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Economics News | Published on Tuesday, 17 October, 2023

Reading Economics at the University of Cambridge as an undergraduate from 1967 to 1970, and a member of Trinity College, he graduated with a first class degree.

Economics News | Published on Monday, 13 March, 2023

“Funnily enough, it all began in the autumn last year, with an unexpected phone call while I was sitting down to have my lunch, when a BBC researcher asked if I could explain how bonds worked,” explains Victoria Bateman, who specialises in economi

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Monday, 7 November, 2022

The Faculty's Victoria Bateman takes part in a new BBC Radio 4 economics series on “Understand: the economy”, presented by Tim Harford.

She details the history of everything from inflation, to interest and mortgage rates, plus economic growth and GDP.

Economics News | Published on Tuesday, 22 March, 2022

For the first time this year, the Keynes Lecture was delivered in a hybrid format, allowing both those at home to attend, and a select audience.

Economics News | Published on Thursday, 22 July, 2021
Economics News | Published on Monday, 27 July, 2020
Economics News | Published on Tuesday, 28 April, 2020
Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Wednesday, 29 January, 2020

The British Academy blog has published an essay by nine Fellows of the Academy on how the humanities and social sciences could shape the 2020s.

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Friday, 24 January, 2020

The Cabinet Office blog has published an essay by Professor Sheilagh Ogilvie on her 2019 Thought Experiment Lecture at the Treasury. Prof.

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Wednesday, 30 October, 2019

In this video, Professor Sheilagh Ogilvie explains what she would like policy makers to take from her research.

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Monday, 14 October, 2019

Professor Sheilagh Ogilvie will give the Thought Experiment Lecture at the Cabinet Office on Friday 18 October.

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Wednesday, 4 September, 2019

To celebrate the centenary of "The Economic Consequences of the Peace" by John Maynard Keynes, the Marshall Library has been publishing a series of blogs about the publication, reception and reaction to Keynes's famous book.

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Monday, 27 May, 2019

Professor Sheilagh Ogilvie gives the keynote lecture to launch the Annual N. W. Posthumus Conference in Ghent on 28 May 2019. The theme of this year's conference is "Institutions and Innovation".

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Monday, 27 May, 2019

Professor Sheilagh Ogilvie has recorded a podcast on her book, The European Guilds, for Tides of History, an online documentary program dedicated to exploring how history helps us understand

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Tuesday, 7 May, 2019

The Centre for the Study of Governance and Society at King’s College London has organized a podcast and accompanying event on Professor Sheilagh Ogilvie’s book, The European Guilds: An Economic Analysis.

Economics News | Published on Friday, 26 April, 2019
Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Tuesday, 23 April, 2019

Professor Sheilagh Ogilvie will give a Plenary Lecture on "Guilds and Innovation" at the CEPR / Danish Institute for Advanced Study Conference on "Accounting For The Wealth Of Nations: History And Theory". This event is being hosted by the University of Southern Denmark in Odense on 25-26 April 2019.

See the link below for the full programme.

Economics News | Published on Thursday, 28 March, 2019
Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Thursday, 21 March, 2019

Professor Sheilagh Ogilvie has made a podcast on her book, The European Guilds, for the New Books Network, an initiative dedicated to raising the level of public discourse by introducing serious authors t

Economics News | Published on Sunday, 10 February, 2019
Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Friday, 4 January, 2019

Professor Sheilagh Ogilvie will deliver a public lecture in Frankfurt at the Max-Planck-Institute for European Legal History on 30 January 2019.

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Monday, 19 November, 2018

Professor Sheilagh Ogilvie gave the Faculty Research Seminar, presenting the research in her 2019 Princeton University Press book, where she uses economic methods to analyze an institution central to almost every economy in history -- the occupational guild.

Economics News | Published on Wednesday, 17 October, 2018
Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Monday, 6 August, 2018

Faculty supervisor and examiner, Charles Read has been awarded a prize by the International Economic History Association (IEHA) for the best dissertation in nineteenth-century economic history

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Wednesday, 4 July, 2018

Prof. Sheilagh Ogilvie's research is featured in the latest University's Research Horizons magazine.

Economics News | Published on Thursday, 4 January, 2018
Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Wednesday, 3 January, 2018

Professor Sheilagh Ogilvie spoke to BBC Radio 4 about "Consumer protectors or greedy monopolists? A fresh look at what guilds really did for pre-modern trade".

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Thursday, 9 March, 2017

Dr Felix Martin (Institute for New Economic Thinking and Centre for Global Studies) will give a on "Money:the unauthorised biography" at Seminar Room, No. 1, Newnham Terrace, Darwin College, on March 13th 2017, from 17:00-18:30pm.