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Religious people coped better with the Covid-19 pandemic

Religious people coped better with the Covid-19 pandemic 

Two Cambridge-led studies suggest that the psychological distress caused by lockdowns (UK) and experience of infection (US) was reduced among those of faith compared to non-religious people.

Published on - Tuesday 30th January 2024


Chris Rauh on How to Use AI To Predict Conflicts

Chris Rauh on How to Use AI To Predict Conflicts 

Professor Chris Rauh has been interviewed by the video news channel Macro Hive, which provides global macroeconomic & financial market analysis.

Published on - Tuesday 16th January 2024

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AI

Conflict

Macroeconomics

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Grant for Social Consequences of Religion Initiative

Grant for Social Consequences of Religion Initiative 

Professor Sriya Iyer has been awarded a grant from the Templeton Religion Trust to lead the Social Consequences of Religion Initiative Strand on Religion and Economic Development.

Published on - Monday 15th January 2024


Professor Carvalho to join EEA

Professor Carvalho to join EEA 

Director of the Janeway Institute, Professor Vasco Carvalho has joined the European Economic Association Council for a term of five years.

Published on - Monday 27th November 2023

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Million pound grant to study Sanitation and Health

Million pound grant to study Sanitation and Health 

Academics at the University of Cambridge have been awarded a million pound grant by the ESRC to study Water, Sanitation and Health in the first industrial society: Britain 1780-1930

Published on - Thursday 28th September 2023

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Sanitation

Health

Britain

Industrial Society


New chair for Faculty of Economics

New chair for Faculty of Economics 

The University of Cambridge Faculty of Economics is delighted to announce Professor Oliver Linton becomes the new Chair of the Faculty, starting on October the 1st, 2023.

Published on - Monday 25th September 2023

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Chair of Faculty

Political Economy

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Sir Partha Dasgupta discusses sustainability and biodiversity

Sir Partha Dasgupta discusses sustainability and biodiversity 

The Faculty's Sir Partha Dasgupta explains why climate change is really a subset of the broader issue of how humans are interacting with natural resources, in an interview in the Conversable Economist. Read More>>

Published on - Tuesday 19th September 2023

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Biodiversity

Natural Resources

Climate Change

Humans


Sloan Foundation awards Economics a grant for meso-economics

Sloan Foundation awards Economics a grant for meso-economics 

The co-principal Investigators Professor Vasco Carvalho, and Professor Matthew Elliott, have been awarded a grant of a quarter of a million US dollars by the Sloan Foundation to bring towards the mainstream of economics a branch of research on meso-economics.

Published on - Thursday 14th September 2023

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Flavio Toxvaerd wins EEA Award for Exceptional Teaching

Flavio Toxvaerd wins EEA Award for Exceptional Teaching 

Dr Flavio Toxvaerd from the Faculty of Economics, a Fellow of Clare College and an Affiliated Researcher at the Bennett Institute for Public Policy, University of Cambridge has been awarded a top prize by the European Economic Association, winning the 2023 EEA Award for Exceptional Teaching in the Senior Category.

Published on - Monday 4th September 2023

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Awards

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Best Paper Award for Dr Toke Aidt

Best Paper Award for Dr Toke Aidt 

A University of Cambridge academic along with two international collaborators has been awarded the Oliver Williamson Best Paper Award, for research that examines democratic purges in post-World War II France.

Published on - Friday 1st September 2023

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Democracy

post-World War II

France

Purge


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