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Economics News | Published on Monday, 15 April, 2024

Flavio Toxvaerd, a Professor of Economics and Public Policy, has been awarded the fellowship which demonstrates a commitment of staff to professionalism in learning and teaching in higher education.

Economics News | Published on Monday, 4 September, 2023

Dr Flavio Toxvaerd from the Faculty of Economics, a Fellow of Clare College and an Affiliated Researcher at the Bennett Institute for Public Policy, University of Cambridge has been awarded a top prize by the European Economic Association, winning

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Thursday, 10 February, 2022

Professor Tiago Cavalcanti explains what matters is studying economic problems and their issues, plus additional training in political philosophy.

Prof. Cavalcanti is quoted in an article by the Chile newspaper Diario Financiero about ‘the Cambridge difference’ in teaching economics. 

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Monday, 23 August, 2021

In the Economics Observatory, Dr Aytek Erdil argues for a post-qualification admissions system that includes a matching mechanism, with students receiving university offers after they have received their A-levels.

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Wednesday, 30 June, 2021

The Cambridge Centre for Teaching and Learning Technology-enabled Learning Prize has awarded a high commendation to Dr. Toke Aidt, Mr. Oleg Kitov and Dr. Vasileios Kotsidis for mastery-oriented active learning methods to complement traditional lectures.

Economics News | Published on Friday, 14 May, 2021

After the release of A-level results, students will express to the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service their preference ranking of the courses they applied to. Likewise, universities will inform UCAS how many places are available in each course and how they rank applicants from best-qualified to least.

Economics News | Published on Monday, 14 December, 2020

Back in March, as it became apparent that Easter term would take place remotely, the Faculty set to work devising a new assessment method. A long list of challenges quickly emerged: how would the Faculty preserve the integrity of the examinations?

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Tuesday, 1 July, 2014

The 21st annual Pilkington Prizes, which honour excellence in teaching across the collegiate University, were held at Downing College last night. Sriya Iyer was one of those awarded. Read the full article on the University of Cambridge News site. 

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Economics News | Published on Monday, 12 May, 2014

The Faculty would like to extend their congratulations him.

See more details about this award on the CUSU Teaching Excellence and Student Academic Rep Awards Website

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Economics News | Published on Wednesday, 12 February, 2014

The Pilkington Prizes were initiated by Sir Alastair Pilkington, the first Chairman of the Cambridge Foundation, who believed passionately that the quality of teaching was crucial to Cambridge’s success.

Dr Sriya Iyer is one of this year’s recipients, and a formal presentation of the Prize will be made by the Vice-Chancellor Professor Sir Leszek Borysiewicz on 30 June 2014.

Economics News | Published on Sunday, 10 June, 2012

The Information Stand will be open on both days from 10am until 4pm. Please come and have a chat to find out all you need to know about studying Economics at Cambridge.

There will also be a course presentation from a member of the Faculty on both days (time to be confirmed).

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