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How Does the Market for Vaccines Work? 

Dr. Flavio Toxvaerd and Anthony McDonnell (Center for Global Development), have written a new article for the Economics Observatory that discusses the inequalities of vaccine development. Read More>>

Published on - Thursday 13th May 2021

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Inequalities

Development



Bringing Production Back into Development - Launch Event 

Dr. Ha-Joon Chang is the co-editor for a special issue of the European Journal of Development Research journal. Read More>>

Published on - Friday 16th April 2021

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Development

Production

Innovation



The Effect of Climate Change on Sovereign Creditworthiness 

Dr. Kamiar Mohaddes's paper on climate change and sovereign credit ratings, has been covered by New York Times in the article "How Debt and Climate Change Pose ‘Systemic Risk’ to World Economy". Read More>>

Published on - Thursday 8th April 2021

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Climate Change

Development

Credit Rating

Global Capital



Rising Temperatures, Melting Ratings 

Dr. Kamiar Mohaddes has published an article for VOXeu that looks at sovereign credit ratings and climate-driven downgrades. Read More>>

Published on - Thursday 25th March 2021

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Climate Change

Development

Credit Rating

Global Capital



Smart Sovereign Credit Ratings & Global Warming Downgrades 

Dr. Kamiar Mohaddes's paper "Rising Temperatures, Falling Ratings: The Effect of Climate Change on Sovereign Creditworthiness", has been quoted in various news outlets. Read More>>

Published on - Friday 19th March 2021

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Climate Change

Development

Credit Rating

Global Capital



Smart Sovereign Credit Ratings Suggest Global Warming Downgrades 

The first sovereign credit rating to directly include climate science shows that many national economies can expect downgrades to occur within a decade unless action is taken to reduce emissions.

Published on - Thursday 18th March 2021

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Climate Change

Development

Credit Rating

Global Capital



Making Economic Sense of Religion 

Dr. Sriya Iyer was interviewed for The Review of Religions magazine, where they asked her about the economics of religion, why she thinks religion matters to economics, and if religion and happiness are correlated. Read More>>

Published on - Sunday 14th March 2021

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Religion

Health

Development

Women in Economics



Ideas of India Podcast 

Dr Sriya Iyer was interviewed by Dr Shruti Rajagopalan for the Ideas of India podcast (Mercatus Center, Washington DC). They spoke about Dr Iyer's "The Economics of Religion" book and the links between economics and religion in India and the rise of Hindu nationalism. You can read and listen to the interview on the Mercatus Discourse website. Read More>>

Published on - Thursday 1st October 2020

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Religion

India

Development

Women in Economics



The Economics of Biodiversity 

Professor Sir Partha Dasgupta will be talking to Minouche Shafik (LSE Director) about his research into "The Economics of Biodiversity". The virtual event will take place on Thursday 7th May 2020 1.00pm to 2.00pm and is hosted by the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment. Please see the LSE event page for details and to register your interest.

Published on - Wednesday 6th May 2020

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Biodiversity

Development

Economic Growth

Climate Change



Economics of Biodiversity 

Professor Sir Partha Dasgupta's interim report of his independant global review on the Economics of Biodiversity has been published by the HM Treasury. The Review was commissioned last year by HM Treasury and is supported by an Advisory Panel drawn from public policy, science, economics, finance and business.

Published on - Friday 1st May 2020

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Biodiversity

Development

Economic Growth

Climate Change



Economics of Religion in India - DFID Video 

Dr. Sriya Iyer was invited by the Chief Economist's Office at the UK Department for International Development (DFID) to give a talk on her research on the economics of religion in India. The talk took place on the 9th March 2020 in London and before the talk Anna Rudge (a Senior Economic Adviser to the Chief Economist), conducted a 3-minute interview with Dr. Iyer on her main research findings. Read More>>

Published on - Wednesday 11th March 2020

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Religion

India

Development

Women in Economics



Putting a Dollar Value on Biodiversity 

Professor Sir Partha Dasgupta was interviewed by Radio New Zealand about his research into biodiversity, particularly his Review of the Economics of Biodiversity and his pioneering work into Inclusive Wealth Index, that aims to puts a monetary value on natural resources. Read More>>

Published on - Tuesday 18th February 2020

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Biodiversity

Development

Economic Growth

Climate Change



Faculty Articles Recommended for Undergraduate Teaching 

Professor Vasco M. Carvalho, Professor Sheilagh Ogilvie and Professor Sir Partha Dasgupta have all had papers submitted to the Journal of Economic Perspectives, by fellow Professor's, as articles that have found useful to support teaching.

Published on - Tuesday 24th September 2019

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Networks

Environment

Energy

Development



How to Conceptualise Financialisation in Developing and Emerging Economies? 

Cambridge Political Economy Society are holding a workshop on "How to Conceptualise Financialisation in Developing and Emerging Economies?" on the 13th and 14th of December 2018 at Girton College, University of Cambridge. See the full programme on the CPES website.

Event Date - Thursday 13th December 2018 - Friday 14th December 2018

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Development

Women in Economics



An Evening of Lectures on Indian Development 

Cambridge-INET are hosting two Lectures delivered by Lord Nicholas Stern, Himanshu and Bina Agarwal, with closing remarks by Professor Sir Partha Dasgupta on Tuesday 13th November between 5.00pm - 7.30 pm in The Bateman Room, Gonville & Caius College, Cambridge.

Event Date - Tuesday 13th November 2018

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India

Development



UN Committee for Development Policy 

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. Read More>>

Published on - Tuesday 25th September 2018

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UN

Development

Social



Workshop on Firms in Development 

Cambridge INET and St John's College will be holding a Workshop on Firms in Development on 11th - 12th June 2018 in the Lightfoot Room, St John's College, Cambridge. Please register your interest.

Event Date - Monday 11th June 2018 - Tuesday 12th June 2018

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Firms

Development



Partha and Aisha Dasgupta in Conversation 

How Many People Can Earth Support In Comfort? Partha Dasgupta and Aisha Dasgupta spoke at an 'in conversation' event organised by Weidenfeld-Hoffmann Scholarships and Leadership Programme in Oxford. You can read about the event and watch a video of their conversation on the Weidenfeld-Hoffmann Trust website.

Published on - Friday 15th December 2017

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Development

Globalisation



The Economic Development of India Workshop 

"An interdisciplinary workshop on the economic development of India will be held in Trinity Hall, Cambridge, on 26-27 June 2015. The aim is to encourage discussion across economics, history and related disciplines that is accessible to a wide audience.

Event Date - Friday 26th June 2015

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Development

India




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