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Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Monday, 3 April, 2023

In 2021, Professor Sir Partha Dasgupta prepared a 610-page report for the British government about the financial value of nature. It's incredibly important, so the New York Times Opinion asked Alexander Skarsgård, a Swedish actor, to help simplify its concepts in this short film.

Economics News | Published on Monday, 13 March, 2023
Economics News | Published on Wednesday, 4 January, 2023

The Dasgupta Review is an independent, global review on the Economics of Biodiversity led by Professor Dasgupta, commissioned by the UK Treasury in 2019.

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Tuesday, 7 June, 2022

Watch the video of the "Decentralized Finance and ESG: Better or Worse?" Panel event, featuring Roger W. Ferguson, Jr., Annette L. Nazareth, Lin Peng and Wei Xiong.

Economics News | Published on Monday, 6 June, 2022

Sir Partha Dasgupta, is the Frank Ramsey Professor Emeritus within the Faculty of Economics at the University of Cambridge, and at the ceremony held in the Guildhall of the City of London, he was commended fo

Economics News | Published on Thursday, 12 May, 2022

62% of the University of Cambridge’s overall submissions have been rated as ‘world leading’, to which our Faculty made a significant contribution, and 93% of Cambridge’s overall submissions were rated 3* and above, demonstrating the major impact t

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Thursday, 20 January, 2022

Dr. Kamiar Mohaddes's paper, "Rising Temperatures, Falling Ratings: The Effect of Climate Change on Sovereign Creditworthiness", was named runner-up in the Financial Times Responsible Business Education Awards.

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Tuesday, 9 November, 2021

Dr. Kamiar Mohaddes has written a joint article for The Conversation, that says climate change will shrink the economies of rich, poor, hot and cold countries alike.

Economics News | Published on Wednesday, 8 September, 2021
Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Tuesday, 13 July, 2021

Read the expanded version of the speech delivered by Professor Sir Partha Dasgupta at the launch of his independent global Review, commissioned by HM Treasury. The virtual launch event was held on Tuesday 2 February 2021, hosted by the Royal Society and chaired by the Society's Past President, Sir Venki Ramakrishnan.

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Tuesday, 15 June, 2021

Further coverage of Professor Sir Partha Dasgupta discussing the need for new economic approaches to preserving the biosphere. In the Reuters article, Prof. Dasgupta (Economics/St John's College) suggests that these new approaches could include the ditching of harmful agricultural subsidies.

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Thursday, 10 June, 2021

Professor Sir Partha Dasgupta is calling for a body to protect shared resources such as oceans and air. He was interviewed for Bloomberg Green about the findings of his landmark study, the Economics of Biodiversity review. In the study, Prof.

Economics News | Published on Monday, 15 March, 2021
Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Monday, 15 March, 2021

Sajid Javid MP and the Faculty’s Professor Sir Dasgupta will discuss the review, its key findings and next steps, in an event organised by the Harvard Kennedy School.

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Monday, 8 March, 2021

Professor Sir Partha Dasgupta was interviewed by Channel 4 News about the findings of his independent report into the Economics of Biodiversity and if there is another way, other than GDP, to measure if economies are doing well.

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Thursday, 4 February, 2021

Cambridge University News has detailed feature on the independent review on the economics of biodiversity, produced by Emeritus Professor Sir Partha Dasgupta from the Faculty of Economics, University of Cambridge.

Economics News | Published on Tuesday, 2 February, 2021
Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Monday, 14 December, 2020

Professor Sir Partha Dasgupta gave an interview to the House of Commons, Environment Audit Committee about the findings of his forthcoming independent report into the Economics of Biodiversity. Professor Dasgupta's report will be published early in 2021.

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Monday, 16 November, 2020

Professor Sir Partha Dasgupta was among the panel of leading scientists, academics, businesspeople and activists for the BBC World Service - World Questions programme. The panel discussed the environment and what we can do to help it.

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Thursday, 8 June, 2017

Professor Partha Dasgupta was recently inducted as Fellow of the (American) Association of Environmental and Resource Economists. Unfortunately Prof. Dasgupta was unable to attend the ceremony, but his acceptance letter was read at the occasion by the current President, Laura Taylor.