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The VC Effect: The Right Tech at the Right Time? 

William Janeway researches the relationship between venture capital booms and startups. He examines the way they are related to but also distinct from macroeconomic business cycles and stock market fluctuations.

Published on - Monday 5th July 2021

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Venture Capital

Innovation

Startups

Technology



Why Has It Taken So Long To Take Climate Change Seriously? 

Dr. Kamiar Mohaddes took part in a Climate Change panel discussion event on 28th March 2021, as part of the University's Cambridge Festival. Read More>>

Published on - Wednesday 7th April 2021

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Climate Change

Policy

Technology

Tipping Point



Venture Capital in the 21st Century 

Dr William H Janeway, an affiliated member of the Faculty of Economics, has launched a new video series that explores economic growth and development through technological innovation.

Published on - Monday 15th February 2021

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Capitalism

Economic Growth

Technology

Venture Capital



Nobel Prize for Economist Who Gave Marshall Lecture 

Paul Milgrom and Robert Wilson have been honoured with the Nobel prize for economics for their work on auction theory. Professor Milgrom visited the Faculty of Economics to give the Marshall Lecture in 2019, when he explained how the tools of game theory were applied to auctions. Dr Matthew Elliott looks at his work, that was instrumental in getting governments to use auctions instead of procurement, and how those auctions have enabled governments to raise revenue around the world.

Published on - Monday 19th October 2020

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Markets

Game Theory

Applied Economics

Technology



The (Political and Financial) Economics of Transformational Technology 

Bill Janeway will give a talk on "The (Political and Financial) Economics of Transformational Technology" at Wolfson College, Cambridge, on Wednesday 5th June 2019, from 6.00pm - 7.15pm. Please book a place.

Event Date - Wednesday 5th June 2019

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Political Economics

Financial Economics

Transformation

Technology




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