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Research Interests

Economics of Innovation, Venture Capital

Recent Publications

Cambridge Working Papers in Economics

Janeway, W. H., Nanda, R. and Rhodes-Kropf, M. Venture Capital Booms and Startup Financing, (2021) CWPE2147

Recent Activities

Gillette Hall PhD Funding
Gillette Hall describes how after struggling financially, Bill Janeway's philanthropic donation funded and transformed her PhD.
Published on - Tuesday 6th December 2022

The Necessity of Bubbles
Bill Janeway will give a talk on "The Necessity of Bubbles" at History Faculty, in Room 6, on Thursday 13 October 2022, from 5:15pm - 6:30pm, as part of their Economic and Social History Seminar Series
Published on - Monday 10th October 2022

Building a Prosperous Future: Diversification, Technology and Innovation Course
The Bennett Institute for Public Policy is running an Executive Education course with IMF senior economists, Dr Reda Cherif and Dr Fuad Hasanov who will discuss a technology and innovation policy to ride the energy transition and build a prosperous future. Dr William Janeway will also join the event for the final panel session. The half-day course will take place on Monday 9th May 2022, from 9.00am - 2.15pm. 
Published on - Friday 25th March 2022

The impact of philanthropy
The Janeway Institute for Economics is profiled in this month's University of Cambridge, Alumni Newsletter. The item Features quotes from William Janeway and Vasco Carvalho on their ambitions for the new Institute.
Published on - Thursday 18th November 2021

New Janeway Institute to transform economic research
Disseminating research at the frontier of economics is just one of the roles of a new research institute which will shape young minds and transform economic research. The new Weslie and William Janeway Institute for Economics will be primarily funded by Weslie and William Janeway.
Published on - Wednesday 13th October 2021

Institute for New Economic Thinking (INET)

The Cambridge-INET Institute
Cambridge-INET Management Committee Member
Cambridge-INET Advisory Board Member

Keynes Fund Affiliation

Keynes Fund Manager


MPhil F530 - Venture Capital

Dr William H Janeway

Distinguished Affiliated Professor

Research Group:
Economic History

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