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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



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



Dynamic early warning of conflict 

The Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office now has access to a forecast and costing model which uses machine learning and newspaper text to predict outbreaks and intensity of internal armed conflict.

Published on - Monday 20th June 2022

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Conflict

Models

Risk Estimation



Predicting when and where conflict breaks out 

Funding by the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office has allowed development of a new model for forecasting conflict, led by Assistant Professor Christopher Rauh.

Published on - Thursday 5th May 2022

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Conflict

Models

Prediction

Risk Estimation



Predicting Conflict - Sustainable Development Talks 

Dr. Christopher Rauh spoke to the NOVAFRICA Sustainable Development Talks series about his research into conflict prediction. Read More>>

Published on - Monday 23rd May 2022

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Conflict

Forecasting

Models

Risk Estimation



The Ukrainian economy: where now for the future? 

A University of Cambridge academic at the Faculty of Economics has warned that the impact of the war will be disastrous for the Ukrainian economy, regardless of the outcome.

Published on - Monday 14th March 2022

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Ukraine

Conflict

Economic Growth

Economy



The Ukraine conflict is an economic catastrophe 

Dr Alexander Rodnyansky, who is currently an economic adviser to President Zelenskyy, has been speaking to news outlets about the effect of the current conflict on the Ukrainian economy and people. Read More>>

Published on - Friday 4th March 2022

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Ukraine

Conflict

Economic Growth

Economy



Workshop on the Political Economy of Wars and Political Transitions 

The Faculty of Economics, Brtish Academy, Université libre de Bruxelles and University of Paris-Saclay are sponsoring a workshop on the Political Economy of Wars and Political Transitions. The event, organised by Dr. Toke Aidt, Dr. Jean Lacroix and Prof. Pierre-Guillaume Méon, will be held online, on the 1st & 2nd September 2021. See the event page for details.

Event Date - Wednesday 1st September 2021 - Thursday 2nd September 2021

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Conflict

Politics

Political Economics

Political Regimes



Predicting When Conflict Breaks Out: A Hard Problem 

Dr Christopher Rauh is proposing a new model for forecasting conflict, which could predict when outbreaks of violence might escalate and spill into armed conflict.

Published on - Thursday 25th March 2021

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Conflict

Prediction

Models

Risk Estimation



Can You Predict the Risk of Armed Conflict in the World? 

La Vanguardia newspaper has published an article that reports on Dr. Christopher Rauh's new model for forecasting conflict. Read More>>

Published on - Friday 26th March 2021

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Conflict

Prediction

Models

Risk Estimation



Holy Wars: Temple Desecrations in Medieval India 

Dr. Sriya Iyer's Working Paper "Holy Wars: Temple Desecrations in Medieval India" (Cambridge-INET Working Paper wp1702 and Cambridge Working Papers in Economics cwpe1705) features in an article she (with Anand Shrivastava and Rohit Ticku) has written for Ideas of India.

Published on - Monday 27th March 2017

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Conflict

Religion

Politics

Assassination



Why We Fail to Prevent Civil Wars 

Dr. Christopher Rauh and Hannes Mueller have written an article for VoxEU on "Why We Fail to Prevent Civil Wars: A Forecaster’s Perspective".

Published on - Friday 28th October 2016

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Civil Wars

Conflict




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