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Why health-care services are in chaos everywhere

Why health-care services are in chaos everywhere 

Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Economics Christopher Rauh's research has been featured in the Economist Magazine.

Published on - Wednesday 18th January 2023

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COVID-19

Excess Mortality

Pandemic

Public Health


National accounts in a world of naturally occurring data

National accounts in a world of naturally occurring data 

Prof. Vasco Carvalho has been featured in the magazine for the Stone Centre which advances research and teaching to provide a clear understanding of the causes of wealth inequality, and its economic and political consequences.

Published on - Tuesday 17th January 2023

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Algorithms

Data

Inequality

National Accounts


Women in Investment Awards 2022

Women in Investment Awards 2022 

Congratulations to distinguished alumna Simona Paravani-Mellinghoff who has received an award from Investment Week magazine, which was delighted to honour the winners of the Women in Investment Awards 2022. Read More>>

Published on - Thursday 1st December 2022

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Awards

Investment

Finance

Industry


How did Treasury policy-makers approach the economic response to Covid-19?

How did Treasury policy-makers approach the economic response to Covid-19? 

Dr. Flavio Toxvaerd has published an article in the Economics Observatory. With the worst of the pandemic now behind us, it is time to take stock of how the government dealt with the crisis and to learn important lessons for the future Read More>>

Published on - Thursday 24th November 2022

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COVID-19

Economic Response

Governments

Policy


The economics of electricity generation

The economics of electricity generation 

The Faculty’s Assistant Professor Alexander Rodnyansky has recently been interviewed on CNN from Kyiv, on the economics of electricity generation. Read More>>

Published on - Friday 18th November 2022

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Ukraine

Conflict

Exports

Electricity Generation


The history of inflation

The history of inflation 

The Faculty's Victoria Bateman takes part in a new BBC Radio 4 economics series on “Understand: the economy”, presented by Tim Harford. Read More>>

Published on - Monday 7th November 2022

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Inflation

Interest Rates

Economic History

GDP


Slowing the spread of the next epidemic

Slowing the spread of the next epidemic 

VoxTalks have released a podcast based on Dr Flavio Toxvaerd's recent paper, "Epidemics in Space: Control, Targeting and Delegation". Read More>>

Published on - Friday 21st October 2022

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COVID-19

Epidemics

Policy

Spread


Policy coordination and geographical targeting during pandemics

Policy coordination and geographical targeting during pandemics 

Dr Flavio Toxvaerd and Darren Hoover (Faculty of Economics, PhD student) have published an article for VOXeu that considers whether countries coordinate control measures during pandemics and should policies be locally targeted? Read More>>

Published on - Wednesday 12th October 2022

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COVID-19

Geography

Governments

Policy


Nobel Prize in Economics and The Keynes Fund

Nobel Prize in Economics and The Keynes Fund 

Director of the Keynes Fund, Dr Toke Aidt congratulates Ben Bernanke, Douglas Diamond and Philip Dybvig, for winning the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences 2022. The Keynes Fund provides generous grants for work in the subject area of policies that prevent financial crises.

Published on - Tuesday 11th October 2022

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Awards

Financial Crisis

Banks

Policy


Ukraine ‘must revamp labour laws and step up privatisation to fix economy’

Ukraine ‘must revamp labour laws and step up privatisation to fix economy’ 

Dr Alexander Rodnyansky from the Faculty of Economics has been extensively quoted in the UK’s Guardian Newspaper about the cost of rebuilding Ukraine. Read More>>

Published on - Tuesday 4th October 2022

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Ukraine

Conflict

Economic Growth

Reforms


Gift set to expand Entrepreneurship Lab

Gift set to expand Entrepreneurship Lab 

Dr. Kamiar Mohaddes's Entrepreneurship Lab has been awarded a generous gift of £1.5 million from David Sainsbury and the Gatsby Charitable Foundation, to expand their activities. Read More>>

Published on - Monday 3rd October 2022

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Awards

Entrepreneurs

Innovation

Business


A more expansive definition of herd immunity

A more expansive definition of herd immunity 

Dr. Flavio Toxvaerd was interviewed for The Deepness, an online dive deep into the world of science. Read More>>

Published on - Thursday 22nd September 2022

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COVID-19

Epidemiology

Herd Immunity

Policy


Fighting climate change will help economic growth

Fighting climate change will help economic growth 

Dr. Kamiar Mohaddes's research into long-term macroeconomic effects of climate change, has been featured in an article on the University of Cambridge news site. Read More>>

Published on - Tuesday 16th August 2022

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Climate Change

Climate Finance

Macroeconomics

Policy


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