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New £12m research centre for inclusive trade policy

New £12m research centre for inclusive trade policy

A major new research centre on inclusive trade policy is to launch in early 2022. The Centre for Inclusive Trade Policy aims to be a centre of excellence for innovative trade policy research. It will include Co-Investigator Professor Meredith Crowley from the University of Cambridge Faculty of Economics and Janeway Institute.


Where now for Economics?

Where now for Economics?

A fascinating debate to celebrate the launch of the Janeway Institute discussed the future heading of research into economics, and examined the link between financial markets and the real economy.


Drastic changes in daily routines during UK lockdowns

Drastic changes in daily routines during UK lockdowns

A new study co-authored by Dr Ines Lee indicates that some people spent an extra hour a day on chores and childcare during lockdowns, while others got an added daily hour of solo leisure time – and most of us reduced time spent on paid work by around half an hour a day.


New Faculty visiting professor

Wei Xiong is now a Visiting Professor and Director of Research in Faculty of Economics at the University of Cambridge.


Project Syndicate: Supply-Shock Therapy

Research by Professors Matt Elliott and Vasco Carvalho into supply chain issues has been quoted in a timely feature on supply chain disruption and published by Project Syndicate.


New Faculty Director of Research

Lin Peng is to join the Economic faculty as a visiting professor and director of research.



Recent publications


Investments in Social Ties, Risk Sharing, and Inequality

"Investments in Social Ties, Risk Sharing, and Inequality "
Ambrus, A. and Elliott, M.
Review of Economic Studies [2021]


Religion and Depression in Adolescence

"Religion and Depression in Adolescence"
Fruehwirth, J., Iyer, S. and Zhang, A.
Journal of Political Economy [2019]


The Strategy of Conquest

"The Strategy of Conquest"
Dziubinski, M., Goyal, S. and Minarsch, D. E. N.
Journal of Economic Theory [2021]


Dependent Microstructure Noise and Integrated Volatility: Estimation from High-Frequency Data

"Dependent Microstructure Noise and Integrated Volatility: Estimation from High-Frequency Data"
Li, Z. M., Laeven, R. J. A. and Vellekoop, M. H.
Journal of Econometrics [2020]


A Unified Framework for Efficient Estimation of General Treatment Models

"A Unified Framework for Efficient Estimation of General Treatment Models"
Ai, C., Linton, O., Motegi, K. and Zhang, Z.
Quantitative Economics, 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


Reassessing the EU Fiscal and Monetary Framework after COVID-19 Workshop

Reassessing the EU Fiscal and Monetary Framework after COVID-19 Workshop

Professor Giancarlo Corsetti will give a talk at CEPR-Research and Policy Network on European Economic Architecture Workshop, on Wednesday 1st December 3.00-5.00pm, in Luxembourg.


Talking Economics. A one-two punch: health and economics - video

Talking Economics. A one-two punch: health and economics - video

Dr. Flavio Toxvaerd participated in a panel event for the Economics Observatory, "A one-two punch: health and economics".


US Congress: Long-Term Macroeconomic Effects of Climate Change


UoC Alumni Newsletter: The impact of philanthropy


ECB: Monetary Dialogue Preparatory Meeting - Video


World Bank: Debt Crises, Fast and Slow



Videos


Cambridge Economics Alumni Webinar Series

In this webinar, Professor Eric French (Montague Burton Professor of Industrial Relations and Labour Economics) explored the persistence of income inequality across generations. He was joined by Dr Toke Aidt (Reader in Economics and Director of the Keynes Fund) who examined the remarkable increase in the fraction of people in England feeling affiliated to ‘no party’.

 



Faculty Events


08 Dec

The Trade Environment and Trade Policy Options for the post-Brexit United Kingdom
Jesus College, Cambridge

25 Jan

Keynes Lecture 2021-2022 - Prof. Hélène Rey
Venue TBC

26 Jun

Fourteenth Annual SoFiE Conference
Churchill College, University of Cambridge



Vacancies






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Job Market and Placements


Job Market and Placements


2021-2022 Job Market Candidates



Student & Staff Behaviour


Athena Swan - Student and Staff Behaviour


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Women in Economics


This video highlights why women should study economics at Cambridge


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