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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

The impact of philanthropy - Publication Date: 2021-11-18
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.

New Janeway Institute to transform economic research - Publication Date: 2021-10-13
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.

The VC Effect: The Right Tech at the Right Time? - Publication Date: 2021-07-05
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.

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.

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

Affiliated Faculty Member

Research Group:
Economic History

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