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Economics News | Published on Tuesday, 26 March, 2024

You can’t miss the headlines in every newspaper at the moment, about the dangers that the world is facing from conflict: depending on which way you swing a lens, there is conflict in Ukraine, the Middle East, the Red Sea, South China Sea, and nume

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Economics Events | Published on Thursday, 7 September, 2023
Event location: Winstanley Lecture Theatre, Trinity College
Event date: Sep 22, 2023 to Sep 23, 2023

The Janeway Institute and the Department of Mathematics and the Department of Economics at the National University of Singapore will be co-sponsoring a workshop on "Markov Decision Process and Reinforcement Learning", from 22nd-23rd September 2023.

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Tuesday, 21 February, 2023

A new study co-authored by Emeritus Professor Andrew Harvey produces good forecasts of epidemics before new cases or deaths peak.

Economics News | Published on Friday, 30 September, 2022

The EEA bestows the Young Economist Award to the authors no more than 3 years past a PhD defence of outstanding papers presented during contributed sessions of the EEA annual congress.

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Monday, 11 July, 2022

Dr. Christopher Rauh and Laëtitia Renée (Université de Montréal) have published an article for VOXeu that uses unsupervised machine learning to measure parenting styles applied to a panel of Canadian children from age five months to just over two years.

Economics News | Published on Wednesday, 22 June, 2022

“Although I have spent so much of my time on game theory, I want to do something that is not exactly within the tradition of these stories.

Economics News | Published on Monday, 20 June, 2022

The new model for forecasting conflict, which predicts outbreaks of violence and subsequent escalations into armed conflict has been developed with funding by the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO).

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Monday, 23 May, 2022

Dr. Christopher Rauh spoke to the NOVAFRICA Sustainable Development Talks series about his research into conflict prediction.

Economics News | Published on Thursday, 5 May, 2022

Forecasting when an armed conflict is likely to break out is notoriously difficult, and history has shown conflict might suddenly appear out of a previously long lived and low-level dispute.

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Friday, 4 March, 2022

Watch videos from the Behaviour and Policy During Pandemics: Models and Methods Workshop, hosted by Dr. Flavio Toxvaerd and the Isaac Newton Institute.

This online event took place on Tuesday 22nd February 2022 and consisted of talks from experts at the forefront of behavioural science, mathematical modelling and economics.

Economics News | Published on Thursday, 3 June, 2021

The study published in Harvard Data Science Review, focuses on the spread of epidemics and specifically the current COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, but the models are applicable to many other disciplines as well.

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Thursday, 27 May, 2021

Dr. Flavio Toxvaerd gave a plenary talk at The Bridging Disciplinary Divides for Behaviorally Modulated Mathematical Models in Human Epidemiology workshop. The National Science Foundation (NSF) and Gies College of Business sponsored workshop was held on 6th-7th May 2021. Watch Dr.

Economics News | Published on Tuesday, 6 April, 2021

The Society is a global network of academics and practitioners dedicated to sharing research and ideas in the fast growing field of financial econometrics. It is an independent non-profit membership organisation currently housed at New York University.

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Friday, 26 March, 2021

La Vanguardia newspaper has published an article that reports on Dr. Christopher Rauh's new model for forecasting conflict.

Economics News | Published on Thursday, 25 March, 2021

Forecasting a phenomenon like armed conflict up to a year in advance is difficult, and history has shown conflict might suddenly appear out of a previously long lived and low level dispute.

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Tuesday, 12 January, 2021

Dr. Flavio Toxvaerd gave a talk about his research into "Social Distancing: Two Extensions of the Standard Model" as part of the Adam Smith's Panmure House research seminar series.

Economics News | Published on Wednesday, 29 April, 2020

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Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Monday, 28 October, 2019

Dr. Flavio Toxvaerd has been awarded a grant by the Teaching, Learning & Innovation Fund. Dr.

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Wednesday, 8 November, 2017

In the first of a series of interviews exploring the work of Cambridge academics, Helena Coggan meets economist Dr Toxvaerd

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Friday, 8 May, 2015

Professor Giancarlo Corsetti will be giving the Edgeworth Lecture on "Metaphors and Models of the Eurozone Crisis", at the 29th Annual Irish Economic Association Conference, on May 8th 2015.

Economics News | Published on Monday, 9 June, 2014
Economics News | Published on Sunday, 10 February, 2013

The GVAR is a global Vector autoregression model of the global economy. The model was initially developed in the early 2000 by Professor Pesaran and co-authors, for the main purpose of analysing credit risk in a globalised economy.

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Wednesday, 27 January, 2010

Andrew Harvey has a new book called, Dynamic Models for Volatility and Heavy Tails, published in by the Cambridge University Press April 2013.