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The Design of Trade Agreements

Dr. Meredith Crowley spoke at the World Trade Organization's 'Updating Trade Cooperation: An Economic View' event, in Geneva on the 11th of December 2018. Dr. Crowley gave her presentation on 'Updating Economic Cooperation: Rethinking exibility tools in light of modern evidence' and you can watch her remarks on the WTO website (starts at 2 hours 22 mins). Read More>>

Published on - Wednesday 12th December 2018

Are Freeports the Future?

Dr. Meredith Crowley discusses 'freeports' and the role they might play in a post-Brexit manufacturing boom on BBC Radio 4's In Business Programme (starts at 1m 47s).

Published on - Friday 30th November 2018

Debt Sustainability: The State of the Art

Professor Giancarlo Corsetti's debt sustainability report has been published by European Parliament. The landmark report highlights three critical areas limiting the effectiveness of current Debt Sustainability Assessments – liquidity risks, contagion risks and identification of debt limits – and sets out a plan for how the European assessment system can be reformed.

Published on - Monday 26th November 2018

The European Guilds: An Economic Analysis

Professor Sheilagh Ogilvie gave the Faculty Research Seminar, presenting the research in her 2019 Princeton University Press book, where she uses economic methods to analyze an institution central to almost every economy in history – the occupational guild. Her talk was entitled ‘The European Guilds: An Economic Analysis’ and was delivered on 1 October 2018.

Published on - Monday 19th November 2018

The Economics of Religion in India Launch

Harvard University Press, the Faculty of Economics and the Cambridge-INET Institute held an event to celebrate the publication of Dr. Sriya Iyer's The Economics of Religion in India book. The event took place on 31st October 2018 in the Senior Combination Room, St Catharine’s College. See a selection of photographs from the evening.

Published on - Tuesday 13th November 2018

Fellow of the Econometric Society

The Faculty of Economics and Cambridge-INET is delighted to announce that Professor Sanjeev Goyal has been elected a Fellow of the Econometric Society.

Published on - Monday 5th November 2018

The Economics of Religion in India

Dr. Sriya Iyer was interviewed about her recently published book 'The Economics of Religion in India' by SheThePeople. The book was also featured in leading Indian business newspaper The Mint "Why Religion Steps In When the State Steps Back" Read More>>

Published on - Friday 12th October 2018

U.S. Blocks Appointments of New Judges to World Trade Organization

Dr. Meredith Crowley was interviewed on the NPR Morning Edition programme about her research with Rob Howse on the Tuna-Dolphin II dispute, in relation to President Trump's attacks on the World Trade Organization.

Published on - Wednesday 3rd October 2018

Bill Janeway Speaking at the Festival of Ideas

William H. Janeway will be speaking at the Festival of Ideas on "Doing Capitalism in the Innovation Economy" on 17th October 2018, in the St John's College, Old Divinity School, from 6.00-7.00pm.

Published on - Wednesday 17th October 2018

Dr. Meredith Crowley joins Cambridge-INET as a Coordinator

Cambridge-INET is delighted to announce that Dr. Meredith Crowley will be joining as a Coordinator for the Transmission Mechanisms and Economic Policy theme, leading research on global economic policy. Read More>>

Published on - Friday 5th October 2018

North American Free Trade Agreement

Dr. Meredith Crowley was quoted in two BBC News articles about President Donald Trump's North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) between the US, Canada and Mexico. "Donald Trump says new trade deal is 'most important ever'" and "US and Canada reach new trade deal to replace Nafta".

Published on - Tuesday 2nd October 2018

Bill Janeway to Give Three Book Talks in the US

William H. Janeway is to give three talks on his "Doing Capatalism in the Innovation Economy" book in the US, during September and October. Talks will be held at Brown University, Cambridge In America and University of Southern California. Please see for details.

Published on - Thursday 19th July 2018

The Economics of Religion in India

Dr. Sriya Iyer's new book "The Economics of Religion in India", published by Harvard University Press, has much to teach us about India and other pluralistic societies the world over, and about the power of economics to illuminate some of societies’ deepest beliefs and dynamics.

Published on - Tuesday 18th September 2018

Counting the Costs of Brexit Uncertainty

The Financial Times (subscription required) have quoted the report authored by Dr. Meredith Crowley, Oliver Exton and Lu Han in an article about the impact of Brexit on UK exports.

Published on - Monday 10th September 2018

Rebuild Macroeconomics's Sustainability Research Hub

Dr. Tiago Cavalcanti, along with Prof. Michael Grubb have joined Rebuild Macroeconomics's Sustainability Research Hub as Co-Leaders. You can read their profiles and find out about the Sustainability Research Hub on the Rebuild Macro site.

Published on - Friday 3rd August 2018

UK in a Changing Europe awarded Best Think Tank

UK in a Changing Europe has been awarded Best Think Tank covering Global Affairs in the UK by Prospect Magazine. Dr. Meredith Crowley, a Research Leader for UK in a Changing Europe, and Prof. Giancarlo Corsetti along with their co-investigator from Law, Lorand Bartels, contributed a number of policy analysis pieces that were cited as one of UK in a Changing Europe's major successes.

Published on - Wednesday 18th July 2018

United Nations High-Level Advisory Board

Prof. Giancarlo Corsetti was invited to join the newly created United Nations High-Level Advisory Board on Economic Social Affairs. The board held its inaugural meeting on July 9th and 10th 2018. Read More>>

Published on - Monday 16th July 2018

Tariff Scares Can Reduce Export Activity

Dr. Meredith Crowley was quoted in the NBC News article "Tariffs on sugar, shoes, mean higher costs for consumers". "Even the threat of a tariff - that is never followed through and imposed - can reduce export activity". Read More>>

Published on - Wednesday 13th June 2018

Injecting Chaos into Economic Policy Negotiations

Dr. Meredith Crowley was interviewed on BBC Radio 4 Today about the recent G7 meeting in Canada and President Trump's policy of injecting chaos into international economic policy negotiations. Starts at 15 minutes into programme.

Published on - Monday 11th June 2018

The Iranian Economy and Challenges Ahead

Dr. Kamiar Mohaddes gave a talk entitled "The Iranian Economy and Challenges Ahead" in the session on "Reconsidering the Economic Model" at the Iran Financial Future Summit in Brussels, on 29th of May 2018.

Published on - Sunday 3rd June 2018

Book Launch Photographs

William H. Janeway Launched the 2nd Edition of his 'Doing Capitalism in the Innovation Economy' book on Tuesday 29th May 2018 at Pembroke College, Cambridge. See photographs from the event.

Published on - Friday 1st June 2018

Reassessing the Fiscal and Monetary Framework in EMU

Professor Giancarlo Corsetti presented at the State of the Union conference, Solidarity and Union, in Florence, which was held between the 10th-12th May 2018. He spoke on "Reassessing the Fiscal and Monetary Framework in the Economic and Monetary Union (EMU)". You can watch his talk below or on the European University Institute's youtube channel. Read More>>

Published on - Wednesday 16th May 2018

Moving away from Theoretical Models

Professor Vasco Carvalho discusses how new sources of large amounts of data are providing opportunities to test previously untestable things.

Published on - Tuesday 8th May 2018

Doing Capitalism in the Innovation Economy

William H. Janeway is holding a launch event for the 2nd Edition of his book, Doing Capitalism in the Innovation Economy: Reconfiguring the Three-Player Game between Markets, Speculators and the State. On Tuesday 29th May 2018, 6.30pm, at Pembroke College, Cambridge.

Published on - Friday 4th May 2018

Final ADEMU Conference

Registration is now open for ADEMU’s final conference, which will be held at the European University Institute in Florence on 9th and 10th May 2018. Read More>>

Published on - Thursday 3rd May 2018

5 Years Cambridge-INET

Cambridge-INET is hosting a series of high profile events to mark the 5th anniversary of the Cambridge Institute for New Economic Thinking. Read More>>

Published on - Tuesday 1st May 2018

Integration and Diversity

Professor Sanjeev Goyal holds the Ganshof van der Meersch Chair for 2017-2018. He will deliver a series of public lectures in Brussels on April 23-26, 2018. The opening lecture will be "Integration and Diversity", on Monday 23 April at 6pm at Institute of European Studies (IEE), Brussels.

Published on - Wednesday 18th April 2018

When is Debt a Drag on Economic Growth?

Dr. Kamiar Mohaddes's column "When is debt a drag on economic growth?" was published on the ERF Policy Portal. Click through to read his column on the ERF forum. Read More>>

Published on - Thursday 5th April 2018

Anil Ari "Sovereign Risk and Bank Risk-Taking"

Former PhD student Anil Ari (currently at International Monetary Fund) will present his paper "Sovereign Risk and Bank Risk-Taking" at the NBER International Finance and Macroeconomic Meeting, in Cambridge MA, March 8th-9th 2018.

Published on - Monday 5th March 2018

Dr. Crowley Discusses Research Findings on BBC World Service

Dr. Meredith Crowley discussed the findings of the paper "Markups and Markets: A New Empirical Framework and Evidence on Exporters from China" (joint with Giancarlo Corsetti, Lu Han and Huasheng Song) in an interview with Fergus Nicoll of BBC World Service Business Matters. Read More>>

Published on - Monday 26th March 2018

Prof. Giancarlo Corsetti to give Deutsche Bundesbank and IMF Keynote Speeches

Prof. Giancarlo Corsetti has two Keynote Speeches this week. At the Deutsche Bundesbank's "Fiscal Policy in EMU – The Way Ahead", in Frankfurt and the IMF Conference "Many Objectives or Too Few Instruments?" in Washington DC. Read More>>

Published on - Wednesday 21st March 2018

Postgraduate Students to present at the 26th CEPR ESSIM Event

Former PhD student, Jasmine Xiao (Assistant Professor of Economics, Notre Dame) and current PhD student Lidia Smitkova will both present their work at the 26th CEPR European Summer Symposium in International Macroeconomics (ESSIM) 2018, in Oslo. The symposium will take place between 22nd - 25th May 2018.

Published on - Wednesday 21st February 2018

Dr. Crowley talks Brexit on BBC Radio 4

Dr. Meredith Crowley and Gerard Lyons debate Brexit on BBC Radio 4 The World at One Programme. The Brexit segment starts at 19:29.

Published on - Friday 26th January 2018

Dr. Crowley to speak at Danish Institute for International Studies

Dr. Meredith Crowley is speaking on "Globalisation at a Crossroads" at the Danish Institute for International Studies in Copenhagen on 10 January 2018. Watch all the talks from the event on the DIIS website.

Published on - Wednesday 3rd January 2018