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Tracking the Mutant Strain: Forecasting Covid in the UK

Tracking the Mutant Strain: Forecasting Covid in the UK

A new study co-authored by Andrew Harvey, and published in the National Institute Economic Review, focuses on the growth rate of the daily number of cases, and the new mutant variants of COVID.


Economics Undergraduate Wins the Ellen McArthur Prize

Economics Undergraduate Wins the Ellen McArthur Prize

Natasha May from Emmanuel College has won the prize for best dissertation in Economic History. The selectors judged Natasha’s dissertation on ‘Investment and the Nazi economic recovery’ to be the best contribution to economic history submitted this year.


Women Economists Under-Represented in UK Academia

Women Economists Under-Represented in UK Academia

Women are underrepresented at almost every level within the discipline of economics in UK academia, according to a report by the Royal Economics Society co-authored by Dr Victoria Bateman.


The VC Effect: The Right Tech at the Right Time?

In his new research, William Janeway examines the relationship between venture capital booms and startups.


Celebrated Economist Geoff Harcourt at 90

The famous Cambridge economist, Professor Geoff Harcourt is celebrating his 90th Birthday.


Vasco Carvalho Reflects on the Success of Cambridge-INET

The Cambridge-INET Institute was founded in 2012 to advance innovative approaches in economics, in the wake of the Global Financial Crisis.



Recent publications


Large Firm Dynamics and the Business Cycle

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


A ReMeDI for Microstructure Noise

"A ReMeDI for Microstructure Noise"
Merrick Li, Z. and Linton, O.
Econometrica, forthcoming [2021]


Vote Buying or (Political) Business (Cycles) as Usual?

"Vote Buying or (Political) Business (Cycles) as Usual?"
Aidt, T. S., Asatryan, Z., Badalyan, L. and Heinemann, F.
Review of Economics and Statistics [2020]


A Coupled Component DCS GARCH Model for Intraday and Overnight Volatility

"A Coupled Component DCS GARCH Model for Intraday and Overnight Volatility"
Linton, O. and Wu, J.
Journal of Econometrics [2020]


A Dynamic Model of Personality, Schooling, and Occupational Choice

"A Dynamic Model of Personality, Schooling, and Occupational Choice"
Todd, P. E. and Zhang, W.
Quantitative Economics [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


What has the last year taught us about the Policy & Economics of COVID-19?

What has the last year taught us about the Policy & Economics of COVID-19?

Dr. Flavio Toxvaerd's recent panel discussion on COVID policy, with Dr Abi Adams-Prassl and Dr Kate Fleming, has been featured in the July issue of the RES Newsletter.


Is The UK's 'Freedom Day' Too Soon?

Is The UK's 'Freedom Day' Too Soon?

Dr. Flavio Toxvaerd was interviewed on Danish National Television's DR2 Deadline programme about the UK's lifting of COVID-19 restrictions.


El País: Academic Gender Gap Widens During Pandemic


Journal: European Union Politics Publish MPhil Paper


Weekendavisen: Racism in Football


Royal Society: The Economics of Biodiversity: The Dasgupta Review Launch Speech



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


01 Sep

52nd Money Macro and Finance Annual Conference
Online event

01 Sep

Workshop on the Political Economy of Wars and Political Transitions
Online event



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