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Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Friday, 15 December, 2017

How Many People Can Earth Support In Comfort? Partha Dasgupta and Aisha Dasgupta spoke at an 'in conversation' event organised by Weidenfeld-Hoffmann Scholarships and Leadership Programme in Oxford. You can read about the event and watch a video of their conversation on the Weidenfeld-Hoffmann Trust website.

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Wednesday, 13 December, 2017

Professor Giancarlo Corsetti is to deliver the keynote lecture "Exchange Rate Misalignment, Capital Flows and Optimal Monetary Policy Trade-offs" at the First Annual Workshop of the ESCB Research Cluster. The event will be held at the Bank of Spain in Madrid on November 16th and 17th 2017.

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Wednesday, 13 December, 2017

As part of the Brexit Research Group, Professor Giancarlo Corsetti, Dr Meredith Crowley, Oliver Exton and Lu Han, have written an article "

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Monday, 11 December, 2017

Professor Sanjeev Goyal has been invited to talk at the Delhi School of Economics Winter School 2017, which is being held between the 13th and 15th December 2017.

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Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Wednesday, 8 November, 2017

In the first of a series of interviews exploring the work of Cambridge academics, Helena Coggan meets economist Dr Toxvaerd

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Friday, 3 November, 2017

Professor Kaivan Munshi will deliver this years Indu Bhatt Lecture at Yale University on 9th November 2017. The title of the talk is Missing Girls. This annual lecture is organized by the South Asian Studies Council and the MacMillan Center at Yale University and is open to the public.

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Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Wednesday, 25 October, 2017

Dr Elisa Faraglia will speak at the one-day Taking Fiscal Policy Seriously workshop. This event is hosted by The Nufffield Centre for Applied Macro Policy (NuCamp) in London on 9th November 2017.

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Tuesday, 17 October, 2017

Dr. Meredith Crowley is speaking at a Trade and Brexit event at the British Academy on 2nd November. To register for the conference Click Here.

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Friday, 13 October, 2017

Dr Victoria Bateman and economics undergraduates Clara Starrsjo (Gonville and Caius College) and Paulin Nusser (Magdalene College) were featured on the BBC World Service programme - Business Daily. The subject of the programme was the lack of women in economics.

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Wednesday, 11 October, 2017

The Faculty of Economics Athena SWAN Self-Assessment Committee was formed in October 2017 and includes academics, administrators and students. See our Equality and Diversity pages for more details.

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Wednesday, 11 October, 2017

Dr. Tiago Cavalcanti been invited to be an Associate Editor for the Economic Journal.

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Wednesday, 4 October, 2017

The Faculty of Economics is delighted to announce that the Economics Tripos has been ranked top in both the Guardian and The Complete University Guide league tables.

 

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Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Tuesday, 3 October, 2017

Prof Sanjeev Goyal is the holder of the next Ganshof van der Meersch Chair. In Spring 2018 he will deliver a cycle of lectures at the Université libre de Bruxelles, where he will be welcomed by Professors Anne Weyembergh (Institute for European Studies), Patrick Legros and André Sapir.

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Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Thursday, 28 September, 2017

The Faculty is delighted to announce that PhD student Oliver Exton has been elected as one of the UK Data Service Data Impact Fellows for 2017.

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Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Wednesday, 27 September, 2017

Annela Anger-Kraavi, who is a College Lecturer in Economics at Downing College in Cambridge and researcher at Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership as well as Chief Executive of the Cambridge Trust of New Thinking in Economics, has been appointed to two leading international positions, as special advisor to the European Council on international climate policy and as vice chair of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate C

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Wednesday, 20 September, 2017

Professor Giancarlo Corsetti, Gernot Müller and Keith Kuester's article "In a Great Recession, the case for flexible exchange rates is alive and well" has been published on the VoxEU website.

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Friday, 15 September, 2017

Dr Ha-Joon Chang's article on Korean democracy, titled, 'South Koreans Worked a Democratic Miracle. Can They Do It Again?', was published in The New York Times on 14 September 2017.

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Wednesday, 6 September, 2017

Professor Giancarlo Corsetti will speak at the 1st Joint Regional Financing Arrangements (RFAs) Research Seminar (AMRO, ESM and FLAR) in Singapore, Sept 7th 2017, on "

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Monday, 14 August, 2017

The Faculty would like to congratulate first-year economics student, Ekaterina Christova who won The Future CFO of the Year Award at this years Undergraduate of the Year Awards.

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Wednesday, 26 July, 2017

Dr Victoria Bateman was asked to debate Brexit and the latest GDP growth figures with a leading Brexiteer, on Radio 4's World at One programme. You can listen online or download the podcast.

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Friday, 7 July, 2017

Dr. Meredith Crowley spoke to the BBC World Service's Newshour Extra programme about globalization and her ESRC Brexit grant research. A podcast of the programme is available on the BBC website.

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Wednesday, 28 June, 2017

Professor Sanjeev Goyal will give a public lecture on "The Law of the Few" at the Oxford Mathematics Institute on 28th June 2017.

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Thursday, 8 June, 2017

Professor Partha Dasgupta was recently inducted as Fellow of the (American) Association of Environmental and Resource Economists. Unfortunately Prof. Dasgupta was unable to attend the ceremony, but his acceptance letter was read at the occasion by the current President, Laura Taylor.

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Wednesday, 7 June, 2017

Professor Giancarlo Corsetti is giving a talk on 'Capital flows and monetary policy trade-offs' at the Annual MacCaLM Conference, University of Edinburgh on 21st June 2017.

MacCaLM is an ESRC Research Project.

The Annual conference is held in association with the Bank of England and the Scottish Government.

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Wednesday, 24 May, 2017

The Guardian newspaper has released it's University league table for 2018 and the University of Cambridge Economics Tripos has come top.

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Wednesday, 17 May, 2017

Dr. Vasco Carvalho's Research has been featured in Columbia GSB's Ideas and Insights Article.

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Thursday, 11 May, 2017

Phd student Maarten de Ridder has won one of the Cambridge Student Union's, Student-Led Teaching Awards and will be honored at a ceremony in the University Combination Room on May 9th.

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Wednesday, 3 May, 2017

Dr. Kamiar Mohaddes's paper "Is There a Debt-Threshold Effect on Output Growth?" (joint with Alexander Chudik, M. Hashem Pesaran and Mehdi Raissi), which was published this month in The Review of Economics and Statistics, was covered in the Financial Times today.

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Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Tuesday, 18 April, 2017

Dr. Meredith Crowley, with co-investigators Prof. Corsetti and Dr. Bartels (Law), wins £300k ESRC grant to study the impact of trade policy and exchange rate shocks on trade volumes and prices in post-Brexit Britain.

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Tuesday, 18 April, 2017

Dr Sriya Iyer talks "What is the economics of religion really about?" in an article and interview was published in ECNMY.

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Saturday, 1 April, 2017

The Early Career Fellowship scheme at CRASSH, jointly funded by the Isaac Newton Trust and the Schools of Arts & Humanities and Humanities & Social Sciences, allows Cambridge University Teaching Officers and College Teaching Officers to apply for an additional term of research leave in order to develop a new research project.

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Monday, 27 March, 2017
Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Thursday, 9 March, 2017

Dr Felix Martin (Institute for New Economic Thinking and Centre for Global Studies) will give a on "Money:the unauthorised biography" at Seminar Room, No. 1, Newnham Terrace, Darwin College, on March 13th 2017, from 17:00-18:30pm.

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Wednesday, 22 February, 2017

Andy Haldane(Chief Economist at the Bank of England) will give the next St Catharine's Political Economy Seminar in the series on the Economics of Austerity on "Whose Recovery?". The event will be held Wednesday 22 February 2017, 18:00 -19:30, in the Mill Lane Lecture Room 1.

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Friday, 20 January, 2017

Key Institute leaders Rob Johnson and William Janeway will be keynote speakers in a two-day event in Copenhagen on February 9 and 10 on the meeting the challenges of the 'post-factual' society, in which scientific expertise is losing authority and policy debate is becoming detached from reality.

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Tuesday, 3 January, 2017

In 1924 John Maynard Keynes, who invented macroeconomics, used a biographical essay about his mentor Alfred Marshall to muse on the qualities of a good economist.