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Economics News | Published on Tuesday, 6 December, 2022

Gillette Hall is best known for her time at the World Bank.

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Monday, 11 October, 2021

Professor Tiago Cavalcanti was a plenary speaker for the IV Workshop of the Spanish Macroeconomics Network, in Alicante (Spain).

Economics News | Published on Thursday, 1 July, 2021
Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Thursday, 13 May, 2021

Dr. Flavio Toxvaerd and Anthony McDonnell (Center for Global Development), have written a new article for the Economics Observatory that discusses the inequalities of vaccine development. This blog looks at how lower-income countries are often left out of the race to develop and distribute vaccines.

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Friday, 16 April, 2021

Dr. Ha-Joon Chang is the co-editor for a special issue of the European Journal of Development Research journal.

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Thursday, 8 April, 2021

Dr. Kamiar Mohaddes's paper on climate change and sovereign credit ratings, has been covered by New York Times in the article "How Debt and Climate Change Pose ‘Systemic Risk’ to World Economy".

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Thursday, 25 March, 2021

Dr. Kamiar Mohaddes has published an article for VOXeu that looks at sovereign credit ratings and climate-driven downgrades.

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Friday, 19 March, 2021

Dr. Kamiar Mohaddes's paper "Rising Temperatures, Falling Ratings: The Effect of Climate Change on Sovereign Creditworthiness", has been quoted in various news outlets. Including; Reuters, Bloomberg, The Guardian, The Times, The Telegraph The Financial Times, Forbes, The Hill, Rzeczpospolita and Politico.

Economics News | Published on Thursday, 18 March, 2021
Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Sunday, 14 March, 2021

Dr. Sriya Iyer was interviewed for The Review of Religions magazine, where they asked her about the economics of religion, why she thinks religion matters to economics, and if religion and happiness are correlated.

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Thursday, 1 October, 2020

Dr Sriya Iyer was interviewed by Dr Shruti Rajagopalan for the Ideas of India podcast (Mercatus Center, Washington DC).

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Wednesday, 6 May, 2020

Professor Sir Partha Dasgupta will be talking to Minouche Shafik (LSE Director) about his research into "The Economics of Biodiversity". The virtual event will take place on Thursday 7th May 2020 1.00pm to 2.00pm and is hosted by the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment.

Economics News | Published on Friday, 1 May, 2020
Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Wednesday, 11 March, 2020

Dr. Sriya Iyer was invited by the Chief Economist's Office at the UK Department for International Development (DFID) to give a talk on her research on the economics of religion in India.

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Tuesday, 18 February, 2020

Professor Sir Partha Dasgupta was interviewed by Radio New Zealand about his research into biodiversity, particularly his Review of the Economics of Biodiversity and his pioneering work into Inclusive Wealth Index, that aims to puts a monetary value on natural resources.

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Tuesday, 25 September, 2018

Dr. Ha-Joon Chang has been appointed as a member of the Committee for Development Policy of the United Nations Economic and Social Council from 1st January 2019 to 31st December 2021.

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Monday, 30 July, 2018

Peter Andreas Nielsen (MPhil in Economics Student) and Georgios Marinos (MPhil in Development Studies) are set to publish the first textbook on Development Studies for high schools in Denmark. Faculty member, Dr. Ha-Joon Chang will write the foreword of the book.

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Friday, 15 December, 2017

How Many People Can Earth Support In Comfort? Partha Dasgupta and Aisha Dasgupta spoke at an 'in conversation' event organised by Weidenfeld-Hoffmann Scholarships and Leadership Programme in Oxford. You can read about the event and watch a video of their conversation on the Weidenfeld-Hoffmann Trust website.

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Thursday, 17 November, 2016

by Kaivan Munshi and Mark Rosenzweig
Institutions are implicit or explicit rules that bring people with the same objective together. In new research, Professor Kaivan Munshi discusses the role of informal community-based institutions in migration and the development process. Read the VoxEU article.