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Research Interests

Economics of Innovation, Venture Capital

Recent Activities

The Master And The Prodigy - Publication Date: 2020-09-30
There is little doubt that John Maynard Keynes fundamentally shaped economics and policymaking in the twentieth century. Less appreciated is that he owes some of his central insights to a brilliant Cambridge polymath who died in 1930 at age 26. Want to know more? Read Dr. Bill Janeway’s essay.

COVID-19 is Not World War II - William H. Janeway - Publication Date: 2020-04-28
Dr. William H. Janeway's article titled "Covid 19 is not World War II" which discusses how the COVID-19 era has little in common with the US mobilization for war in the 1940s has appeared in Project Syndicate.

The (Political and Financial) Economics of Transformational Technology - Publication Date: 2019-05-29
Bill Janeway will give a talk on "The (Political and Financial) Economics of Transformational Technology" at Wolfson College, Cambridge, on Wednesday 5th June 2019, from 6.00pm - 7.15pm. Please book a place.

Economics at the Festival of Ideas - Publication Date: 2018-09-24
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.

Book Launch Photographs - Publication Date: 2018-06-01
William H. Janeway Launched the 2nd Edition of his 'Doing Capitalism in the Innovation Economy' book on Tuesday 29th May 2018 at Pembroke College, Cambridge. See photographs from the event.

Institute for New Economic Thinking (INET)

The Cambridge-INET Institute
Cambridge-INET Management Committee Member
Cambridge-INET Advisory Board Member

Keynes Fund Affiliation

Keynes Fund Manager


MPhil F530 - Venture Capital

Dr William H Janeway

Senior Teaching Associate

Research Group:
Economic History

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