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COVID-19 is Not World War II - William H. Janeway

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.

Published on: Tuesday 28th April 2020

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COVID-19

Economic History

US


Ogilvie Public Lecture in Amsterdam

Professor Sheilagh Ogilvie will give a public lecture on 19 November 2019 on “How Do Bad Institutions Survive? European Guilds, c. 1000 – c. 1880”. The lecture is hosted by the Amsterdam Centre for Urban History and will be held at Oost Indisch Huis, the seventeenth-century headquarters of the Dutch East India Company.

Published on: Tuesday 12th November 2019

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European Guilds

Economic History

Institutions

Women in Economics


Guilds and Inclusiveness Keynote

Professor Sheilagh Ogilvie will give the opening keynote lecture on 19th September 2019 at the annual conference of the World Interdisciplinary Network for Institutional Research (WINIR). The theme of the conference is "Institutions for Inclusive Societies". Sheilagh's lecture is on "Guilds and Inclusiveness", drawing on the findings of her recent book, The European Guilds: An Economic Analysis.

Published on: Wednesday 18th September 2019

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European Guilds

Economic History

Women in Economics


The European Guilds - Tides of History Podcast

Professor Sheilagh Ogilvie has recorded a podcast on her book, The European Guilds, for Tides of History, an online documentary program dedicated to exploring how history helps us understand our world and how it got to be the way it is. You can listen to Sheilagh’s podcast here.

Published on: Monday 27th May 2019

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European Guilds

Economic History

Women in Economics


The Economic Consequences of the Peace Blog

To celebrate the centenary of "The Economic Consequences of the Peace" by John Maynard Keynes, the Marshall Library has been publishing a series of blogs about the publication, reception and reaction to Keynes's famous book. The latest post "Standing Room Only" discusses how Keynes gave themed lectures on the topic of the Peace shortly after writing the book.

Published on: Wednesday 4th September 2019

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Keynes

Post-war

Economic History

Economy


The Centenary Conference on Keynes’s Economic Consequences of the Peace

Cambridge-INET is proud to announce a major conference on Keynes’s 1919 book. The book is celebrated as a brilliant piece of advocacy by one of the 20th century’s pre-eminent economists. This distinguished event will take place at King’s College, Cambridge, on September 9th-10th 2019. See the event website for more details.

Event Date: Monday 9th September 2019 - Tuesday 10th September 2019

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Keynes

Post-war

Economic History

Economy

Theme: transmission


The European Guilds Book Launch

Princeton University Press, the Faculty of Economics and the Cambridge-INET Institute held an event to celebrate the publication of Professor Sheilagh Ogilvie's The European Guilds: An Economic Analysis book. The event took place on 14th March 2019 in the Old Combination Room, Trinity College. See a selection of photographs from the evening.

Published on: Thursday 28th March 2019

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Economic History

European Guilds

Women in Economics


Book Launch - The European Guilds, by Sheilagh Ogilvie

Cambridge-INET is holding a launch event for Professor Sheilagh Ogilvie’s book, “The European Guilds: An Economic Analysis”. The launch takes place on 14 March 2019, 5.30-7.00 pm, in the Old Combination Room, Trinity College, Cambridge. Please register your interest here.

Event Date: Thursday 14th March 2019

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Economic History

European Guilds

Women in Economics

Theme: networks


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

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Economic History

European Guilds

Women in Economics


Financial Crises: Lessons from History

A Symposium in Economics and History with Michael Bordo, Barry Eichengreen and Solomus Solomou. Held at Trinity College on 7th May, 2.00pm - 5.00pm

Event Date: Thursday 7th May 2015

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Finance

Economic History

Theme: transmission


Economics and Policy in a Historical Mirror: The 'Thirties and the Noughties'

A debate around the latest book by Professor Barry Eichengreen. 15th April 2015 - King's, College, Cambridge.

Event Date: Wednesday 15th April 2015

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Policy

Economic History

Theme: none


Workshop on Networks, Institutions, and Economic History

Workshop on Networks, Institutions, and Economic History, 29 June - 1 July at Madingley Hall.

Event Date: Tuesday 1st July 2014

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Networks

Economic History

Theme: networks


Eight New Postdoctoral Fellows Appointed

We are pleased to announce that Cambridge-INET has just appointed eight new Postdoctoral Fellows

Published on: Friday 28th February 2014

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Macroeconomics

Microeconomics

Finance

Economic History