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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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Cointegration

Time Series

Unit Root



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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Skilled Workers

Models

Social Comparisons



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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Financial Crisis

Banks

Policy



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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Entrepreneurs

Innovation

Business



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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US

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PhD student wins three awards 

The Faculty's Niklas Schmitz has been commended for his paper that looked at why stock markets react to monetary policy decisions.

Published on - Tuesday 2nd August 2022

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Recession

Monetary Policy

Macroeconomics



Freedom of City of London for Professor Dasgupta 

The Faculty's Sir Partha Dasgupta, was commended for his economic research, including the Dasgupta report, at the ceremony held in the Guildhall of the City of London

Published on - Monday 6th June 2022

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Biodiversity

Climate Change

Environment



Professor Sriya Iyer elected to RES Council 

Professor Sriya Iyer at the Faculty of Economics has been elected to the Council of The Royal Economic Society, following ratification at the Society's Annual General Meeting.

Published on - Monday 30th May 2022

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Kamiar Mohaddes paper runner-up in FT awards 

Dr. Kamiar Mohaddes's paper, "Rising Temperatures, Falling Ratings: The Effect of Climate Change on Sovereign Creditworthiness", was named runner-up in the Financial Times Responsible Business Education Awards. Read More>>

Published on - Thursday 20th January 2022

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Climate Change

Climate Finance

Environment



Sir Partha Dasgupta awarded Kew International Medal 

Professor Sir Partha Dasgupta awarded Kew International Medal for work to protect nature and stop biodiversity loss. The Economist was selected by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew to receive the prestigious award following his ground-breaking report The Economics of Biodiversity.

Published on - Wednesday 8th September 2021

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Climate Change

Environment

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Economics Undergraduate Wins the Ellen McArthur Prize 

Natasha May from Emmanuel College has won the prize for best dissertation in Economic History. The selectors judged Natasha’s dissertation on ‘Investment and the Nazi economic recovery’ to be the best contribution to economic history submitted this year.

Published on - Thursday 22nd July 2021

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Investment

Economic Recovery

Economic History



Undergraduate Achievements Topped with Adam Smith Prizes 

Three Undergraduate students in the Faculty of Economics have been awarded prizes following a superlative exam performance.

Published on - Thursday 1st July 2021

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Microeconomics

Development

Climate Change



The Cambridge Centre for Teaching and Learning Technology-enabled Learning Prize 

The Cambridge Centre for Teaching and Learning Technology-enabled Learning Prize has awarded a high commendation to Dr. Toke Aidt, Mr. Oleg Kitov and Dr. Vasileios Kotsidis for mastery-oriented active learning methods to complement traditional lectures. Read More>>

Published on - Wednesday 30th June 2021

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Teaching

Learning

Technology



Winner of the Best Student Paper Award 

Faculty of Economics PhD student, Daniel Ostry has won the Cambridge Finance Best Student Paper Award 2020-2021. Read More>>

Published on - Monday 21st June 2021

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Finance

Exchange Rates

Dollar Liquidity



New Keynes Fund PhD Students Small Awards Scheme 

The Keynes Fund at the Faculty of Economics has appended another funding stream for PhD students to apply for small grants outside the main funding process.

Published on - Wednesday 12th May 2021

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Keynes

Applied Economics

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PhD



Best Finance Student Paper Award 

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. Read More>>

Published on - Monday 18th June 2018

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