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Analysis of Britain’s financial stability in the Truss Era

Analysis of Britain’s financial stability in the Truss Era 

Charles Read has been quoted in an article about Liz Truss’ mini budget, saying he warned about the dangers of a policy that would quickly raise interest rates. Read More>>

Published on - Monday 6th February 2023

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Finance

Interest Rates

Policy

UK Economy


Meredith Crowley on Brexit

Meredith Crowley on Brexit 

Professor Meredith Crowley was interviewed on the BBC 2 TV programme Newsnight with her analysis of the state of the UK economy three years on from Brexit.

Published on - Wednesday 1st February 2023

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Brexit

Post-Brexit

Trade

UK Economy

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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


Sir Partha Dasgupta honoured with elevated knighthood

Sir Partha Dasgupta honoured with elevated knighthood 

Sir Partha, the Frank Ramsey Professor Emeritus of Economics, is made a Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the British Empire for services to economics and the natural environment

Published on - Wednesday 4th January 2023

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Awards

Biodiversity

Environment

Climate Change


Four year grant for Debopam Bhattacharya

Four year grant for Debopam Bhattacharya 

A University of Cambridge academic at the Faculty of Economics has been awarded a four year grant to research Econometric Demand and Welfare Analysis

Published on - Monday 19th December 2022

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Econometrics

Cost-Benefit Analysis

Consumers

Behaviour


Sir Partha Dasgupta honoured as Champion of the Earth

Sir Partha Dasgupta honoured as Champion of the Earth 

A University of Cambridge academic at the Faculty of Economics has been honoured at the UN Environment Programme as one of four 2022 Champions of the Earth, the first economist to have been awarded this honour.

Published on - Monday 12th December 2022

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Awards

Biodiversity

Environmental Economics

Climate Change


Keynes Fund Celebrates 10 years

Keynes Fund Celebrates 10 years 

A decade of the Keynes Fund was celebrated with their nineth annual Research Day. Which featured a diverse collection of research papers presented, from funded projects.

Published on - Tuesday 6th December 2022

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Bubbles

Gender

Trade

Economic Growth


Gillette Hall PhD Funding

Gillette Hall PhD Funding 

Gillette Hall describes how after struggling financially, Bill Janeway's philanthropic donation funded and transformed her PhD.

Published on - Tuesday 6th December 2022

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Development

International Finance

Funding

World Bank


Charlie Nunn Interview

Charlie Nunn Interview 

Chief Executive of Lloyds Banking Group, Charlie Nunn recently visited Cambridge, and spoke to the Faculty’s Julian Lorkin in front of an audience of Economics students and members of the Faculty for the first in our series of careers and economics talks: Cambridge Connections.

Published on - Tuesday 6th December 2022

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Banking

Finance

Financial Services

Career


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


Research indicates for every 30 Covid deaths, one extra person dies

Research indicates for every 30 Covid deaths, one extra person dies 

New research by Professor Christopher Rauh has discovered that there was at least one additional preventable death among hospital patients for every 30 deaths that can be linked to the recent pandemic.

Published on - Tuesday 1st November 2022

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COVID-19

Excess Mortality

Pandemic

Public Health


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


Economics Postdoc wins 2022 Edgeworth prize

Economics Postdoc wins 2022 Edgeworth prize 

Faculty of Economics Postdoc, Jerome Simons, has been awarded the 2022 Edgeworth prize for the outstanding DPhil thesis in Economics for his thesis titled “Cointegration without unit roots.”

Published on - Tuesday 4th October 2022

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Awards

Cointegration

Time Series

Unit Root


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


Faculty student wins Young Economist Award

Faculty student wins Young Economist Award 

Faculty of Economics student, Alastair Langtry, has been awarded the 2022 EEA Young Economist Award, for his paper “Keeping up with ‘The Joneses’: reference dependent choice with social comparisons”.

Published on - Friday 30th September 2022

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Awards

Skilled Workers

Models

Social Comparisons


Economics Student Wins Gladstone Memorial Prize

Economics Student Wins Gladstone Memorial Prize 

Faculty of Economics Undergraduate student, Eu-Wayne Mok (Christ’s College) has been jointly awarded the Gladstone Memorial Prize for his dissertation.

Published on - Monday 26th September 2022

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Awards

Immigration

US

Justice System


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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