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What is ‘the Cambridge difference’ in teaching economics? 

Professor Tiago Cavalcanti explains what matters is studying economic problems and their issues, plus additional training in political philosophy. Read More>>

Published on - Thursday 10th February 2022

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Education

Philosophy

Politics

Teaching



Bracken Bower Prize 2021 Winners 

Ines Lee and Eileen Tipoe have won the £15,000 Bracken Bower Prize with their proposal for a book about the future of higher education, Failing the Class. Read More>>

Published on - Wednesday 8th December 2021

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Education

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Women in Economics



Cambridge Economics Alumni Webinar Series: Exploring the Impact of Income and Political Inequality 

In this webinar, Professor Eric French (Montague Burton Professor of Industrial Relations and Labour Economics) explored the persistence of income inequality across generations. He was joined by Dr Toke Aidt (Reader in Economics and Director of the Keynes Fund) who examined the remarkable increase in the fraction of people in England feeling affiliated to ‘no party’. Read More>>

Event Date - Thursday 4th November 2021

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Income

Politics

Inequality



Workshop on the Political Economy of Wars and Political Transitions 

The Faculty of Economics, Brtish Academy, Université libre de Bruxelles and University of Paris-Saclay are sponsoring a workshop on the Political Economy of Wars and Political Transitions. The event, organised by Dr. Toke Aidt, Dr. Jean Lacroix and Prof. Pierre-Guillaume Méon, will be held online, on the 1st & 2nd September 2021. See the event page for details.

Event Date - Wednesday 1st September 2021 - Thursday 2nd September 2021

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Conflict

Politics

Political Economics

Political Regimes



COVID Economics Alumni Webinar Series 

Cambridge-INET and Dr. Meredith Crowley are hosting a series of public lectures for Cambridge Alumni. The second of these webinars "Social capital, political leadership and COVID", will take place on Friday 22nd May 2020, at 1.00pm and feature talks by Professor Diane Coyle and Dr Tiago Cavalcanti. Please see the Cambridge-INET COVID Economics Alumni webinar series webpage for details.

Event Date - Friday 22nd May 2020

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COVID-19

Social Capital

Politics

Healthcare



Welcome to Professor Leonardo Felli 

The Faculty of Economics is delighted to welcome Professor Leonardo Felli to his position as the Chair of the Faculty. Prof. Felli joins us from University of Edinburgh, where he was Professor of Economics and the Head of the School of Economics, and, before that, he was Professor of Economics and the Head of the Department of Economics at LSE. Read More>>

Published on - Wednesday 30th October 2019

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Contract Theory

Politics

Organisations



Holy Wars: Temple Desecrations in Medieval India 

Dr. Sriya Iyer's Working Paper "Holy Wars: Temple Desecrations in Medieval India" (Cambridge-INET Working Paper wp1702 and Cambridge Working Papers in Economics cwpe1705) features in an article she (with Anand Shrivastava and Rohit Ticku) has written for Ideas of India.

Published on - Monday 27th March 2017

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Conflict

Religion

Politics

Assassination




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