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Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Monday, 10 June, 2024

Professor Carvalho's research on how production networks amplify economic growth is cited in the Financial Times. Working with McNerney, Farmer and colleagues they used data from the World Input-Output Database to calculate the trophic levels of different industries in the US, China and other countries.

Economics Events | Published on Tuesday, 4 June, 2024
Event location: Venue tbc
Event date: Jun 17, 2024 to Jul 2, 2024

The Sloan-Cambridge Mesoeconomics Programme will bring together young researchers to access frontier leading work from world experts, with the intention that they utilise the tools and collaborations to propel this emerging field of economics.

Economics Events | Published on Monday, 13 May, 2024
Event location: Online Zoom Meeting
Event date: May 31, 2024

On Friday 31st May, 2.00pm - 3.00pm, the speaker will be Peter Bayer (Toulouse School of Economics & Universidad Autonoma de Barcelona).

Title: “Evolutionarily Stable Networks"

Economics Events | Published on Monday, 13 May, 2024
Event location: Online Zoom Meeting
Event date: Feb 23, 2024

On Friday 23rd February, 2.00pm - 3.00 pm, the speaker will be Hector Tzavellas (Virginia Tech)

Title: “Games Under Network Uncertainty” (joint work with Promit Chaudhuri, Matthew O. Jackson & Sudipta Sarangi)

Economics Events | Published on Monday, 6 November, 2023
Event location: Online Event
Event date: Nov 24, 2023

On Friday 24th November 2023, 2.00pm - 3.00 pm, the speaker will be Fernando Vega-Redondo (University Carlos III of Madrid).

Title: Production and Financial Networks in Interplay: Theory and Evidence from Supplier-Customer and Credit Registers by Kenan Huremovic, Gabriel Jiménez, Enrique Moral-Benito, José-Luis Peydró, Fernando Vega-Redondo

Economics News | Published on Tuesday, 24 October, 2023

The new research shows it would be necessary to link trade data from different countries to create an accurate global map of supply relations.

Economics News | Published on Friday, 28 April, 2023

“Networks are everywhere: the infrastructure that brings water into our homes, the social networks made up of our friends and families, the supply chains connecting cities, people, and goods,” says Professor Goyal, explaining that networks are cen

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Tuesday, 10 May, 2022

An article in Nature magazine this week notes that weak links in finance and supply chains can be easily weaponised. It quotes the paper Prof. Vasco Carvalho, Prof. Matthew Elliot and John Spray, Supply Chain Bottlenecks in a Pandemic. Which uses economic models to test networks’ robustness to external shocks or attacks

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Friday, 10 December, 2021

Research by Visiting Professor Lin Peng, Director of Research at the Faculty of Economics, and Fellow at Darwin College, has been quoted in the Financial Times. She and her co-authors analysed a vast digital database about stock trading flows and social media networks to study the phenomena of so-called “lottery stocks”.

Economics News | Published on Thursday, 28 October, 2021

The world has recently experienced a cascade of supply-chain disruptions, and further disruptions are likely to impact consumers this Christmas, with widespread shortages emerging around the world.

Economics News | Published on Friday, 18 June, 2021

The Cambridge-INET Institute was founded in 2012 to advance innovative approaches in economics, in the wake of the Global Financial Crisis.

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Wednesday, 21 April, 2021

Cambridge-INET will be running an online mini-conference for early years researchers in networks on 1st - 2nd June 2021. The deadline for paper submissions has been extended until 27th April 2021Please see the Call for Papers page for details.

Keywords: Networks
Economics News | Published on Monday, 14 December, 2020

The European Research Council has awarded a grant to Vasco Carvalho, Professor of Macroeconomics and Director of Cambridge-INET for research titled ‘Micro Structure and Macro Outcomes’.

Economics News | Published on Monday, 2 November, 2020

“In recent years we have seen online social networks become increasingly prominent in political campaigns, and this has coincided with shock election outcomes in several countries” says Dr Edoardo Gallo from the Faculty of Economics.

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Tuesday, 25 August, 2020

Professor Vasco Carvalho and Professor Andrea Galeotti (London Business School) have published an article for Economics Observatory on "How

Economics News | Published on Monday, 27 July, 2020

The Adam Smith Prize Endowment Fund awards two prizes annually for the Part IIB of the Economics Tripos, best overall performance and best dissertation submitted.

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Sunday, 24 May, 2020

Dr Edoardo Gallo has been awarded a grant by the International Foundation for Research in Experimental Economics (IFREE) for a project on "Monetary networks". The project is led by Dr.

Economics News | Published on Thursday, 18 July, 2019

Cambridge-INET Networks Theme:

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Wednesday, 2 May, 2018

Professor Sanjeev Goyal contributed a recent VoxEU article (joint with Lorenzo Ductor and Anja Prummer) on gender and collaboration in economic research.

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Thursday, 26 April, 2018

Professor Sanjeev Goyal will give the MIT Institute for Data, Systems, and Society (IDSS) Distinguished Seminar on Tuesday 1st May 2018, Cambridge, MA. See poster for details.

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Tuesday, 6 February, 2018

Professor Sanjeev Goyal will deliver a Keynote Lecture at The Conference on Complexity, Networks, and Collective Behaviour in Zaragoza, Spain.

Economics News | Published on Tuesday, 7 March, 2017

Networks, Markets, and Inequality, Julien Gagnon and Sanjeev Goyal, American Economic Review, vol. 107, no. 1, pp. 1-30 (2017)

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Friday, 9 September, 2016

Professor Sanjeev Goyal was interviewed by INET (New York) on "Understanding the Economics of Networks". In this video interview Prof.

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Friday, 9 September, 2016

In this video interview with INET New York, Prof. Sanjeev Goyal explains his general theory of network formation based on individual incentives, and their economic implications.

Economics News | Published on Tuesday, 1 December, 2015

A LEADING economist has made a major investment in the future of Economics at Cambridge. Alumnus Dr Mohamed El-Erian and his wife Jamie Walters have donated $25 million to create the El-Erian Institute for Human Behaviour and Economic Policy.

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Friday, 7 August, 2015

Professor Sanjeev Goyal to give an invited talk on 'Networks and Markets', at the 2015 World Congress of the Econometric Society in Montreal.