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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

Venture Capital in the 21st Century - Publication Date: 2021-02-15
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.

The Master And The Prodigy - Publication Date: 2020-09-30
There is little doubt that John Maynard Keynes fundamentally shaped economics and policymaking in the twentieth century. Less appreciated is that he owes some of his central insights to a brilliant Cambridge polymath who died in 1930 at age 26. Want to know more? Read Dr. Bill Janeway’s essay.

COVID-19 is Not World War II - William H. Janeway - Publication Date: 2020-04-28
Dr. William H. Janeway's article titled "Covid 19 is not World War II" which discusses how the COVID-19 era has little in common with the US mobilization for war in the 1940s has appeared in Project Syndicate.

The (Political and Financial) Economics of Transformational Technology - Publication Date: 2019-05-29
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.

Economics at the Festival of Ideas - Publication Date: 2018-09-24
Three Faculty members will be running sessions at this years Festival of Ideas. Dr. Meredith Crowley will hold a panel discussion on "Trade Wars: Deal or No Deal", Dr. William Janeway will give a talk on "Doing Capitalism in the Innovation Economy" and Tony Cockerill will host the interactive "Running the British Economy" game.

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

Senior Teaching Associate

Research Group:
Economic History

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