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Economics News | Published on Wednesday, 22 June, 2022

At Cambridge we are lucky enough to have a working analogue computer developed in the 1950s which represents money as flowing around the national economy.

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Wednesday, 25 May, 2022

The Keynes Fund has announced it's 21st Call for Projects. The deadline for project proposals is 30th September 2022. Please see the Keynes Fund site for the criteria and details of the project applications process.

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 Monday, 28 June, 2021

Professor Geoff Harcourt has had a prolific and distinguished academic career spanning almost 60 years, including many years at Cambridge University. One of his first lectureships at Cambridge came via the celebrated economist Joan Robinson.

Economics News | Published on Wednesday, 12 May, 2021

The Keynes Fund for Applied Economics promotes innovative and path breaking quality research in economics and finance. It now has an additional Small Awards Scheme to support PhD students (whose research fall within the remit of the Fund) in building networks and disseminating their research at conferences and workshops, giving a grant of up to £2000.

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Monday, 19 April, 2021

The Keynes Fund has announced it's 19th Call for Projects. The deadline for project proposals is 30th September 2021. Please see the Keynes Fund site for the criteria and details of the project applications process.

Economics News | Published on Wednesday, 24 March, 2021

“We’re here for anyone at Cambridge who has a good research project, but is struggling to find the financial support to carry it out,” says Dr. Toke Aidt, a University Reader and Director of the Keynes Fund.

Economics News | Published on Monday, 8 February, 2021

"I'm delighted by this appointment. Sriya will be a very capable Deputy Director, and I look forward to working with her over the next five years,” says Dr. Toke Aidt, a University Reader and Director of the Keynes Fund at the Faculty of Economics, University of Cambridge.

Economics News | Published on Wednesday, 30 September, 2020
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Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Monday, 21 October, 2019

Professor Christina Romer (Berkeley) was interviewed by PhD Candidate Maarten de Ridder about her the 2019-2020 Keynes Lecture on "The Narrative Approach to Establishing Causation in Macroeconomics", as well as on fiscal policy in the Obama administrat

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.

Economics News | Published on Friday, 14 June, 2019
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Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Tuesday, 3 January, 2017

In 1924 John Maynard Keynes, who invented macroeconomics, used a biographical essay about his mentor Alfred Marshall to muse on the qualities of a good economist.