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Southern India Leads the Way to Tolerance

The Wall Street Journal has picked up on the latest report from the Pew Research Center, which features expert advice from Dr. Sriya Iyer.

Published on: Monday 12th July 2021

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Religion

India

Diversity

Women in Economics


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

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Religion

India

Development

Women in Economics


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

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Religion

India

Development

Women in Economics


COVID Economics Alumni Webinar Series

Cambridge-INET and Dr. Meredith Crowley are hosting a series of public lectures for Cambridge Alumni. The fifth of these webinars "How do Personal Attributes Affect an Individual's Engagement with Society Under COVID?", will take place on Friday 12th June 2020, at 1.00pm and feature talks by Dr Sriya Iyer and Dr Weilong Zhang. Please see the Cambridge-INET COVID Economics Alumni webinar series webpage for details.

Event Date: Friday 12th June 2020

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COVID-19

Religion

Education

Health

Theme: none


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

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Religion

India

Development

Women in Economics


Advances in the Economics of Religion

Dr. Sriya Iyer's co-edited volume "Advances in the Economics of Religion" is the featured publication on the International Economic Association (IEA) home page. This book is the outcome of the IEA Roundtable on The Economics of Religion which was hosted at St Catharine's College, Cambridge in 2017 and co-sponsored by Cambridge-INET.

Published on: Monday 29th July 2019

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Economics

Religion

Women in Economics


Advances in the Economics of Religion

Dr. Sriya Iyer is the co-editor (with Jean-Paul Carvalho and Jared Rubin) of a new volume title "Advances in the Economics of Religion". This new book is the outcome of the International Economic Association Roundtable on The Economics of Religion which was hosted at St Catharine's College, Cambridge in 2017.

Published on: Wednesday 10th July 2019

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Economics

Religion

Women in Economics


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

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India

Religion

Women in Economics


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"

Published on: Friday 12th October 2018

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India

Religion

Women in Economics


The Economics of Religion in India Book Launch

Harvard University Press, the Faculty of Economics and the Cambridge-INET Institute are holding an event to celebrate the publication of Dr. Sriya Iyer's The Economics of Religion in India book. The event will take place on 31st October 2018 in the Senior Combination Room, St Catharine’s College.

Event Date: Wednesday 31st October 2018

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India

Religion

Women in Economics


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

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India

Religion

Women in Economics


IEA Roundtable on the Economics of Religion Report

Dr Sriya Iyer has written a report on the IEA Roundtable on the Economics of Religion that took place on the 10-11th July 2017 at St. Catharine's College, Cambridge.

Published on: Tuesday 18th July 2017

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Women in Economics

Religion


IEA Roundtable on The Economics of Religion

The International Economic Association Roundtable on The Economics of Religion will take place on the 10th-11th July 2017, in the McGrath Centre at St Catharine's College, Cambridge.

Event Date: Monday 10th July 2017 - Tuesday 11th July 2017

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Women in Economics

Religion

Theme: networks


Dr Iyer Interviewed by ECNMY: What is the economics of religion really about?

Dr Sriya Iyer talks "What is the economics of religion really about?" in an article and interview was published in ECNMY.

Published on: Tuesday 18th April 2017

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Women in Economics

Religion


Holy Wars: Temple Desecrations in Medieval India

Dr. Sriya Iyer's Working Paper "Holy Wars: Temple Desecrations in Medieval India" (Cambridge-INET Working Paper wp1702 and Cambridge Working Papers in Economics cwpe1705) features in an article she (with Anand Shrivastava and Rohit Ticku) has written for Ideas of India.

Published on: Monday 27th March 2017

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Conflict

Religion

Politics

Assassination