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Academic Gender Gap Widens During Pandemic 

In the first weeks of the pandemic, the submission of articles to journals by women, fell dramatically more than their male counterparts. Read More>>

Published on - Wednesday 21st July 2021

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Gender

Inequalities

Women in Economics



Should Patents on Covid-19 Vaccines be Waived? 

Dr. Flavio Toxvaerd has written a new article for the Economics Observatory that looks at whether the patents on Covid-19 vaccines should be waived to allow low-income countries to produce their own doses. Read More>>

Published on - Friday 14th May 2021

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Vaccines

Patents

Inequalities



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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Vaccines

Inequalities

Development



Has the Pandemic Changed Research Culture – and is it for the better? 

Times Higher Education has quoted the research by Dr. Amano-Patiño, Dr. Faraglia, Dr. Giannitsarou and Zeina Hasna, into how the COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the inequalities for women and junior academics. Read More>>

Published on - Thursday 15th April 2021

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Gender

Inequalities

Women in Economics



Complex Interactions Between Parents and Children Summarised 

Whether a child is brought up by active or laid back parents can have a significant impact on their personality in later life, according to new research by Dr Christopher Rauh.

Published on - Monday 22nd February 2021

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Parenting

Human Capital

Inequalities

Machine Learning



Gendered Economic Impact of Coronavirus 

A new report on the gendered economic impact of the current coronvirus pandemic features Dr Christopher Rauh. It says the government risks turning the clock back on gender equality.

Published on - Tuesday 9th February 2021

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COVID-19

Gender

Inequalities

Labour Market



International Women's Day 2021 - Bridging the Gender Gap 

As part of International Women's Day, Dr. Chryssi Giannitsarou will be a guest speaker at the University College Dublin (UCD) webinar, "Bridging the gender gap: Research and responses to COVID-19". Read More>>

Published on - Friday 5th March 2021

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COVID-19

Gender

Inequalities

Women in Economics



News from the Women’s Committee - A Growing Divide 

Dr. Chryssi Giannitsarou and Sarah Smith (University of Bristol) have written an article for the Royal Economic Society, that says the COVID-19 pandemic has exposed and intensified inequalities in many areas of our life, including academic life. Read More>>

Published on - Thursday 18th February 2021

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COVID-19

Gender

Inequalities

Women in Economics



The End of Free Markets and Return of the State? - Book Event 

Cambridge-INET and the Bennett Institute for Public Policy, are holding an Online Event with Professor Diane Coyle and Martin Sandbu. Professor Coyle and Martin Sandbu have both published books exploring the economics relating to current policy questions. Join them for an enlightened conversation. The event will be chaired by Professor Michael Kenny. Please book your place on the Bennett Institute event page.

Event Date - Tuesday 24th November 2020

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Inequalities

Free Markets

Policy

State



Economic Impact From Covid 

New research appears to indicate women on average have taken a larger economic impact than men as a result of Covid. Dr Christopher Rauh has examined the characteristics of workers furloughed in the UK during the coronavirus pandemic, and has found that women were much more likely to be furloughed. The prohibition on working whilst furloughed has also been routinely ignored, especially by men.

Published on - Tuesday 13th October 2020

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COVID-19

Employment

Workers

Inequalities



Working From Home: The Polarising Workplace 

Dr Christopher Rauh, with Abi Adams-Prassl (University of Oxford), Teodora Boneva (University of Zurich) and Marta Golin (University of Oxford) have published an article for VOXeu titled "Working From Home: The Polarising Workplace". This column uses survey data from the US and the UK to demonstrate systematic variation in individuals’ ability to work from home both across and within occupations and industries.

Published on - Wednesday 9th September 2020

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COVID-19

Employment

Workers

Inequalities



COVID Economics Alumni Webinar Series 

Cambridge-INET and Dr. Meredith Crowley are hosting a series of public lectures for Cambridge Alumni. The sixth of these webinars "Inequalities in Education and Labour Market Outcomes Under COVID", will take place on Friday 19th June 2020, at 1.00pm and feature talks by Professor Anna Vignoles and Dr Christopher Rauh. Please see the Cambridge-INET COVID Economics Alumni webinar series webpage for details.

Event Date - Friday 19th June 2020

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COVID-19

Inequalities

Employment

Education




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