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Economics Events | Published on Wednesday, 24 January, 2024
Event location: Corpus Christi College, Trumpington Street, Cambridge, CB2 1RH
Event date: Feb 15, 2024

Professor Bart Lambrecht (Judge Business School), Professor Debopam Bhattacharya (Faculty of Economics), Professor Matthew Elliott (Faculty of Economics) and Professor Meredith Crowley (Faculty of Economics) will all speak at the J M Keynes Fellowship Fund annual lecture. Please register your interest on the event page.

Economics News | Published on Monday, 15 January, 2024

Funded by the Templeton Religion Trust, the Social Consequences of Religion (SCORE) Initiative will delve into the profound impact of religious beliefs, behaviours, and institutions on economic development. This is a multi-decade, multi-national and multi-pronged effort to examine the role of religion on different aspects of human life, with the focus of this strand on economic development.

Economics News | Published on Monday, 9 October, 2023

The now Harvard-based economics professor, has won the biggest prize in economics for having advanced our understanding of women’s labour market outcomes.

Economics News | Published on Thursday, 1 December, 2022

The award was in partnership with Amundi ETF, at a special ceremony in London. Simona from BlackRock was a double winner on the night, taking home accolades for Role Model of the Year and Investment Woman of the Year (large firms).

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Wednesday, 8 June, 2022

The Faculty's Prof. Chryssi Giannitsarou has sent out a survey in Qualtrics Cambridge for her ongoing research project on Covid-19 and academic productivity in economics research. Please do respond if you receive an invite.

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Monday, 6 June, 2022

Professor Meredith Crowley discusses US tariffs on UK steel replaced by quotas on the BBC TV News World Business Outlook.

She says it is a "welcome sign that the relationship is warming" but not a first step towards a UK-US trade agreement. Prof Crowley's interview starts at 4min15.

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

Dr Petra Geraats gave a presentation on "Taking the Right Path: Monetary Policy in a High Inflation and Volatile Environment" at an event organised by the Resolution Foundation and the Money, Macro and Finance Society.

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Monday, 14 February, 2022

Dr Carolina Alves will be editing a series of articles for the Economics Observatory (ECO) on decolonisation and economics along with Dr Ingrid Kvangraven (King's College London, D-Econ) and editorial managers Ashley Lait and Charlie Meyrick.

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Monday, 14 February, 2022

Dr Carolina Alves will be editing a series of articles for the Economics Observatory (ECO) on decolonisation and economics along with Dr Ingrid Kvangraven (King’s College London, D-Econ) and editorial managers Ashley Lait and Charlie Meyrick.

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Wednesday, 8 December, 2021

Ines Lee and Eileen Tipoe have won the £15,000 Bracken Bower Prize with their proposal for a book about the future of higher education, Failing the Class.

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

Dr. Kamiar Mohaddes, Zeina Hasna and Henry-James Hatton are co-authors of a report on the impact of innovation in green-related activities to the broader economy.

Economics News | Published on Thursday, 4 November, 2021
Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Thursday, 4 November, 2021

The Telegraph covers research in the Faculty showing people spent less time on employment-related activities, while spending more time on housework.

Those who have not returned to the office spend less time on employment-related activities and more on housework, research by Ines Lee reveals.

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Wednesday, 22 September, 2021

Dr. Sriya Iyer has given expert advice to a new Pew Research Center report saying all religious groups in India show major declines in fertility rates, limiting change in the country’s religious composition over time.

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

In the first weeks of the pandemic, the submission of articles to journals by women, fell dramatically more than their male counterparts.

Economics News | Published on Tuesday, 13 July, 2021
Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Monday, 12 July, 2021

The Wall Street Journal has picked up on the latest report from the Pew Research Center, which features expert advice from Dr. Sriya Iyer. She looks at how religious pluralism is faring in India, a religiously diverse county, where many religions practice freely.

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Thursday, 15 April, 2021

Times Higher Education has quoted the research by Dr. Amano-PatiñoDr. FaragliaDr.

Economics News | Published on Tuesday, 23 March, 2021
Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Sunday, 14 March, 2021

Dr. Sriya Iyer was interviewed for The Review of Religions magazine, where they asked her about the economics of religion, why she thinks religion matters to economics, and if religion and happiness are correlated.

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Friday, 5 March, 2021

As part of International Women's Day, Dr. Chryssi Giannitsarou will be a guest speaker at the University College Dublin (UCD) webinar, "Bridging the gender gap: Research and responses to COVID-19". The online event will take place on Monday 8th March 2021 at 11.00am.

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Thursday, 18 February, 2021

Dr. Chryssi Giannitsarou and Sarah Smith (University of Bristol) have written an article for the Royal Economic Society, that says the COVID-19 pandemic has exposed and intensified inequalities in many areas of our life, including academic life.

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Monday, 1 February, 2021

Dr. Meredith Crowley was interviewed for BBC1's Countryfile, where she talked about how future trade deals could affect the UK, especially UK farming and food prices.

Economics News | Published on Tuesday, 26 January, 2021
Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Tuesday, 15 December, 2020

Dr. Meredith Crowley was interviewed about Brexit and it's effect on the UK economy, by the daily French newspaper La Croix. Dr Crowley answered questions on the proposed post-Brexit trade deals that Prime Minister Boris Johnson is negotiating with countries such as Japan, China and the US.

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Friday, 27 November, 2020

Dr. Chryssi Giannitsarou has joined the European Economic Review Journal Editorial Board. Dr Giannitsarou has agreed to be an Associate Editor for the journal, with immediate effect.

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

Dr Carolina Alves is curating two panels at the Bristol Festival of Economics Ideas. One on how the discipline of economics has been challenged about its Eurocentric nature. And a second on the extent to which the project of economic development has its basis in colonial power structures.

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Thursday, 12 November, 2020

Dr. Meredith Crowley was quoted in the New Statesman article "The Freeport Con", which looks at the setting up of freeports as a post-Brexit trade policy. The UK government is championing these free economic zones, but experts are not convinced they will work.

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Tuesday, 10 November, 2020

Dr. Meredith Crowley gave a pre-recorded interview to Victoria Craig for the Marketplace Morning Report podcast. In the interview, Dr. Crowley talks about what a Joe Biden administration means for future UK-US trade relations and for Brexit.