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New Janeway Institute to transform economic research

New Janeway Institute to transform economic research

Disseminating research at the frontier of economics is just one of the roles of a new research institute which will shape young minds and transform economic research. The new Weslie and William Janeway Institute for Economics is to launch on October the 19th.


New Faculty Director of Research

New Faculty Director of Research

Professor Peng’s diverse research interest covers the area of social networks, behavioural finance, ESG, and corporate governance. Her research has been published in leading economics and finance journals. Currently she is the Krell Chair Professor in Finance at Zicklin School of Business, Baruch College, City University of New York.


The value of sick pay: older workers & women often get less

The value of sick pay: older workers & women often get less

Women and older workers are less likely to have access to employer-provided sick pay, according to Dr Christopher Rauh, from the Covid Inequality Project. The research has also found that workers in jobs that cannot be done from home are particularly unlikely to have sick pay.


Sir Partha Dasgupta awarded Kew International Medal

Professor Sir Partha Dasgupta awarded Kew International Medal for work to protect nature and stop biodiversity loss.


Is marriage for white people? The US racial marriage divide

Are higher rates of incarceration and unemployment responsible for lower marriage rates among the black population in the US?


Professor Jayasri Dutta Obituary

The Faculty of Economics is saddened to announce that a former member of the Faculty, Professor Jayasri Dutta, has passed away at the age of 68.



Recent publications


Fixed-Effect Regressions on Network Data

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


Large Firm Dynamics and the Business Cycle

"Large Firm Dynamics and the Business Cycle"
Carvalho, V. M. and Grassi, B.
American Economic Review [2019]


Multiscale clustering of nonparametric regression curves

"Multiscale clustering of nonparametric regression curves"
Vogt, M., 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]


(Mis)Allocation Effects of an Overpaid Public Sector

"(Mis)Allocation Effects of an Overpaid Public Sector"
Cavalcanti, T. and Santos, M.
Journal of the European Economic Association [2020]




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


The costs of climate change are getting lost on Capitol Hill

The costs of climate change are getting lost on Capitol Hill

Dr. Kamiar Mohaddes's paper on Long-Term Macroeconomic Effects of Climate Change, has been quoted in the Washington Post.


Dispersion in Financing Costs and Development

Dispersion in Financing Costs and Development

Professor Tiago Cavalcanti was a plenary speaker for the IV Workshop of the Spanish Macroeconomics Network, in Alicante (Spain).


LSE Beverage Report: New podcast with Dr Toxvaerd on economics and public health


NIER: Economic Contributions to Infection Control


Economics Observatory: Stranger danger: are we more Covid-safe around friends and family?


Izvestia: Why rich countries are reluctant to part with surplus vaccine in favour of the poor



Videos


Cambridge Economics Alumni Webinar Series

In this webinar, Dr Debopam Bhattacharya (University Reader and Fellow of Trinity College) examined the extent to which elite universities practice merit-based admissions. He was joined by Dr Aytek Erdil (University Reader and Fellow of King's College) who introduced and discussed a new proposal to redesign the UK's university admissions system.

 



Faculty Events


26 Oct

The Great Vaccine Rollout: Covid-19, Cooperation & Global Public Goods
Online Event

29 Oct

Networks Webinar Series - Akhil Vohra
Zoom Meeting

04 Nov

Cambridge Economics Alumni Webinar Series: Exploring the Impact of Income and Political Inequality
Online Event

05 Nov

Networks Webinar Series - Syngjoo Choi
Zoom Meeting



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Job Market and Placements


Job Market and Placements


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