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Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Wednesday, 12 December, 2018

Dr. Meredith Crowley spoke at the World Trade Organization's 'Updating Trade Cooperation: An Economic View' event, in Geneva on the 11th of December 2018. Dr.

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Friday, 30 November, 2018

Dr. Meredith Crowley discusses 'freeports' and the role they might play in a post-Brexit manufacturing boom on BBC Radio 4's In Business Programme (starts at 1m 47s).

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Friday, 23 November, 2018

Professor William Brown's research was mentioned in an Economist article. The paper argues that British legislative change has not exerted a major influence on union membership.

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Tuesday, 20 November, 2018

Dr. Flavio Toxvaerd has been made a visiting fellow of the Bennett Institute for Public Policy. Along with two other visiting fellows, Dr. Toxvaerd will be exploring major policy changes over the next year.

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Monday, 19 November, 2018

Professor Sheilagh Ogilvie gave the Faculty Research Seminar, presenting the research in her 2019 Princeton University Press book, where she uses economic methods to analyze an institution central to almost every economy in history -- the occupational guild. Her talk was entitled 'The European Guilds: An Economic Analysis' and was delivered on 1 October 2018.

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Friday, 9 November, 2018

Dr. Ha-Joon Chang and Dr. Sean Holly have both been appointed a Governors of the National Institute for Economic and Social Research for a five year term. The NIESR is Britain's longest established independent research institute, founded in 1938.

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Wednesday, 3 October, 2018
Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Tuesday, 2 October, 2018

Dr. Meredith Crowley was quoted in two BBC News articles about President Donald Trump's North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) between the US, Canada and Mexico.

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Tuesday, 25 September, 2018

Dr. Ha-Joon Chang has been appointed as a member of the Committee for Development Policy of the United Nations Economic and Social Council from 1st January 2019 to 31st December 2021.

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Thursday, 20 September, 2018

Dr. Meredith Crowley was interviewed for NPR's Morning Edition on Brexit. "With just six months to go before Britain leaves the EU, European leaders are meeting in Austria to discuss progress". You can listen to the program on the NPR site.

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Tuesday, 18 September, 2018
Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Thursday, 13 September, 2018

Dr. Victoria Bateman was featured on the BBC Radio 4 documentary "Economics with Subtitles". The programme explored Government Debt.

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Monday, 10 September, 2018

The Financial Times (subscription required) have quoted the report authored by Dr. Meredith Crowley, Oliver Exton and Lu Han in an article about the impact of Brexit on UK exports.

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Wednesday, 29 August, 2018

Dr. Meredith Crowley was interviewed on BBC Radio 4 Today program on "The Future of the NAFTA (North American Free Trade Agreement)." Her interview starts at 1:18.

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Thursday, 23 August, 2018

Dr. Meredith Crowley was interviewed on BBC World News TV's Impact program "The prospects for UK-Asia trade in the event of a 'no deal' Brexit," presented by Yalda Hakim and broadcast on 23 August 2018.

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Monday, 6 August, 2018

Faculty supervisor and examiner, Charles Read has been awarded a prize by the International Economic History Association (IEHA) for the best dissertation in nineteenth-century economic history

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Tuesday, 31 July, 2018

The Telegraph has quoted the research by Dr. Meredith Crowley, Oliver Exton and Lu Han in their article "Britain loses thousands of exporters on trade uncertainty".

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Monday, 30 July, 2018

Peter Andreas Nielsen (MPhil in Economics Student) and Georgios Marinos (MPhil in Development Studies) are set to publish the first textbook on Development Studies for high schools in Denmark. Faculty member, Dr. Ha-Joon Chang will write the foreword of the book.

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Wednesday, 25 July, 2018

The Complete University Guide has recently ranked the University of Cambridge as the best UK University for Economics for the fourth year running.

Keywords: UniversityAwards
Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Thursday, 19 July, 2018

Dr. Meredith Crowley was interviewed by BloombergTV Bulgaria on 13th July 2018. She discussed President Trump's Trade War. Please note the article and video are in Bulgarian.

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Wednesday, 18 July, 2018

UK in a Changing Europe has been awarded Best Think Tank covering Global Affairs in the UK by Prospect Magazine. Dr. Meredith Crowley, a Research Leader for UK in a Changing Europe, and Prof.

Keywords: EUAwardsBrexitUK
Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Tuesday, 17 July, 2018

Dr. Ha-Joon Chang discussed "innovation, productivity and trade negotiations" with both the Wall Street Journal and Financial Express.

Keywords: ChinaUSTrade
Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Tuesday, 17 July, 2018

New research by Dr. Meredith Crowley, Oliver Exton and Lu Han examines how the Brexit vote impacted trade in 2016, "Renegotiation of Trade Agreements and Firm Exporting Decisions: Evidence from the Impact of Brexit on UK Exports".

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Wednesday, 4 July, 2018

Prof. Sheilagh Ogilvie's research is featured in the latest University's Research Horizons magazine.

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Tuesday, 19 June, 2018

In this Royal Economic Society (RES) video Dr. Meredith Crowley looks at American attitudes, the potential for new trading partners and negative responses towards globalisation.

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Monday, 18 June, 2018

Congratulations to Maarten De Ridder and Thomas Auld (Faculty PhD students) who have both won prizes at the CERF Cambridge Best Finance Student Paper Award.

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Wednesday, 13 June, 2018

Dr. Meredith Crowley was quoted in the NBC News article "Tariffs on sugar, shoes, mean higher costs for consumers". "Even the threat of a tariff - that is never followed through and imposed - can reduce export activity".

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Tuesday, 12 June, 2018

Emerirus Professor Geoffrey Harcourt, was made a Companion of the Order of Australia in General Division (AC), in the Queen's Birthday Honours. An AC is the highest order of the Orders of Australia.

Keywords: HonoursAwards
Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Monday, 11 June, 2018

Dr. Meredith Crowley was interviewed on BBC Radio 4 Today about the recent G7 meeting in Canada and President Trump's policy of injecting chaos into international economic policy negotiations. Starts at 15 minutes into programme.

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Sunday, 10 June, 2018

Dr. Meredith Crowley and Chad Bown's paper "The Empirical Landscape of Trade Policy" 2016, The Handbook of Commercial Policy was cited in the Washington Post article "There are 'nuggets of truth' to what Trump says about trade".

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Friday, 8 June, 2018

Dr. Meredith Crowley was quoted in House of Lords EU Committee Report issued 8 June 2018 on on UK-EU relations after Brexit on p. 21 (para. 40 and 42) and p. 31 (para 83) the future trading relationship, prospects for FTAs with new partners, and regulatory divergence.

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Monday, 4 June, 2018

Dr. Meredith Crowley has given two live interviews to broadcast media outlets and been interviewed by two others regarding the US tariffs on steel and aluminium imported from the EU (including the UK) and the European threat to retaliate with its own import tariffs on US merchandise.

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Sunday, 3 June, 2018

Dr. Kamiar Mohaddes gave a talk entitled "The Iranian Economy and Challenges Ahead" in the session on "Reconsidering the Economic Model" at the Iran Financial Future Summit in Brussels, on 29th of May 2018.

Kamiar argued that Iran needs to adopt a comprehensive package of fiscal, monetary, financial and structural reforms aimed at addressing its inter-related challenges.

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Wednesday, 16 May, 2018

Professor Giancarlo Corsetti presented at the State of the Union conference, Solidarity and Union, in Florence, which was held between the 10th-12th May 2018. He spoke on "Reassessing the Fiscal and Monetary Framework in the Economic and Monetary Union (EMU)".

Keywords: EMUFiscalMonetary
Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Monday, 14 May, 2018

Oleg Kitov (Selwyn and Robinson College) received the award for best undergraduate supervisor of the year. The awards are based on student nominations of teachers who have had a profound impact on their education in Cambridge. The Faculty would like to congratulate Oleg on this superb recognition of his innovative approach to teaching and to his dedication to his students.

Keywords: Awards
Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Tuesday, 8 May, 2018

Professor Vasco Carvalho discusses how new sources of large amounts of data are providing opportunities to test previously untestable things.

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Thursday, 3 May, 2018

Dr. Meredith Crowley and Oliver Exton have written a blog for The UK in a Changing Europe website on "The Future UK-EU Trade Relationship".

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Thursday, 26 April, 2018

Professor Sanjeev Goyal will give the MIT Institute for Data, Systems, and Society (IDSS) Distinguished Seminar on Tuesday 1st May 2018, Cambridge, MA. See poster for details.

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Sunday, 22 April, 2018

Dr. Meredith Crowley gave an interview to Keri Philips of ABC's (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) Rear Vision radio program examining trade wars of the past and how President Trump's trade war might unfold. The interview was broadcast on 22 April and is available now for download.

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Wednesday, 18 April, 2018

Professor Sanjeev Goyal holds the Ganshof van der Meersch Chair for 2017-2018. He will deliver a series of public lectures in Brussels on April 23-26, 2018. The opening lecture will be "Integration and Diversity", on Monday 23 April at 6pm at Institute of European Studies (IEE), Brussels.

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Tuesday, 17 April, 2018

Peter Andreas Nielsen (MPhil in Economics Student) was awarded two prizes at the Model WTO at the University of St. Gallen and the WTO Headquarters in Geneva. Peter received the prize for being the best negotiator on the Special and Differential Treatment and Dispute Prevention Committee and another prize for the second best essay submitted during the application process.

Keywords: PrizeWTOAwards
Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Sunday, 15 April, 2018

Dr. Meredith Crowley will give evidence to the House of Lords EU Committee on the future relationship between the UK and the EU. Dr. Crowley's testimony will be broadcast live from 15:00 on Tuesday 17 April.

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Monday, 9 April, 2018

Dr. Meredith Crowley appeared on CTV News (Toronto) to disscus "Trade war risks between the U.S. and China".

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Sunday, 8 April, 2018

Dr. Meredith Crowley appeared on the BBC World Service Business Daily to disscus "Trade Wars: Passion vs Logic" presented by Ed Butler with Simon Tulette.

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Friday, 6 April, 2018

Dr. Meredith Crowley discusses how a US-China trade war will impact UK industry as well as post-Brexit trade agreements, on BBC Radio Four, The Briefing Room - "Can you win a trade war?", presented by David Aaronovitch.

Keywords: ChinaUSBrexitTrade
Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Thursday, 5 April, 2018

Dr. Kamiar Mohaddes's column "When is debt a drag on economic growth?" was published on the ERF Policy Portal. Click through to read his column on the ERF forum.

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Tuesday, 27 March, 2018

Dr. Meredith CrowleyDr. Meredith Crowley was quoted by the New York Times in their article "Trump Says Getting Tough on Chinese Trade Will Empower U.S. He Risks the Opposite"

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Monday, 26 March, 2018

Dr Meredith Crowley discussed the findings of the paper "Markups and Markets: A New Empirical Framework and Evidence on Exporters from China" (joint with Giancarlo Corsetti, Lu Han and Huasheng Song) in an interview with Fergus Nicoll

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Wednesday, 21 March, 2018

Prof. Giancarlo Corsetti has two Keynote Speeches this week. At the Deutsche Bundesbank's "Fiscal Policy in EMU -- The Way Ahead", in Frankfurt and the IMF Conference "Many Objectives or Too Few Instruments?" in Washington DC.

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Tuesday, 20 March, 2018

As part of the Royal Economics Society's Annual Conference in Brighton, there will be a Plenary Panel on Brexit - "The View on Brexit from Abroad: New Opportunities or Damage Control?". Dr. Meredith Crowley will be speaking as part of the panel.

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Wednesday, 14 March, 2018

As part of the Royal Economics Society's Annual Conference in Brighton, the RES is holding a debate 'One year till Brexit: Are we nearly there yet?'. Dr. Meredith Crowley will speak on the open-to-the-public panel debating Brexit. Tickets are available through EventBrite.

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Monday, 12 March, 2018

Dr. Meredith Crowley spoke about the danger that Trump's steel tariff poses to the World Trade Organization system of trade.

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Friday, 9 March, 2018

Dr. Meredith Crowley was interviewed live for BBC Radio 4 Today programme about the US's Import Tariffs on Steel. You can listen to the programme on the BBC iplayer for the next 29 days.

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Monday, 5 March, 2018

Former PhD student Anil Ari (currently at International Monetary Fund) will present his paper "Sovereign Risk and Bank Risk-Taking" at the NBER Internationa

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Thursday, 1 March, 2018

Dr. Kamiar Mohaddes's paper "Country-Specific Oil Supply Shocks and the Global Economy" (joint with Prof. Hashem Pesaran) was featured in the Albawaba News article "Reneging on the Nuclear Deal Will Isolate America, Empower China, and Distance Europe".

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Friday, 23 February, 2018

Dr Victoria Bateman spoke on a Radio 4 Money-Box special this Wednesday on the topic "what Britain sells". Available to listen here (Dr Bateman is in the latter half of the programme).

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Wednesday, 21 February, 2018

Former PhD student, Jasmine Xiao (Assistant Professor of Economics, Notre Dame) and current PhD student Lidia Smitkova will both present their work at the 26th CEPR European Summer Symposium in International Macroeconomics (ESSIM) 2018, in Oslo. The symposium will take place between 22nd - 25th May 2018.

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Tuesday, 6 February, 2018

Professor Monojit Chatterjee has been appointed as a member of the Police Remuneration and Review Body and the National Crime Agency (NCA) Remuneration Review Body.

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Tuesday, 6 February, 2018

Professor Sanjeev Goyal will deliver a Keynote Lecture at The Conference on Complexity, Networks, and Collective Behaviour in Zaragoza, Spain.

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Tuesday, 6 February, 2018

Dr. Meredith Crowley was interviewed by Kamal Ahmed (Economics Editor) for BBC News at Six, explaining the value to the UK of participating in the Customs Union with the EU. Dr Crowley's interview starts at 06.10. Video no longer available.

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Thursday, 1 February, 2018

The UK in a Changing Europe website have published a blog written by Dr Meredith Crowley, which is in response to a leaked Government Brexit report.

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Wednesday, 31 January, 2018

Dr Elisa Faraglia and Dr Matt Elliott are to speak at the CERF in the City 2018 event on The Risks in Financial Markets.

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Friday, 26 January, 2018

Dr. Meredith Crowley and Gerard Lyons debate Brexit on BBC Radio 4 The World at One Programme. The Brexit segment starts at 19:29.

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Friday, 12 January, 2018

Soumaya Keynes (The Economist) and PIIE Senior Fellow Chad P. Bown spoke with Dr Meredith Crowley about her Brexit research on the Peterson Institute's Trade Talks Podcast.

Keywords: BrexitTrade
Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Wednesday, 3 January, 2018

Dr. Meredith Crowley is speaking on "Globalisation at a Crossroads" at the Danish Institute for International Studies in Copenhagen on 10 January 2018. Watch all the talks from the event on the DIIS website.

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Wednesday, 3 January, 2018

Professor Sheilagh Ogilvie spoke to BBC Radio 4 about "Consumer protectors or greedy monopolists? A fresh look at what guilds really did for pre-modern trade".