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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


Boris Johnson leaves a mixed legacy with his Brexit gambit

Boris Johnson leaves a mixed legacy with his Brexit gambit 

The e-book, “The Economics of Brexit: What Have We Learned?”, which Prof. Meredith Crowley provided a chapter for, has been quoted in a New York Times article about Boris Johnson's prime ministerial legacy. Read More>>

Published on - Wednesday 13th July 2022

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Brexit

Price Impacts

Trade

UK


Using machine learning to study parenting styles

Using machine learning to study parenting styles 

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.

Published on - Monday 11th July 2022

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Children

Machine Learning

Models

Parenting


Productivity survey for Project CAPER

Productivity survey for Project CAPER 

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. Read More>>

Published on - Wednesday 8th June 2022

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COVID-19

Gender

Inequalities

Women in Economics


Decentralized Finance and ESG Panel - Video

Decentralized Finance and ESG Panel - Video 

Watch the video of the "Decentralized Finance and ESG: Better or Worse?" Panel event, featuring Roger W. Ferguson, Jr., Annette L. Nazareth, Lin Peng and Wei Xiong. Read More>>

Published on - Tuesday 7th June 2022

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ESG

Finance

Capital Markets

Environment


Is a UK-US trade agreement getting closer?

Is a UK-US trade agreement getting closer? 

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

Published on - Monday 6th June 2022

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Trade Deal

UK

US

Women in Economics


Keynes Fund 21st Call for Projects

Keynes Fund 21st Call for Projects 

The Keynes Fund has announced it's 21st Call for Projects. The deadline for project proposals is 30th September 2022. Please see the Keynes Fund site for the criteria and details of the project applications process.

Published on - Wednesday 25th May 2022

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Keynes

Applied Economics

Inefficiencies

Market Allocations


COVID and Economics, Explain it to a Comedian - Video

COVID and Economics, Explain it to a Comedian - Video 

Dr. Flavio Toxvaerd was interviewed by Comedian Sammy Obeid, for his "Explain it to a comedian" video series. Read More>>

Published on - Tuesday 24th May 2022

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COVID-19

Economics

Epidemiology

Policy


Predicting Conflict - Sustainable Development Talks

Predicting Conflict - Sustainable Development Talks 

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

Published on - Monday 23rd May 2022

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Conflict

Forecasting

Models

Risk Estimation


Monetary Policy in a High Inflation and Volatile Environment - Video

Monetary Policy in a High Inflation and Volatile Environment - Video 

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. Read More>>

Published on - Tuesday 10th May 2022

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Monetary Policy

High Inflation

Volatile Environment

Women in Economics


Weak links in supply chains are weaponised

Weak links in supply chains are weaponised 

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 & John Spray, Supply Chain Bottlenecks in a Pandemic.

Published on - Tuesday 10th May 2022

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Attacks

Networks

Shocks

Supply Chains


How would an energy embargo affect Germany’s economy?

How would an energy embargo affect Germany’s economy? 

Professor Vasco Carvalho's research on Production Networks and Professor Matthew Elliott's research into Supply Network Formation and Fragility has been quoted in The Economist. Read More>>

Published on - Friday 29th April 2022

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Energy

Production Networks

Supply Chains

Supply Networks


Building resilient supply chains

Building resilient supply chains 

Professor Vasco Carvalho's research on Production Networks, has been extensively quoted in the 2022 Economic Report of the US President, on 'Building Resilient Supply Chains'. Read More>>

Published on - Thursday 28th April 2022

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Firms

Markets

Production Networks

Supply Chains


Conversations with Sebastian Galiani: Episode XLV - Video

Conversations with Sebastian Galiani: Episode XLV - Video 

Dr. Flavio Toxvaerd was interviewed by Sebastian Galiani, for his 'Conversations' video series (in Spanish). Read More>>

Published on - Thursday 7th April 2022

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Economy

COVID-19

Epidemiology

Vaccines


National Poetry Competition has its youngest ever winner

National Poetry Competition has its youngest ever winner 

Faculty of Economics student, Eric Yip’s National Poetry Competition win, has been featured in the Guardian. Read More>>

Published on - Thursday 31st March 2022

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Economics

Language

Colonialism

Migration


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