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Post-Pandemic Debt Sustainability in the EU/Euro Area

Professor Giancarlo Corsetti and Lorenzo Codogno (Visiting Professor in Practice, LSE) have published an article for VOXeu titled "Post-Pandemic Debt Sustainability in the EU/Euro Area: This Time May (and should) Be Different". This column suggests that the implementation of The EU Recovery Plan could give a substantial boost to the economy and fiscal revenues under very conservative assumptions on multipliers.

Published on: Friday 18th September 2020

Tags:

COVID-19

Debt

Economy

EU

Theme: transmission


D-DebtCon Webinar

Prof. Giancarlo Corsetti will be speaking at the D-DebtCon Webinar entitled ‘Sovereign Debt in the European Union’ on 8 September 2020 at 3.30PM CEST on ‘Debt Crises Fast and Slow’. See the Programme and Registration details.

Published on: Tuesday 1st September 2020

Tags:

COVID-19

Economy

Policy

Debt


Behaviour and Mandatory Face Masks

Dr. Flavio Toxvaerd has written a new entry for the Economics Observatory asking Do people change their behaviour when face masks are mandatory?

Published on: Tuesday 1st September 2020

Tags:

COVID-19

Social Distancing

Economy

Lockdown


Economic Aspects of the COVID-19 Crisis in the UK

Professor Vasco Carvalho and Dr Flavio Toxvaerd are among the authors of a Royal Society DELVE Initiative Report which looks at the new challenges for the economy and public health that the COVID-19 Pandemic will bring over the coming years.

Published on: Friday 14th August 2020

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COVID-19

Economy

Public Health

UK


Can Social Distancing Improve the Trade-off Between Health and the Economy?

Professor Giancarlo Corsetti will give the Cambridge Institute of Therapeutic Immunology and Infectious Disease's COVID-19 Weekly Webinar on "Can Social Distancing Improve the Trade-off Between Health and the Economy?". The webinar will take place online on Thursday 6th August 2020 at 2.00pm and will be hosted by Dr. Nicholas Matheson (CITIID PI and consultant in Infectious Diseases).

Published on: Wednesday 5th August 2020

Tags:

COVID-19

Social Distancing

Health

Economy

Theme: transmission


The Zombie Economy

Dr. Meredith Crowley's research "Renegotiation of Trade Agreements and Firm Exporting Decisions: Evidence from the Impact of Brexit on UK Exports", joint with Oliver Exton and Lu Han, was cited in the article "The Zombie Economy" in The Economist.

Published on: Tuesday 5th November 2019

Tags:

Brexit

Economy

Business

Women in Economics

Theme: transmission


The Price of Warming

Dr. Kamiar Mohaddes's paper "Long-Term Macroeconomic Effects of Climate Change: A Cross-Country Analysis" (joint with Kahn, M. E., Ng, R. N. C., Pesaran, M. H., Raissi, M. and Yang, J-C.) has been covered in Scientific American's November issue, "Warming Will Cost Rich and Poor Countries Alike".

Published on: Monday 28th October 2019

Tags:

Climate Change

Macroeconomics

Global Economy

Economy


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

Tags:

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

Tags:

Keynes

Post-war

Economic History

Economy

Theme: transmission


Climate Change Could Shrink the Economies of Virtually all Countries

Dr. Kamiar Mohaddes's paper "Long-Term Macroeconomic Effects of Climate Change: A Cross-Country Analysis" (joint with Matthew E. Kahn, Ryan N.C. Ng, M. Hashem Pesaran, Mehdi Raissi, and Jui-Chung Yang) has been highlighted in an article by the University of Cambridge's Research News.

Published on: Tuesday 20th August 2019

Tags:

Climate Change

Macroeconomics

Global Economy

Economy


Volatility, Macroeconomic Policy and Institutions in Resource-Rich Economies

Dr. Kamiar Mohaddes gave a presentation on the 16th April 2019 entitled "Volatility, Macroeconomic Policy and Institutions in Resource-Rich Economies" at the Workshop on Macroeconomic Stability & Diversification in Oil-based Economies in Riyadh (16th-17th April 2019), organized by King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Center (KAPSARC).

Published on: Wednesday 1st May 2019

Tags:

Iran

Economy

Oil

Macroeconomic Policy


Reasoning about Reasoning - Larry Samuelson

Professor Larry Samuelson (A. Douglas Melamed Professor of Economics, Yale and Cambridge-INET Visitor) will be giving a Lady Margaret Lecture 'Reasoning about Reasoning: Modelling the Information-Based Economy' at Christ's College, in the Yusuf Hamied Theatre on Wednesday 24th April 2019, at 5.30-7.00pm.

Event Date: Wednesday 24th April 2019

Tags:

Modelling

Information

Economy

Theme: none


Office for National Statistics Economic Forum Roadshow

ONS Economic Forum roadshow will present the current state of the UK economy. The event will take place on 30th November 2018 from 10.00am - 12.30pm, in the Francopan Hall, Jesus College, Cambridge.

Event Date: Friday 30th November 2018

Tags:

UK

Economy

Theme: transmission


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

Tags:

Capitalism

Economy


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 www.billjaneway.com for details.

Published on: Thursday 19th July 2018

Tags:

Capatalism

Economy


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

Tags:

Iran

Economy

Iranian Economy


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

Tags:

Capitalism

Economy


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

Tags:

Capitalism

Economy


Prof. Giancarlo Corsetti to give three Public Lectures on "International Economics"

Professor Giancarlo Corsetti will deliver three public lectures in "International Economics" at the University of Nottingham on Wednesday 25th March - Thursday 26th March 2015.

Published on: Sunday 1st March 2015

Tags:

International Economics

Monetary Policy

Economy

Policy