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The Gender Gap in Mental Health Widened by Lockdowns

The Gender Gap in Mental Health Widened by Lockdowns

Women, the young, and the less educated have borne the brunt of mental health issues resulting from lockdowns, which has often exacerbated job and earnings losses, according to research by Dr Christopher Rauh


Behavioural Responses to the Vaccine Rollout

Behavioural Responses to the Vaccine Rollout

Now that the Covid vaccine rollout is in full swing, changes to our behaviour are starting to emerge. New research by Dr Toxvaerd shows how these changes are impacting how many people act in public.


New Gift to Promote Study of Egalitarian Capitalism

New Gift to Promote Study of Egalitarian Capitalism

A gift from Gavin Oldham (Trinity 1968), Chair and CEO of Share PLC, will fund a new programme of research to study egalitarian capitalism at the University of Cambridge.


The Keynes Fund: Research into an Inefficient Market

The Keynes Fund for Applied Economics promotes innovative and path breaking quality research in economics and finance.


Oliver Linton Elected Society for Financial Econometrics President

Prof. Oliver Linton has been elected as President of the Society for Financial Econometrics for 2021-2023


Predicting When Conflict Breaks Out: A Hard Problem

Dr Rauh is proposing a new model for forecasting conflict, which could predict when outbreaks of violence might escalate into war.



Recent publications


Targeting Interventions in Networks

"Targeting Interventions in Networks"
Galeotti, A., Golub, B. and Goyal, S.
Econometrica [2020]


Fixed-Effect Regressions on Network Data

"Fixed-Effect Regressions on Network Data"
Jochmans, K. and Weidner, M.
Econometrica [2019]


A coupled component DCS-EGARCH model for intraday and overnight volatility

"A coupled component DCS-EGARCH model for intraday and overnight volatility"
Linton, O.
Journal of Econometrics [2020]


Liquidity and Consumption: Evidence from Three Post-earthquake Reconstruction Programs in Italy

"Liquidity and Consumption: Evidence from Three Post-earthquake Reconstruction Programs in Italy"
Acconcia, A., Corsetti, G. and Simonelli, S.
American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics [2020]


SONIC: SOcial Network analysis with Influencers and Communities

"SONIC: SOcial Network analysis with Influencers and Communities"
Chen, C. Y.-H., Klochkov, Y. and Härdle, W. K.
Journal of Econometrics, forthcoming [2021]




Spotlight



COVID-19 Economic Research

COVID-19 Economic Research, led by Cambridge-INET



Find out about The Faculty's Brexit Research

Find out about The Faculty's Brexit Research




Media mentions & appearances


Vaccine Nationalism: Why do some countries cooperate and others go it alone?

Vaccine Nationalism: Why do some countries cooperate and others go it alone?

Dr. Flavio Toxvaerd and Tony Yates (independent economist), have written a new article for the Economics Observatory that discusses ‘vaccine nationalism’.


Lockdowns Widen the Gender Gap in Mental Health

Lockdowns Widen the Gender Gap in Mental Health

Dr. Christopher Rauh has published an article for VOXeu that looks at how women have suffered far more from social distancing measures than men in terms of their mental health.


Izvestia: The Trouble Does Not Come To One: What the Tragedy in India Teaches Other Countries


Mini Conf: Mini-Conference for Early Years Researchers in Networks - Call for Papers Extended


Keynes Fund: Keynes Fund 19th Call for Projects



Videos


Cambridge Economics Alumni Webinar Series

In this webinar, Dr Meredith Crowley (University Reader in International Economics) explores what can we learn about major changes in global trade from studying Brexit. She was joined by Professor Catherine Barnard (Professor of European Union and Labour Law) who talked about the new UK-EU trade deal, the Trade and Cooperation Agreement.

 



Faculty Events


12 May

Early Life Skills and Human Capital Development Mini Conference
Online event

20 May

Cambridge Economics Alumni Webinar Series: Economic Analysis of Student Admissions
Online Event



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Job Market and Placements


Job Market and Placements


2020-2021 Job Market Candidates



Student & Staff Behaviour


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