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

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

Research by Assistant Professor 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.


Cambridge’s Economics and Econometrics recognised in REF 2021

Cambridge’s Economics and Econometrics recognised in REF 2021

The results from the latest Research Excellence Framework (REF) have highlighted the global impact of the University of Cambridge’s research in the field of economics, with an acknowledgement of the world leading quality of our overall research submission marked by both an increase in GPA, and an increase in the percentage of the submission scored as ‘world leading’.


Predicting when and where conflict breaks out

Predicting when and where conflict breaks out

Funding by the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office has allowed development of a new model for forecasting conflict, led by Assistant Professor Christopher Rauh.


Economics student wins national poetry competition

Faculty of Economics student, Eric Yip has become the youngest person to ever win the National Poetry Competition.


Face Value: the importance for financial analysts

Professor Peng has applied social psychology and machine learning techniques to study the importance of first impressions about Financial Analysts.


Keynes Lecture 2022 - Is this Time Different? Financial Follies across Centuries

Professor Hélène Rey (London Business School), delivered the annual Faculty of Economics Keynes Lecture, focusing on whether it is possible to predict a macroeconomic financial crisis.



Recent publications


The Empirical Content of Binary Choice Models

"The Empirical Content of Binary Choice Models"
Bhattacharya, D.
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]


Foreign Influence and Domestic Policy

"Foreign Influence and Domestic Policy"
Aidt, T. S., Albornoz, F. and Hauk, E.
Journal of Economic Literature [2021]


SONIC: SOcial Network analysis with Influencers and Communities

"SONIC: SOcial Network analysis with Influencers and Communities"
Chen, C. Y.-H., Klochkov, Y. and Härdle, W. K.
Journal of Econometrics, forthcoming [2021]


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]




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


COVID and Economics, Explain it to a Comedian - Video

COVID and Economics, Explain it to a Comedian - Video

Dr. Flavio Toxvaerd was interviewed by Comedian Sammy Obeid, for his "Explain it to a comedian" video series.


Predicting Conflict - Sustainable Development Talks

Predicting Conflict - Sustainable Development Talks

Dr. Christopher Rauh spoke to the NOVAFRICA Sustainable Development Talks series about his research into conflict prediction.


RS & MMF: Monetary Policy in a High Inflation and Volatile Environment - Video


Nature: Weak links in supply chains are weaponised


The Economist: How would an energy embargo affect Germany’s economy?


The Guardian: National Poetry Competition has its youngest ever winner



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 May

Networks Webinar Series - Lisa Susanna Stephan
Zoom Meeting

03 Jun

Networks Webinar Series - Agnieszka Rusinowska
Zoom Meeting

10 Jun

Networks Webinar Series - Nicole Tabasso
Zoom meeting



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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