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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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Cambridge’s Economics and Econometrics recognised in REF 2021 

The results from the latest Research Excellence Framework (REF) have highlighted the global impact of the University of Cambridge’s research in the field of economics, with an acknowledgement of the world leading quality of our overall research submission marked by both an increase in GPA, and an increase in the percentage of the submission scored as ‘world leading’.

Published on - Thursday 12th May 2022

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Central Banks

Debt Crises

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Post-Brexit



Decentralized Finance and ESG Panel - Video 

Watch the video of the "Decentralized Finance and ESG: Better or Worse?" Panel event, featuring Roger W. Ferguson, Jr., Annette L. Nazareth, Lin Peng and Wei Xiong. Read More>>

Published on - Tuesday 7th June 2022

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Decentralized Finance and ESG: Better or Worse? 

The Janeway Institute, The Keynes Fund and The Faculty of Economics are co-organising a panel event, "Decentralized Finance and ESG: Better or Worse?". The event will be held on Wednesday 18th May at 5pm-6.30pm BST (UK), in the Bradfield Room, Darwin College, University of Cambridge and livestreamed. Please register your interest asap.

Event Date - Wednesday 18th May 2022

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Environment



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

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Climate finance: it’ll be cheaper in the long run if poorer countries receive it as a matter of urgency 

Dr. Kamiar Mohaddes has written a joint article for The Conversation, that says climate change will shrink the economies of rich, poor, hot and cold countries alike. Read More>>

Published on - Tuesday 9th November 2021

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Climate Change

Climate Finance

Environment

Global Economy



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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Biodiversity

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UK’s cut to overseas family planning aid ‘very disappointing’ 

Professor Sir Partha Dasgupta is quoted regarding his review into the “economics of biodiversity”. Read More>>

Published on - Tuesday 7th September 2021

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Biodiversity

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Aid



The Economics of Biodiversity: The Dasgupta Review Launch Speech 

Read the expanded version of the speech delivered by Professor Sir Partha Dasgupta at the launch of his independent global Review, commissioned by HM Treasury. Read More>>

Published on - Tuesday 13th July 2021

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Biodiversity

Climate Change

Environment

Natural Assets



Sustainable Earth 

Further coverage of Professor Sir Partha Dasgupta discussing the need for new economic approaches to preserving the biosphere. Read More>>

Published on - Tuesday 15th June 2021

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Biodiversity

Climate Change

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Agriculture



Planet Needs a World Bank for Natural Assets 

Professor Sir Partha Dasgupta is calling for a body to protect shared resources such as oceans and air. Read More>>

Published on - Thursday 10th June 2021

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Biodiversity

Climate Change

Environment

Natural Assets



How Supply Chain Disruptions Led to a Wide Economic Impact of 2011 Japan Earthquake  

Supply chains can render localized environmental disasters into a much larger economy-wide downturn, according to Professor Carvalho at the Faculty of Economics.

Published on - Monday 15th March 2021

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Economic Downturn

Environment

Natural Disasters

Supply Chains



Discussion of Dasgupta Review findings 

Sajid Javid MP and the Faculty’s Professor Sir Dasgupta will discuss the review, its key findings and next steps, in an event organised by the Harvard Kennedy School. Read More>>

Published on - Monday 15th March 2021

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Biodiversity

Climate Change

Environment

Policy



Is There a More Climate-Friendly Way to Assess the State of Our Economies? 

Professor Sir Partha Dasgupta was interviewed by Channel 4 News about the findings of his independent report into the Economics of Biodiversity and if there is another way, other than GDP, to measure if economies are doing well. Read More>>

Published on - Monday 8th March 2021

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Biodiversity

Climate Change

Environment

Economic Growth



Call to Transform Economics to Halt Natural World Destruction 

Nations will have to rethink economic growth as a measure of success if they want to make good on pledges to halt the destruction of the natural world, according to a report co-authored by Prof Dasgupta.

Published on - Tuesday 2nd February 2021

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Biodiversity

Climate Change

Environment

Economic Growth



Full details of the Dasgupta Review 

Cambridge University News has detailed feature on the independent review on the economics of biodiversity, produced by Emeritus Professor Sir Partha Dasgupta from the Faculty of Economics, University of Cambridge. Read More>>

Published on - Thursday 4th February 2021

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Biodiversity

Climate Change

Environment



Biodiversity and Ecosystems 

Professor Sir Partha Dasgupta gave an interview to the House of Commons, Environment Audit Committee about the findings of his forthcoming independent report into the Economics of Biodiversity. Professor Dasgupta's report will be published early in 2021. Read More>>

Published on - Monday 14th December 2020

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Biodiversity

Climate Change

Environment



Climate Change and the Economics of Biodiversity 

Professor Sir Partha Dasgupta was among the panel of leading scientists, academics, businesspeople and activists for the BBC World Service - World Questions programme. The panel discussed the environment and what we can do to help it. Professor Dasgupta's interim report of his independent global review on the Economics of Biodiversity was published by the HM Treasury in April 2020. Read More>>

Published on - Monday 16th November 2020

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Biodiversity

Climate Change

Environment



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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