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Research Interests

Labour Economics, Political Economy


Published Papers

Mueller, H. and Rauh, C. Using Past Violence and Current News to Predict Changes in Violence, (2022) International Interactions
Mueller, H. and Rauh, C. The Hard Problem of Prediction for Conflict Prevention, (2022) Journal of the European Economic Association, forthcoming
Ramachandran, R. and Rauh, C. The Imperium of the Colonial Tongue? Evidence on Language Policy Preferences in Zambia, (2022) Journal of African Economies, 1-29
Adams-Prassl, A., Boneva, T., Golin, M. and Rauh, C. The Impact of the Coronavirus Lockdown on Mental Health: Evidence from the United States, (2022) Economic Policy
Adams-Prassl, A., Boneva, T., Golin, M. and Rauh, C. Work Tasks That Can Be Done From Home: Evidence on Variation Within and Across Occupations and Industries, (2022) Labour Economics, 74

Cambridge Working Papers in Economics

Boneva, T., Golin, M., Kaufmann, K., Rauh, C. Beliefs About Maternal Labor Supply, (2022) CWPE2270
Golin, M., Rauh, C. The Impact of Fear of Automation, (2022) CWPE2269
Cavalcanti, T., Iyer, S., Rauh, C., Roerig, C. and Vaziri, M. A City of God: Afterlife Beliefs and Job Support in Brazil, (2022) CWPE2268
Mueller, H., Rauh, C. Building Bridges to Peace: A Quantitative Evaluation of Power-Sharing Agreements, (2022) CWPE2261
Fetzer, T., Rauh, C. Quantifying Excess Mortality Among Non COVID-19 Patients in Healthcare Settings, (2022) CWPE2252

Research Activities

Why health-care services are in chaos everywhere
Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Economics Christopher Rauh's research has been featured in the Economist Magazine.
Published on - Wednesday 18th January 2023

Keynes Fund Celebrates 10 years
A decade of the Keynes Fund was celebrated with their nineth annual Research Day. Which featured a diverse collection of research papers presented, from funded projects.
Published on - Tuesday 6th December 2022

Research indicates for every 30 Covid deaths, one extra person dies
New research by Professor Christopher Rauh has discovered that there was at least one additional preventable death among hospital patients for every 30 deaths that can be linked to the recent pandemic.
Published on - Tuesday 1st November 2022

Using machine learning to study parenting styles
Dr. Christopher Rauh and Laëtitia Renée (Université de Montréal) have published an article for VOXeu that uses unsupervised machine learning to measure parenting styles applied to a panel of Canadian children from age five months to just over two years.
Published on - Monday 11th July 2022

Dynamic early warning of conflict
The Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office now has access to a forecast and costing model which uses machine learning and newspaper text to predict outbreaks and intensity of internal armed conflict.
Published on - Monday 20th June 2022

Press Articles

Bloomberg: Incarceration, unemployment, and the black–white marriage gap in the US
Voxeu: Incarceration, unemployment, and the black–white marriage gap in the US
Forbes: Parental Beliefs about Returns to Different Types of Investments in School Children
Evening Standard: Parental Beliefs about Returns to Different Types of Investments in School Children

Keynes Fund Sponsored Projects

Rauh, C., The Impact of Automation and Fears of Job Displacement on Political Preferences (JHUQ)
Rauh, C. and Mueller, H., The Economic Consequences of Conflict Risk (JHVO)

COVID-19 Economic Research

Special Features: COVID-19 and the Effect on Workers
Work Tasks That Can Be Done From Home


PIIB Paper 6 - Lent - Introduction to Corporate Finance
MPhil - E100 Microeconomics
MPhil - S301 Applied Econometrics
MPhil F300 - Corporate Finance

PhD Students


Vivek Roy-Chowdhury
PhD Title:
Research: Applied microeconomics; behavioural economics

Christopher Rauh

Professor of Economics and Data Science

Research Group:
Empirical Microeconomics

CV: Curriculum Vitae

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