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Southern India Leads the Way to Tolerance 

The Wall Street Journal has picked up on the latest report from the Pew Research Center, which features expert advice from Dr. Sriya Iyer. Read More>>

Published on - Monday 12th July 2021

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Religion

India

Diversity

Women in Economics



Religion in India: Tolerance and Segregation 

A new report from the Pew Research Center analyses religious change and its impact on societies around the world. Read More>>

Published on - Wednesday 30th June 2021

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Religion

India

Development

Women in Economics



The Trouble Does Not Come To One: What the Tragedy in India Teaches Other Countries 

Dr. Flavio Toxvaerd was interviewed for the Russian newspaper Izvestia about the increase in world wide COVID-19 cases. Read More>>

Published on - Sunday 2nd May 2021

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COVID-19

Vaccines

India

Pandemic



What COVID-19 Shows is That the Global Economy is Not Very Resilient 

Dr. Kamiar Mohaddes was interviewed by the Times of India about his recent study on the economic consequences of Covid-19. Dr Mohaddes spoke about the direct and indirect effects of this, within the interconnected global economy and how climate change could also be hit severely by it. Read More>>

Published on - Friday 4th December 2020

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COVID-19

Global Economy

Climate Change

India



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



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



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



The Economics of Religion in India Launch 

Harvard University Press, the Faculty of Economics and the Cambridge-INET Institute held an event to celebrate the publication of Dr. Sriya Iyer's The Economics of Religion in India book. The event took place on 31st October 2018 in the Senior Combination Room, St Catharine’s College. See a selection of photographs from the evening.

Published on - Tuesday 13th November 2018

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India

Religion

Women in Economics



The Economics of Religion in India 

Dr. Sriya Iyer was interviewed about her recently published book 'The Economics of Religion in India' by SheThePeople. The book was also featured in leading Indian business newspaper The Mint "Why Religion Steps In When the State Steps Back" Read More>>

Published on - Friday 12th October 2018

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India

Religion

Women in Economics



The Economics of Religion in India Book Launch 

Harvard University Press, the Faculty of Economics and the Cambridge-INET Institute are holding an event to celebrate the publication of Dr. Sriya Iyer's The Economics of Religion in India book. The event will take place on 31st October 2018 in the Senior Combination Room, St Catharine’s College.

Event Date - Wednesday 31st October 2018

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India

Religion

Women in Economics



The Economics of Religion in India  

Dr. Sriya Iyer's new book "The Economics of Religion in India", published by Harvard University Press, has much to teach us about India and other pluralistic societies the world over, and about the power of economics to illuminate some of societies’ deepest beliefs and dynamics.

Published on - Tuesday 18th September 2018

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India

Religion

Women in Economics



The Economics of Religion in India 

Dr. Sriya Iyer recently gave the Faculty Research Seminar based on the research in her 2018 Harvard University Press book, where she uses economic methods to study religion. Her talk was titled 'The Economics of Religion in India' and delivered on 23 April 2018.

Published on - Tuesday 1st May 2018

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Women in Economics

Religion

India



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



Dr. Rohit Lamba - India, Leverage and Capital Adequacy Article 

Dr Rohit Lamba & Arvind Subramanian have had an article on "Why India should focus on Leverage and not just Capital Adequacy" published in India's Business Standard.

Published on - Friday 8th May 2015

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India

Banking

Stability



Dr. Rohit Lamba - Five Questions on India's Credit 

Cambridge-INET Postdoctoral Fellow, Dr Rohit Lamba has had an article on "Five Questions on India's Credit" published in the Indian Business Standard. In which Dr Lamba, along with Sutirtha Roy & Arvind Subramanian, argue that India's credit and banking are neither too big nor too small. Read More>>

Published on - Thursday 9th April 2015

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India

Banking

Credit




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