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Upcoming webinars


Cambridge Economics Alumni Webinar Series: Exploring the Impact of Income and Political Inequality

Cambridge Economics Alumni Webinar Series: Exploring the Impact of Income and Political Inequality

In this webinar, Professor Eric French (Montague Burton Professor of Industrial Relations and Labour Economics) will explore the persistence of income inequality across generations. He will be joined by Dr Toke Aidt (Reader in Economics and Director of the Keynes Fund) who will examine the remarkable increase in the fraction of people in England feeling affiliated to ‘no party’.

 

Event Date - Thursday 4th November 2021, 01:00pm - 02:00pm

Tags:

Income

Politics

Inequality


Past webinars


Cambridge Economics Alumni Webinar Series: Economic Analysis of Student Admissions

Cambridge Economics Alumni Webinar Series: Economic Analysis of Student Admissions 

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.


Cambridge Economics Alumni Webinar Series: The Economics of a Post-Brexit UK

Cambridge Economics Alumni Webinar Series: The Economics of a Post-Brexit UK 

In this webinar, Dr Meredith Crowley (University Reader in International Economics) explores what can we learn about major changes in global trade from studying Brexit. She was joined by Professor Catherine Barnard (Professor of European Union and Labour Law) who talked about the new UK-EU trade deal, the Trade and Cooperation Agreement.

 

Event Date - Thursday 11th February 2021

Tags:

Brexit

Trade

UK

Women in Economics


Cambridge Economics Alumni Webinar Series: Gender and Economics

Cambridge Economics Alumni Webinar Series: Gender and Economics 

In this webinar, Professor Sanjeev Goyal FBA discussed how he has applied his ground-breaking research on the economics of networks to examine how women’s and men’s research productivity in academia are shaped by gender-based differences in their collaboration networks. Dr Noriko Amano-Patiño followed with a presentation outlining her work on the lifecycle evolution of the gender pay gap.

 

Event Date - Thursday 19th November 2020

Tags:

Networks

Gender

Pay Gap

Women in Economics



Cambridge-INET COVID Economics Alumni webinar series


Cambridge-INET COVID Economics Alumni webinar series



The COVID-19 pandemic has presented arguably the most significant economic shock in over 100 years. Mitigating economic damage while protecting the health of citizens requires entirely new economic thinking. At the Faculty of Economics, our research continues to address these important global challenges. Organised by Dr Meredith Crowley, the Cambridge-INET COVID Economics Alumni webinar presented a series of six public lectures for Cambridge Alumni.


Recordings of each talk presented can be found on the Cambridge-INET COVID Economics Alumni webinar series page


Past COVID webinars


COVID Economics Alumni Webinar Series

COVID Economics Alumni Webinar Series 

Cambridge-INET and Dr. Meredith Crowley are hosting a series of public lectures for Cambridge Alumni. The first of these webinars "Mitigating Macroeconomic Meltdown", will take place on Friday 15th May 2020, at 1.00pm and feature talks by Professor Vasco Carvalho and Professor Giancarlo Corsetti. Please see the Cambridge-INET COVID Economics Alumni webinar series webpage for details.

Event Date - Friday 15th May 2020

Tags:

COVID-19

Macroeconomics

Financial Data

Social Distancing


COVID Economics Alumni Webinar Series

COVID Economics Alumni Webinar Series 

Cambridge-INET and Dr. Meredith Crowley are hosting a series of public lectures for Cambridge Alumni. The second of these webinars "Social capital, political leadership and COVID", will take place on Friday 22nd May 2020, at 1.00pm and feature talks by Professor Diane Coyle and Dr Tiago Cavalcanti. Please see the Cambridge-INET COVID Economics Alumni webinar series webpage for details.

Event Date - Friday 22nd May 2020

Tags:

COVID-19

Social Capital

Politics

Healthcare


COVID Economics Alumni Webinar Series

COVID Economics Alumni Webinar Series 

Cambridge-INET and Dr. Meredith Crowley are hosting a series of public lectures for Cambridge Alumni. The third of these webinars "The Firms and Jobs Most Impacted by COVID", will take place on Friday 29th May 2020, at 1.00pm and feature talks by Dr Christopher Rauh and Dr Matthew Elliott. Please see the Cambridge-INET COVID Economics Alumni webinar series webpage for details.

Event Date - Friday 29th May 2020

Tags:

COVID-19

Global Economics

Employment

Workers


COVID Economics Alumni Webinar Series

COVID Economics Alumni Webinar Series 

Cambridge-INET and Dr. Meredith Crowley are hosting a series of public lectures for Cambridge Alumni. The forth of these webinars " Integrating economics into epidemiological approaches", will take place on Friday 5th June 2020, at 1.00pm and feature talks by Dr Flavio Toxvaerd and Professor Oliver Linton. Please see the Cambridge-INET COVID Economics Alumni webinar series webpage for details.

Event Date - Friday 5th June 2020

Tags:

COVID-19

Global Economics

Epidemiology


COVID Economics Alumni Webinar Series

COVID Economics Alumni Webinar Series 

Cambridge-INET and Dr. Meredith Crowley are hosting a series of public lectures for Cambridge Alumni. The fifth of these webinars "How do Personal Attributes Affect an Individual's Engagement with Society Under COVID?", will take place on Friday 12th June 2020, at 1.00pm and feature talks by Dr Sriya Iyer and Dr Weilong Zhang. Please see the Cambridge-INET COVID Economics Alumni webinar series webpage for details.

Event Date - Friday 12th June 2020

Tags:

COVID-19

Religion

Education

Health


COVID Economics Alumni Webinar Series

COVID Economics Alumni Webinar Series 

Cambridge-INET and Dr. Meredith Crowley are hosting a series of public lectures for Cambridge Alumni. The sixth of these webinars "Inequalities in Education and Labour Market Outcomes Under COVID", will take place on Friday 19th June 2020, at 1.00pm and feature talks by Professor Anna Vignoles and Dr Christopher Rauh. Please see the Cambridge-INET COVID Economics Alumni webinar series webpage for details.

Event Date - Friday 19th June 2020

Tags:

COVID-19

Inequalities

Employment

Education