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PhD student wins three awards

PhD student wins three awards

The Faculty's Niklas Schmitz has been commended for his paper that looked at why stock markets react to monetary policy decisions.


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.


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.


Four new professors in Economics faculty

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


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.



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 [2021]


Supply Network Formation and Fragility

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


Workers, Capitalists, and the Government: Fiscal Policy and Income (Re)Distribution

"Workers, Capitalists, and the Government: Fiscal Policy and Income (Re)Distribution"
Cantore, C. and Freund, L. B.
Journal of Monetary Economics [2021]


Volatile Hiring: Uncertainty in Search and Matching Models

"Volatile Hiring: Uncertainty in Search and Matching Models"
Den Haan, W., Freund, L. B. and Rendahl, P.
Journal of Monetary Economics, forthcoming [2021]


Foreign Influence and Domestic Policy

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


Boris Johnson leaves a mixed legacy with his Brexit gambit

Boris Johnson leaves a mixed legacy with his Brexit gambit

The e-book, “The Economics of Brexit: What Have We Learned?”, which Prof. Meredith Crowley provided a chapter for, has been quoted in a New York Times article about Boris Johnson's prime ministerial legacy.


Using machine learning to study parenting styles

Using machine learning to study parenting styles

Dr. Christopher Rauh and Laëtitia Renée (Université de Montréal) have published an article for VOXeu that uses unsupervised machine learning to measure parenting styles applied to a panel of Canadian children from age five months to just over two years.


Qualtrics: Productivity survey for Project CAPER


Youtube: Decentralized Finance and ESG Panel - Video


BBC: Is a UK-US trade agreement getting closer?



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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