The Commons Library have published a blog about the Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology event that Dr. Meredith Crowley and the Faculty's Brexit research team spoke at in October.

Published on - Monday 18th December 2017

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Brexit

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Partha and Aisha Dasgupta in Conversation

Partha and Aisha Dasgupta in Conversation

How Many People Can Earth Support In Comfort? Partha Dasgupta and Aisha Dasgupta spoke at an 'in conversation' event organised by Weidenfeld-Hoffmann Scholarships and Leadership Programme in Oxford. You can read about the event and watch a video of their conversation on the Weidenfeld-Hoffmann Trust website.

Published on - Friday 15th December 2017

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Development

Globalisation


Prof. Munshi to Deliver Three Invited Lectures

Prof. Munshi to Deliver Three Invited Lectures

Professor Kaivan Munshi will deliver three invited lectures over December and January. The Infosys Prize Lecture at the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore on 15th December 2017, the Infosys Prize Lecture at the Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai on 4th January 2018 and 13th Annual Conference on Growth and Development, hosted by the Indian Statistical Institute, Delhi on the 19th December 2017.

Published on - Monday 11th December 2017


Prof. Goyal to talk at Delhi School of Economics

Prof. Goyal to talk at Delhi School of Economics

Professor Sanjeev Goyal has been invited to talk at the Delhi School of Economics Winter School 2017, which is being held between the 13th and 15th December 2017.

Published on - Monday 11th December 2017


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

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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Prof. Giancarlo Corsetti

Prof. Giancarlo Corsetti "Exchange Rate Misalignment, Capital Flows and Optimal Monetary Policy Trade-offs"

Professor Giancarlo Corsetti is to deliver the keynote lecture "Exchange Rate Misalignment, Capital Flows and Optimal Monetary Policy Trade-offs" at the First Annual Workshop of the ESCB Research Cluster. The event will be held at the Bank of Spain in Madrid on November 16th and 17th 2017.

Published on - Wednesday 13th December 2017

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Exchange Rate

Capital Flows

Monetary Policy


Paul Johnson (IFS) to give CIPP Lecture

Paul Johnson (IFS) to give CIPP Lecture

Paul Johnson (IFS) is to give the Cambridge Institute for Public Policy (CIPP) lecture at Jesus College on Monday December 4th 2017, 5.00pm - 6.30pm. Please register your interest.

Published on - Monday 13th November 2017


Running the British Economy - 2017

Running the British Economy - 2017

More than fifty Year 12 and Year 13 students from schools in Eastern England and greater London took part in this year's computer-based simulation game 'Running the British Economy'.

Published on - Thursday 9th November 2017


Dr Toxvaerd - Economics as an Art

Dr Toxvaerd - Economics as an Art

In the first of a series of interviews exploring the work of Cambridge academics, Helena Coggan meets economist Dr Toxvaerd

Published on - Wednesday 8th November 2017


Prof. Munshi to Deliver Annual Indu Bhatt Lecture

Prof. Munshi to Deliver Annual Indu Bhatt Lecture

Professor Kaivan Munshi will deliver this years Indu Bhatt Lecture at Yale University on 9th November 2017. The title of the talk is Missing Girls. This annual lecture is organized by the South Asian Studies Council and the MacMillan Center at Yale University and is open to the public.

Published on - Friday 3rd November 2017


Prof. Giancarlo Corsetti

Prof. Giancarlo Corsetti "Business Cycle Stabilisation in the Eurozone"

Professor Giancarlo Corsetti, Luca Dedola, Marek Jarocinski, Bartosz Mackowiak, Sebastian Schmidt have written a new joint column for VoxEU, on "Business cycle stabilisation in the Eurozone".

Published on - Monday 23rd October 2017

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Business Cycles

Eurozone

Stability

Fiscal Policy


Dr. Faraglia to speak at Taking Fiscal Policy Seriously Workshop

Dr. Faraglia to speak at Taking Fiscal Policy Seriously Workshop

Dr Elisa Faraglia will speak at the one-day Taking Fiscal Policy Seriously workshop. This event is hosted by The Nufffield Centre for Applied Macro Policy (NuCamp) in London on 9th November 2017.

Published on - Wednesday 25th October 2017


The Return of Alfred Marshall's Lost Book

The Return of Alfred Marshall's Lost Book

The Marshall Library received a proof book of Alfred Marshall's First Edition of Principles of Economics as a donation earlier this year, from Prof. Uemiya from Kobe University in Japan.

Published on - Thursday 19th October 2017


Brexit and Trade Conference

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

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Faculty and Cambridge-INET Members to talk at the INET 'Reawakening' Conference

Faculty and Cambridge-INET Members to talk at the INET 'Reawakening' Conference

Professor Giancarlo Corsetti, Professor Sanjeev Goyal and Dr. Pontus Rendahl will all give talks on 'INET and Economics in Cambridge' at the INET 'Reawakening' conference in Edinburgh, on Saturday October 21st 2017.

Published on - Monday 16th October 2017


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

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

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


Dr. Cavalcanti appointed to the Economic Journal's board as Associate Editor

Dr. Cavalcanti appointed to the Economic Journal's board as Associate Editor

Dr. Tiago Cavalcanti been invited to be an Associate Editor for the Economic Journal.

Published on - Wednesday 11th October 2017


The Tripos makes it to the top of two University Tables

The Tripos makes it to the top of two University Tables

The Faculty of Economics is delighted to announce that the Economics Tripos has been ranked top in both the Guardian and The Complete University Guide league tables.

Published on - Wednesday 4th October 2017


Prof. Goyal has been elected to the Ganshof Der Meersch Chair in Brussels

Prof. Goyal has been elected to the Ganshof Der Meersch Chair in Brussels

Prof Sanjeev Goyal is the holder of the next Ganshof van der Meersch Chair. In Spring 2018 he will deliver a cycle of lectures at the Université libre de Bruxelles, where he will be welcomed by Professors Anne Weyembergh (Institute for European Studies), Patrick Legros and André Sapir.

Published on - Tuesday 3rd October 2017


Kenneth Arrow Tribute by Partha Dasgupta

Kenneth Arrow Tribute by Partha Dasgupta

Professor Sir Partha Dasgupta has written a tribute to Professor Kenneth Arrow for the Pontifical Academy of Sciences

Published on - Monday 2nd October 2017


Oliver Exton elected as UKDS Data Impact Fellow 2017

Oliver Exton elected as UKDS Data Impact Fellow 2017

The Faculty is delighted to announce that PhD student Oliver Exton has been elected as one of the UK Data Service Data Impact Fellows for 2017.

Published on - Thursday 28th September 2017


Dr Anger-Kraavi appointed to International Advisory Positions

Dr Anger-Kraavi appointed to International Advisory Positions

Annela Anger-Kraavi, who is a College Lecturer in Economics at Downing College in Cambridge and researcher at Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership as well as Chief Executive of the Cambridge Trust of New Thinking in Economics, has been appointed to two leading international positions, as special advisor to the European Council on international climate policy and as vice chair of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change's body for Scientific and Technological Advice.

Published on - Wednesday 27th September 2017



Dr Chang's article on Korean democracy published in The New York Times

Dr Chang's article on Korean democracy published in The New York Times

Dr Ha-Joon Chang's article on Korean democracy, titled, 'South Koreans Worked a Democratic Miracle. Can They Do It Again?', was published in The New York Times on 14 September 2017.

Published on - Friday 15th September 2017


Prof. Ogilvie to give Keynote Lecture in Helsinki

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

Tags:

Women in Economics


1st Year Student wins an Undergraduate of the Year Award

1st Year Student wins an Undergraduate of the Year Award

The Faculty would like to congratulate first-year economics student, Ekaterina Christova who won The Future CFO of the Year Award at this years Undergraduate of the Year Awards.

Published on - Monday 14th August 2017


Prof. Giancarlo Corsetti

Prof. Giancarlo Corsetti "Rethinking Competitiveness, Structural Reforms, and Macro Policy"

Professor Giancarlo Corsetti will deliver the keynote address at the conference entitled "Rethinking Competitiveness, Structural Reforms, and Macro Policy". The conference is organised by the Bank of Italy, CEPR and the Central Bank Research Association and will take place on October 5th 2017.

Published on - Tuesday 17th October 2017

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Reforms

Macroeconomic Policy

Competition


Prof. Corsetti to speak at the RFAs Research Seminar in Singapore

Prof. Corsetti to speak at the RFAs Research Seminar in Singapore

Professor Giancarlo Corsetti will speak at the 1st Joint Regional Financing Arrangements (RFAs) Research Seminar (AMRO, ESM and FLAR) in Singapore, Sept 7th 2017, on "Official lending strategies during the euro area crisis" (joint paper with Aitor Erce and Timothy Uy).

Published on - Wednesday 6th September 2017

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Euro Crisis

Debt

Sustainability


Keynes Fund - Call for Projects 2017

Keynes Fund - Call for Projects 2017

The Keynes Fund is running it's eleventh Call for Projects. The deadline for project proposals is 15th September 2017

Published on - Wednesday 2nd August 2017


Dr. Bateman debates Brexit on Radio 4

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

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


Dr. Crowley talks to BBC World Service

Dr. Crowley talks to BBC World Service

Dr. Meredith Crowley spoke to the BBC World Service's Newshour Extra programme about globalization and her ESRC Brexit grant research. A podcast of the programme is available on the BBC website.

Published on - Friday 7th July 2017


Faculty Senior Academic Promotions

Faculty Senior Academic Promotions

Vasco Carvalho, Sara Horrell, Pontus Rendahl and Petra Geraats have all been successful in the Faculty's Senior Academic Promotions.

Published on - Thursday 15th June 2017


Workshop held in Honour of Prof. Dasgupta

Workshop held in Honour of Prof. Dasgupta

The James S McDonnell Foundation, St Louis, held a workshop on Complex Systems Science in honour of Professor Sir Partha Dasgupta at St John's College, Cambridge on 7th-8th of June 2017.

Published on - Thursday 15th June 2017


Faculty Away Day May 23 2017

Faculty Away Day May 23 2017

The Faculty held it's annual Away Day on the 23rd May 2017 at Madingley Hall, Cambridge.

Published on - Wednesday 14th June 2017


Prof. Dasgupta  inducted as Fellow of the AERE

Prof. Dasgupta inducted as Fellow of the AERE

Professor Partha Dasgupta was recently inducted as Fellow of the (American) Association of Environmental and Resource Economists. Unfortunately Prof. Dasgupta was unable to attend the ceremony, but his acceptance letter was read at the occasion by the current President, Laura Taylor.

Published on - Thursday 8th June 2017


Prof. Corsetti to talk at the Annual MacCaLM Conference

Prof. Corsetti to talk at the Annual MacCaLM Conference

Professor Giancarlo Corsetti is giving a talk on 'Capital flows and monetary policy trade-offs' at the Annual MacCaLM Conference, University of Edinburgh on 21st June 2017.

Published on - Wednesday 7th June 2017

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Capital Flows

Monetary Policy

Trade-offs


Dr. Edoardo Gallo awarded an Early Career Fellowship from CRASSH

Dr. Edoardo Gallo awarded an Early Career Fellowship from CRASSH

The Early Career Fellowship scheme at CRASSH, jointly funded by the Isaac Newton Trust and the Schools of Arts & Humanities and Humanities & Social Sciences, allows Cambridge University Teaching Officers and College Teaching Officers to apply for an additional term of research leave in order to develop a new research project.

Published on - Saturday 1st April 2017


Prof. Goyal to give Public Lecture in Oxford

Prof. Goyal to give Public Lecture in Oxford

Professor Sanjeev Goyal will give a public lecture on "The Law of the Few" at the Oxford Mathematics Institute on 28th June 2017.

Published on - Wednesday 28th June 2017


The Tripos makes it to the top of the Guardian university table

The Tripos makes it to the top of the Guardian university table

The Guardian newspaper has released it's University league table for 2018 and the University of Cambridge Economics Tripos has come top.

Published on - Wednesday 24th May 2017


Dr. Vasco Carvalho's Research into

Dr. Vasco Carvalho's Research into "Supply Chain Disruptions"

Dr. Vasco Carvalho's Research has been featured in Columbia GSB's Ideas and Insights Article. Columbia Business School discusses how complex supply chains can transform local shocks into national economic malaise based on the paper "Supply Chain Disruptions: Evidence from the Great East Japan Earthquake", by Vasco Carvalho, Makoto Nirei, Yukiko Saito and Alireza Tahbaz-Salehi.

Published on - Wednesday 17th May 2017

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Macronets

Supply Chain


Maarten de Ridder wins Student-Led Teaching Award for Best Lecturer

Maarten de Ridder wins Student-Led Teaching Award for Best Lecturer

Phd student Maarten de Ridder has won one of the Cambridge Student Union's, Student-Led Teaching Awards and will be honored at a ceremony in the University Combination Room on May 9th.

Published on - Thursday 11th May 2017


Dr. Mohaddes's Research Covered in the Financial Times

Dr. Mohaddes's Research Covered in the Financial Times

Dr. Kamiar Mohaddes's paper "Is There a Debt-Threshold Effect on Output Growth?" (joint with Alexander Chudik, M. Hashem Pesaran and Mehdi Raissi), which was published this month in The Review of Economics and Statistics, was covered in the Financial Times today.

Published on - Wednesday 3rd May 2017

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Dept

Output

Growth


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

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


Dr Iyer Interviewed by ECNMY: What is the economics of religion really about?

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.

Published on - Tuesday 18th April 2017

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Women in Economics

Religion


Holy Wars: Temple Desecrations in Medieval India

Holy Wars: Temple Desecrations in Medieval India

Dr. Sriya Iyer's Working Paper "Holy Wars: Temple Desecrations in Medieval India" (Cambridge-INET Working Paper wp1702 and Cambridge Working Papers in Economics cwpe1705) features in an article she (with Anand Shrivastava and Rohit Ticku) has written for Ideas of India.

Published on - Monday 27th March 2017

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Conflict

Religion

Politics

Assassination


Dr Felix Martin -

Dr Felix Martin - "Money: The Unauthorised Biography"

Dr Felix Martin (Institute for New Economic Thinking and Centre for Global Studies) will give a on "Money:the unauthorised biography" at Seminar Room, No. 1, Newnham Terrace, Darwin College, on March 13th 2017, from 17:00-18:30pm.

Published on - Thursday 9th March 2017


Marshall Library's Three-legged Cat 'relieves exam stress'

Marshall Library's Three-legged Cat 'relieves exam stress'

A three-legged cat adopted by the Marshall Library is being used to help relieve students' stress during the exam season. Jasper, a five-year-old ginger tom, belongs to the deputy librarian at the Marshall Library of Economics.

Published on - Monday 10th April 2017


The Life and Work of Frank Hahn Exhibition

The Life and Work of Frank Hahn Exhibition

The Marshall Library launched The Life and Work of Frank Hahn Exhibition this week. The Exhibition will be on display in the Marshall Library Social Area until 22nd April, 2017.

Published on - Tuesday 28th February 2017


Prof. Sanjeev Goyal Publishes Two New Papers

Prof. Sanjeev Goyal Publishes Two New Papers

Professor Sanjeev Goyal and Julien Gagnon's paper "Networks, Markets, and Inequality" is the lead article in the latest American Economic Review and his joint paper with Marcin Dziubinski "How to defend a network?" has also been published in the Theoretical Economics journal.

Published on - Tuesday 7th March 2017

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Networks

Markets

Inequality

Defence


Professor Kenneth J. Arrow, 1921-2017

Professor Kenneth J. Arrow, 1921-2017

The Faculty is saddened to announce that Professor Kenneth J. Arrow has died at age 95. He was the Joan Kenney Professor Emeritus of Economics and Professor Emeritus of Operations Research at Stanford University.

Published on - Friday 24th February 2017


Eric Maskin and Baron Turner Receive Honorary Degrees

Eric Maskin and Baron Turner Receive Honorary Degrees

The Faculty is pleased to announce that the title of the degree of Doctor of Science honoris causa will conferred on Eric Maskin and that the title of the degree of Doctor of Law honoris causa will be conferred on Jonathan Adair, Baron Turner of Ecchinswell.

Published on - Thursday 16th February 2017


Andy Haldane -

Andy Haldane - "Whose Recovery?"

Andy Haldane(Chief Economist at the Bank of England) will give the next St Catharine's Political Economy Seminar in the series on the Economics of Austerity on "Whose Recovery?". The event will be held Wednesday 22 February 2017, 18:00 -19:30, in the Mill Lane Lecture Room 1.

Published on - Wednesday 22nd February 2017


Muhammad Farid Ahmed awarded G-Research PhD Prize

Muhammad Farid Ahmed awarded G-Research PhD Prize

The Faculty is delighted to announce that PhD student Muhammad Farid Ahmed was recently awarded the G-Research PhD Prize for his paper on "A Method for analysing the frequency of market efficiency".

Published on - Wednesday 8th February 2017


The Economics of Post Factual Democracy

The Economics of Post Factual Democracy

Key Institute leaders Rob Johnson and William Janeway will be keynote speakers in a two-day event in Copenhagen on February 9 and 10 on the meeting the challenges of the ‘post-factual’ society, in which scientific expertise is losing authority and policy debate is becoming detached from reality.

Published on - Friday 20th January 2017


Dr. Flavio Toxvaerd appointed Associate Editor at the European Economic Review

Dr. Flavio Toxvaerd appointed Associate Editor at the European Economic Review

The Faculty is pleased to announce that Dr. Flavio Toxvaerd has been appointed an Associate Editor at the European Economic Review.

Published on - Tuesday 17th January 2017


Prof. Corsetti's Schumpeter Lecture published by the JEEA

Prof. Corsetti's Schumpeter Lecture published by the JEEA

Professor Giancarlo Corsetti's Schumpeter Lecture at the 2015 European Economic Association Meeting published by the Journal of the European Economic Association.

Published on - Tuesday 17th January 2017

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Monetary Policy

Fiscal

Sovereign Debt


Professor Sir Anthony B. Atkinson, 1944-2017

Professor Sir Anthony B. Atkinson, 1944-2017

The Faculty of Economics is deeply saddened by the death of Tony Atkinson, who passed away on 1 January 2017 at the age of 72.

Published on - Tuesday 10th January 2017


Networks, Markets, and Inequality

Networks, Markets, and Inequality

Professor Sanjeev Goyal and Julien Gagnon's paper on "Networks, Markets, and Inequality" has been published as the lead article in the American Economic Review.

Published on - Thursday 5th January 2017

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Networks

Markets

Inequality


The Economists: The art and science of economics at Cambridge

The Economists: The art and science of economics at Cambridge

In 1924 John Maynard Keynes, who invented macroeconomics, used a biographical essay about his mentor Alfred Marshall to muse on the qualities of a good economist.

Published on - Tuesday 3rd January 2017


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