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Religion in India: Tolerance and Segregation

A new report from the Pew Research Center analyses religious change and its impact on societies around the world.

Published on: Wednesday 30th June 2021

Tags:

Religion

India

Development

Women in Economics


How Does the Market for Vaccines Work?

Dr. Flavio Toxvaerd and Anthony McDonnell (Center for Global Development), have written a new article for the Economics Observatory that discusses the inequalities of vaccine development.

Published on: Thursday 13th May 2021

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COVID-19

Vaccines

Inequalities

Development


The Effect of Climate Change on Sovereign Creditworthiness

Dr. Kamiar Mohaddes's paper on climate change and sovereign credit ratings, has been covered by New York Times in the article "How Debt and Climate Change Pose ‘Systemic Risk’ to World Economy".

Published on: Thursday 8th April 2021

Tags:

Climate Change

Development

Credit Rating

Global Capital


Rising Temperatures, Melting Ratings

Dr. Kamiar Mohaddes has published an article for VOXeu that looks at sovereign credit ratings and climate-driven downgrades.

Published on: Thursday 25th March 2021

Tags:

Climate Change

Development

Credit Rating

Global Capital


Smart Sovereign Credit Ratings & Global Warming Downgrades

Dr. Kamiar Mohaddes's paper "Rising Temperatures, Falling Ratings: The Effect of Climate Change on Sovereign Creditworthiness", has been quoted in various news outlets.

Published on: Friday 19th March 2021

Tags:

Climate Change

Development

Credit Rating

Global Capital


Ideas of India Podcast

Dr Sriya Iyer was interviewed by Dr Shruti Rajagopalan for the Ideas of India podcast (Mercatus Center, Washington DC). They spoke about Dr Iyer's "The Economics of Religion" book and the links between economics and religion in India and the rise of Hindu nationalism. You can read and listen to the interview on the Mercatus Discourse website.

Published on: Thursday 1st October 2020

Tags:

Religion

India

Development

Women in Economics


Economics of Religion in India - DFID Video

Dr. Sriya Iyer was invited by the Chief Economist's Office at the UK Department for International Development (DFID) to give a talk on her research on the economics of religion in India. The talk took place on the 9th March 2020 in London and before the talk Anna Rudge (a Senior Economic Adviser to the Chief Economist), conducted a 3-minute interview with Dr. Iyer on her main research findings.

Published on: Wednesday 11th March 2020

Tags:

Religion

India

Development

Women in Economics


Faculty Articles Recommended for Undergraduate Teaching

Professor Vasco M. Carvalho, Professor Sheilagh Ogilvie and Professor Sir Partha Dasgupta have all had papers submitted to the Journal of Economic Perspectives, by fellow Professor's, as articles that have found useful to support teaching.

Published on: Tuesday 24th September 2019

Tags:

Networks

Environment

Energy

Development

Theme: transmission


An Evening of Lectures on Indian Development

Cambridge-INET are hosting two Lectures delivered by Lord Nicholas Stern, Himanshu and Bina Agarwal, with closing remarks by Professor Sir Partha Dasgupta on Tuesday 13th November between 5.00pm - 7.30 pm in The Bateman Room, Gonville & Caius College, Cambridge.

Event Date: Tuesday 13th November 2018

Tags:

India

Development

Theme: networks


Workshop on Firms in Development

Cambridge INET and St John's College will be holding a Workshop on Firms in Development on 11th - 12th June 2018 in the Lightfoot Room, St John's College, Cambridge. Please register your interest.

Event Date: Monday 11th June 2018 - Tuesday 12th June 2018

Tags:

Firms

Development

Theme: networks


The Economic Development of India Workshop

"An interdisciplinary workshop on the economic development of India will be held in Trinity Hall, Cambridge, on 26-27 June 2015. The aim is to encourage discussion across economics, history and related disciplines that is accessible to a wide audience.

Event Date: Friday 26th June 2015

Tags:

Development

India

Theme: networks