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Vasco Carvalho Reflects on the Success of Cambridge-INET

Vasco Carvalho Reflects on the Success of Cambridge-INET

The Cambridge-INET Institute was created in the wake of the Global Financial Crisis and was set up to advance innovative approaches in economics. Prof. Carvalho also explains it's transition to a new institute, thanks to a generous donation.


COVID-19: How the Faculty Researched the Pandemic in Real Time

COVID-19: How the Faculty Researched the Pandemic in Real Time

Dr Flavio Toxvaerd talks about the importance of the Faculty’s research into the current and future pandemics.


Peter Bossaerts Awarded Leverhulme International Professorship

Peter Bossaerts Awarded Leverhulme International Professorship

Professor Peter Bossaerts has been awarded the Leverhulme International Professorship at the University of Cambridge Faculty of Economics.


University Admissions could do with a Matchmaker

Dr Aytek Erdil has proposed a major shake-up of the university admissions system in the UK.


New Keynes Fund PhD Students Small Awards Scheme

The Keynes Fund has appended another funding stream for PhD students to apply for small grants.


New Gift to Promote Study of Egalitarian Capitalism

A gift from Gavin Oldham will fund a new programme of research to study egalitarian capitalism at the University of Cambridge.



Recent publications


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 [2020]


The Empirical Content of Binary Choice Models

"The Empirical Content of Binary Choice Models"
Bhattacharya, D.
Econometrica [2020]


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]


Liquidity and Consumption: Evidence from Three Post-earthquake Reconstruction Programs in Italy

"Liquidity and Consumption: Evidence from Three Post-earthquake Reconstruction Programs in Italy"
Acconcia, A., Corsetti, G. and Simonelli, S.
American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics [2020]


Commitment and (in) Efficiency: A Bargaining Experiment

"Commitment and (in) Efficiency: A Bargaining Experiment"
Agranov, M. and Elliott, M.
Journal of the European Economic Association [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


Sustainable Earth

Sustainable Earth

Further coverage of Professor Sir Partha Dasgupta discussing the need for new economic approaches to preserving the biosphere.


Competition or Cooperation?

Competition or Cooperation?

Dr. Flavio Toxvaerd has contributed to a piece on vaccines for the first edition of the Economics Observatory's ECO Magazine.


BBC World Service: Can Incentives Encourage People to get Vaccinated?


Bloomberg Green: Planet Needs a World Bank for Natural Assets


DR: Naming Corona Variants after the Greek Alphabet


BBC News: Should the Government still Ease Restrictions?



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

25 Jan

Keynes Lecture 2021-2022 - Prof. Hélène Rey
Venue TBC



Vacancies






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Job Market and Placements


Job Market and Placements


2020-2021 Job Market Candidates



Student & Staff Behaviour


Athena Swan - Student and Staff Behaviour


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