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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

Sir Partha Dasgupta awarded Kew International Medal

Professor Sir Partha Dasgupta awarded Kew International Medal for work to protect nature and stop biodiversity loss. The Economist was selected by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew to receive the prestigious award following his ground-breaking report The Economics of Biodiversity.


Is marriage for white people? The US racial marriage divide

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? Christopher Rauh has highlighted the difference in the marriage rates between black and white people 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.


Tracking the Mutant Strain: Forecasting Covid in the UK

A new class of time series models that reflect epidemic trajectories and are able to produce good forecasts before new cases or deaths reach their peak.


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


Government Debt management: the Short and the Long of it

"Government Debt management: the Short and the Long of it"
Faraglia, E., Marcet, A., Oikonomou, R. and Scott, A.
Review of Economic Studies [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]


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]


Systemic Risk Shifting in Financial Networks

"Systemic Risk Shifting in Financial Networks"
Elliott, M., Georg, C-P. and Hazell, J.
Journal of Economic Theory [2021]


Multiscale clustering of nonparametric regression curves

"Multiscale clustering of nonparametric regression curves"
Vogt, M., Linton, O.
Journal of Econometrics [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


A Climate Reckoning Is Coming for the World’s Government Debt

A Climate Reckoning Is Coming for the World’s Government Debt

Dr. Kamiar Mohaddes's paper on climate change and sovereign credit ratings, has been quoted in an article for Bloomberg News.


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

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

Dr. Flavio Toxvaerd was quoted in an article for the daily Russian newspaper Izvestia, that looks at the inequality of the worldwide distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine.


Pew Research Center: Religious Composition of India


WJS: Covid-19 Vaccinations Boost the Global Economy, but May Not Cure It Alone


Independent: UK’s cut to overseas family planning aid ‘very disappointing’


Economics Observatory: Redesigning the UK’s university admissions system



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


08 Oct

Networks Webinar Series - Michael Konig
Online event

15 Oct

Networks Webinar Series - Moritz Meyer-ter-Vehn
Online event

22 Oct

Networks Webinar Series - Agathe Pernoud
Online event

22 Oct

Newnham's 150th Anniversary Lecture Series - Prof Jane Humphries
Newnham College & virtual




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Job Market and Placements


Job Market and Placements


2020-2021 Job Market Candidates



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