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Research Interests


Labour Economics, Political Economy

Publications


Published Papers

Adams-Prassl, A., Boneva, T., Golin, M. and Rauh, C. Inequality in the Impact of the Coronavirus Shock: Evidence from Real Time Surveys, (2020) Journal of Public Economics, 189
Biroli, P., Boneva, T., Raja, A. and Rauh, C. Parental Beliefs About Returns to Child Health Investments, (2020) Journal of Econometrics
Belfield, C., Boneva, T., Rauh, C. and Shaw, J. What Drives Enrollment Gaps in Further Education? The Role of Beliefs in Sequential Schooling Decisions, (2019) Economica
Mueller, H. and Rauh, C. Reading Between the Lines: Prediction of Political Violence Using Newspaper Text, (2018) American Political Science Review, 112(2), 358-375
Boneva, T. and Rauh, C. Parental Beliefs about Returns to Educational Investments - The Later the Better?, (2018) Journal of the European Economic Association, 16(6), 1669–1711

Cambridge Working Papers in Economics

Rauh, C. and Renée, L. Parenting Types, (2021) CWPE2110
Mueller, H. and Rauh, C. The Hard Problem of Prediction for Conflict Prevention, (2021) CWPE2103
Adams-Prassl, A., Boneva, T., Golin, M. and Rauh, C. Furloughing, (2020) CWPE2079
Adams-Prassl, A., Boneva, T., Golin, M. and Rauh, C. Work Tasks That Can Be Done From Home: Evidence on the Variation Within and Across Occupations and Industries, (2020) CWPE2040
Adams-Prassl, A., Boneva, T., Golin, M. and Rauh, C. The Impact of the Coronavirus Lockdown on Mental Health: Evidence from the US, (2020) CWPE2037

Research Activities


Complex Interactions Between Parents and Children Summarised
Whether a child is brought up by active or laid back parents can have a significant impact on their personality in later life, according to new research by Dr Christopher Rauh.
Published on - Monday 22nd February 2021

Gendered Economic Impact of Coronavirus
A new report on the gendered economic impact of the current coronvirus pandemic features Dr Christopher Rauh. It says the government risks turning the clock back on gender equality.
Published on - Tuesday 9th February 2021

Healthcare, Education, and Labour Markets Mini Conference
Cambridge-INET and the Faculty of Economics, Applied Microeconomics group are holding a Mini Conference on "Healthcare, Education, and Labour Markets". It will take place on Tuesday 18th February 2021 at 3PM - 6.15PM GMT (UK) and will be held online. See the event page for more details.
Published on - Monday 25th January 2021

Indirect Costs of the UK’s Furlough Scheme
Dr. Christopher Rauh was interviewed on "Wake up to Money" on "BBC Radio 5 Live" where he discussed the indirect costs to the economy of the furlough scheme from people staying at home and preventing the economy from adapting to the new normal. He also compared job retention schemes in other countries to the UK's furlough scheme. Starts at 42.20.
Published on - Thursday 29th October 2020

Economic Impact From Covid
New research appears to indicate women on average have taken a larger economic impact than men as a result of Covid. Dr Christopher Rauh has examined the characteristics of workers furloughed in the UK during the coronavirus pandemic, and has found that women were much more likely to be furloughed. The prohibition on working whilst furloughed has also been routinely ignored, especially by men.
Published on - Tuesday 13th October 2020

Press Articles


Bloomberg: Incarceration, unemployment, and the black–white marriage gap in the US
Voxeu: Incarceration, unemployment, and the black–white marriage gap in the US
Forbes: Parental Beliefs about Returns to Different Types of Investments in School Children
Evening Standard: Parental Beliefs about Returns to Different Types of Investments in School Children

Keynes Fund Sponsored Projects


Rauh, C., The Impact of Automation and Fears of Job Displacement on Political Preferences (JHUQ)

COVID-19 Economic Research


Special Features: COVID-19 and the Effect on Workers
Work Tasks That Can Be Done From Home
Furloughing

Teaching


PIIB Paper 6 - Lent - Introduction to Corporate Finance
MPhil - E100 Microeconomics
MPhil - S301 Applied Econometrics
MPhil F300 - Corporate Finance

PhD Students


Supervisor

Vivek Roy-Chowdhury
PhD Title:
Research: Topics in Political Economics

Christopher Rauh












University Lecturer

Research Group:
Macroeconomics
Empirical Microeconomics

CV: Curriculum Vitae

Personal Site:
http://sites.google.com/site/econrauh/



Contact Details
Email: cr542@cam.ac.uk
Office Hours: By appointment