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Sir Partha Dasgupta honoured with elevated knighthood

Sir Partha Dasgupta honoured with elevated knighthood

Sir Partha, the Frank Ramsey Professor Emeritus of Economics, is made a Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the British Empire for services to economics and the natural environment

Charlie Nunn Interview

Charlie Nunn Interview

Chief Executive of Lloyds Banking Group, Charlie Nunn recently visited Cambridge, and spoke to the Faculty’s Julian Lorkin in front of an audience of Economics students and members of the Faculty for the first in our series of careers and economics talks: Cambridge Connections.

Gillette Hall PhD Funding

Gillette Hall PhD Funding

Gillette Hall describes how after struggling financially, Bill Janeway's philanthropic donation funded and transformed her PhD.

Keynes Fund Celebrates 10 years

A decade of the Keynes Fund and the nineth Keynes Fund Research Day has been celebrated at Jesus College

Four year grant for Debopam Bhattacharya

Debopam Bhattacharya has been awarded a 4-year ESRC standard grant of approximately £700,000 for his research into Econometric Demand and Welfare Analysis, in collaboration with Dr Kai Liu.

Sir Partha Dasgupta honoured as Champion of the Earth

Faculty of Economics academic has been honoured at the UN Environment Programme as one of four 2022 Champions of the Earth, the first economist to have been awarded this honour.

Recent publications

A ReMeDI for Microstructure Noise

"A ReMeDI for Microstructure Noise"
Merrick Li, Z. and Linton, O.
Econometrica [2022]

Spurious Factor Analysis

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

Nonparametric Approaches to Empirical Welfare Analysis

"Nonparametric Approaches to Empirical Welfare Analysis"
Bhattacharya, D.
Journal of Economic Literature, accepted [2022]

More than Words: Leaders' Speech and Risky Behavior During a Pandemic

"More than Words: Leaders' Speech and Risky Behavior During a Pandemic"
Ajzenman, N., Cavalcanti, T. and Da Mata, D
American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, forthcoming [2023]

Efficiency and Equilibrium in Network Games: An Experiment

"Efficiency and Equilibrium in Network Games: An Experiment"
Gallo, E. and Yan, C.
Review of Economics and Statistics, accepted [2022]


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

Meredith Crowley on Brexit

Meredith Crowley on Brexit

Professor Meredith Crowley was interviewed on the BBC 2 TV programme Newsnight with her analysis of the state of the UK economy three years on from Brexit.

Why health-care services are in chaos everywhere

Why health-care services are in chaos everywhere

Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Economics Christopher Rauh's research has been featured in the Economist Magazine.

Stone Econ: National accounts in a world of naturally occurring data

Investment Week: Women in Investment Awards 2022

Economics Observatory: How did Treasury policy-makers approach the economic response to Covid-19?


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.


Today's Seminars

Attila Lindner
'Transactional Preferences and the Minimum Wage'
Monday 6th February 2023 1:00pm
Meade Room

Professor Paolo Surico
(London Business School)
'Short-Term Tax Cuts, Long-Term Stimulus'
Monday 6th February 2023 4:00pm
Hybrid Meade

Faculty Events

20 Mar

Macroeconomic and Financial History Mini-Conference
Meade Room, Faculty of Economics, Cambridge

20 Apr

Conference in Honour of Sir Partha Dasgupta
Newnham College, University of Cambridge

15 May

Workshop on Big Data in Economics and Finance
Winstanley Theatre, Trinity College, Cambridge

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Job Market and Placements

Job Market and Placements

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Women in Economics

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