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Trickle-down economics: Phillips Machine shows how macroeconomy flows

Trickle-down economics: Phillips Machine shows how macroeconomy flows

A rare demonstration of the Faculty's Phillips Hydraulic Computer has shown how the analogue computer uses fluidic logic to model the workings of the United Kingdom economy.


Economics without prices and without games: The Marshall Lecture

Economics without prices and without games: The Marshall Lecture

Professor Ariel Rubinstein was invited to give the Marshall Lecture for 2022, and brought insights into Game Theory, Experimental Economics and Choice Theory.


Four new professors in Economics faculty

Four new professors in Economics faculty

Four academics at the Faculty of Economics have been promoted to Professor grades at the University of Cambridge.


Dynamic early warning of conflict

Forecast and costing model, which uses machine learning and newspaper text to predict outbreaks and intensity of internal armed conflict.


Freedom of City of London for Professor Dasgupta

An academic at the Faculty of Economics has been awarded the Freedom of the City of London by Special Nomination.


Optimistic job applicants driven by pay, not WFH, post-pandemic

Dr Christopher Rauh, indicates job seekers are more hopeful than they should be, and are wrong in believing there’s not much to be gained from spending more time hunting for a job.



Recent publications


Spurious Factor Analysis

"Spurious Factor Analysis"
Onatski, A. and Wang, C.
Econometrica [2021]


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]


The Strategy of Conquest

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


The Supply of Skill and Endogenous Technical Change: Evidence from a College Expansion Reform

"The Supply of Skill and Endogenous Technical Change: Evidence from a College Expansion Reform"
Carneiro, P., Liu, K. and Salvanes, K. G.
Journal of the European Economic Association, accepted [2022]


Gender and Collaboration

"Gender and Collaboration"
Ductor, L., Goyal, S. and Prummer, A.
Review of Economics and Statistics, 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


Productivity survey for Project CAPER

Productivity survey for Project CAPER

The Faculty's Prof. Chryssi Giannitsarou has sent out a survey in Qualtrics Cambridge for her ongoing research project on Covid-19 and academic productivity in economics research. Please do respond if you receive an invite.


Is a UK-US trade agreement getting closer?

Is a UK-US trade agreement getting closer?

Professor Meredith Crowley discusses US tariffs on UK steel replaced by quotas on the BBC TV News World Business Outlook.


Youtube: Decentralized Finance and ESG Panel - Video


Youtube: COVID and Economics, Explain it to a Comedian - Video


Nature: Weak links in supply chains are weaponised



Videos


Cambridge Economics Alumni Webinar Series

In this webinar, Professor Tiago Cavalcanti outlined the importance of understanding the economic impact of climate change mitigation policies for adoption of such policies that reduce emissions and transition a country towards a low-carbon future. Then, Professor Chryssi Giannitsarou discussed the link between the rise in cross-country stock market correlations and the increase in foreign direct investments across the world.

 



Faculty Events


27 Sep

Keynes Fund Research Day 2022
Jesus College (room tbc)




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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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