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Tight Race in US Election 2020 Forecast 

A new method of forecasting the US presidential race appears to show the Democrats will win the popular vote. The forecast is tight, but indicates voters have a short memory of seismic economic events over the past few years. Emeritus Professor Hashem Pesaran explains why his model would have also forecast the U.S. Presidential election of 2016 which caught many by surprise.

Published on - Friday 23rd October 2020

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Heterogeneity and Monetary Policy after COVID-19 Mini Conference 

Cambridge-INET, the Centre for Macroeconomics and the Faculty of Economics are holding a mini conference on "Heterogeneity and Monetary Policy after COVID-19". Organised by Professor Giancarlo Corsetti and Lukas Freund, the mini conference will feature talks from Corina Boar (NYU) Benjamin Moll (LSE) and Marco Del Negro (NY Fed). It will take place on Tuesday 3rd November 2020, 2:00pm-5:00pm GMT (UK) and will be held online. See the event page for more details.

Published on - Thursday 15th October 2020

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COVID-19



The Heterogeneous Transmission of ECB Policies in a Post-COVID Europe 

Professor Giancarlo Corsetti, Joao B. Duarte (Nova School of Business and Economics) and Samuel Mann (IMF) have published an article for VOXeu titled "The Heterogeneous Transmission of ECB Policies: Lessons for a Post-COVID Europe". This column suggests that the disruption to market integration brought about by the COVID-19 crisis may create further challenges to conducting monetary policy in the euro area.

Published on - Friday 7th August 2020

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Europe

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Heterogeneity in Macroeconomics 

Cambridge-INET is hosting the Heterogeneity in Macroeconomics a Decade after the Crisis event on the 4th and 5th of May 2018, between 9.00am and 5.00pm each day, in Jesus College, Cambridge.

Event Date - Friday 4th May 2018 - Saturday 5th May 2018

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Heterogeneity

Macroeconomics

Women in Economics



Mini Conference on Heterogeneous Agents and Macroeconomic Modelling 

The Heterogeneous Agent Model Mini Conference will take place onTuesday 10th May 2016 in the New Combination Room, Corpus Christi College.

Event Date - Tuesday 10th May 2016

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Macroeconomics

Heterogeneity

Modelling




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