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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

Keynes Fund Celebrates 10 years

A decade of the Keynes Fund was celebrated with their nineth annual Research Day. Which featured a diverse collection of research papers presented, from funded projects.


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.


Research indicates for every 30 Covid deaths, one extra person dies

Christopher Rauh has discovered that there was at least one additional preventable death among hospital patients seeking medical help for reasons unrelated to Covid for every 30 deaths that can be linked to the recent pandemic.



Recent publications


Supply Network Formation and Fragility

"Supply Network Formation and Fragility"
Elliott, M., Golub, B. and Leduc, M. V.
American Economic Review [2022]


The Empirical Content of Binary Choice Models

"The Empirical Content of Binary Choice Models"
Bhattacharya, D.
Econometrica [2021]


Non-Linearities, State-Dependent Prices and the Transmission Mechanism of Monetary Policy

"Non-Linearities, State-Dependent Prices and the Transmission Mechanism of Monetary Policy"
Ascari, G. and Haber, T.
The Economic Journal [2022]


Religion and Discrimination: A Review Essay of <i>Persecution and Toleration: The Long Road to Religious Freedom</i>

"Religion and Discrimination: A Review Essay of Persecution and Toleration: The Long Road to Religious Freedom"
Iyer, S.
Journal of Economic Literature [2022]


Slums and Pandemics

"Slums and Pandemics"
Brotherhood, l., Cavalcanti, T., Da Mata, D. and Santos, C.
Journal of Development Economics [2022]




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


Women in Investment Awards 2022

Women in Investment Awards 2022

Congratulations to distinguished alumna Simona Paravani-Mellinghoff who has received an award from Investment Week magazine, which was delighted to honour the winners of the Women in Investment Awards 2022.


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

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

Dr. Flavio Toxvaerd has published an article in the Economics Observatory. With the worst of the pandemic now behind us, it is time to take stock of how the government dealt with the crisis and to learn important lessons for the future


CNN: The economics of electricity generation


BBC Radio 4: The history of inflation


VoxTalks: Slowing the spread of the next epidemic



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


09 Dec

Early Career Researchers Workshop with Professor Cass R. Sunstein.
Bowett Room, Queens’ College, 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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Student & Staff Behaviour


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Women in Economics


This video highlights why women should study economics at Cambridge


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