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Are Women Publishing Less During the Pandemic?

Dr Noriko Amano Patino's VOXeu article and paper (joint with Elisa Faraglia, Chryssi Giannitsarou and Zeina Hasna), entitled "Who is doing new research in the time of COVID-19? Not the female economists" was quoted in the Nature article "Are Women Publishing Less During the Pandemic?" which looks at the unequal effects of COVID-19 on research productivity.

Published on: Friday 29th May 2020

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COVID

Employment

Gender

Women in Economics


Who is Doing New Research in the Time of COVID-19?

Dr. Noriko Amano-Patiño, Dr. Elisa Faraglia, Dr. Chryssi Giannitsarou and PhD candidate Zeina Hasna have published an article for VOXeu titled "Who is doing new research in the time of COVID-19? Not the female economists". This column suggests that the effects of lockdowns on the division of labour at home have been particularly detrimental to the research activity of women.

Published on: Monday 4th May 2020

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COVID-19

Lockdown

Gender

Women in Economics

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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


Brexit Breakdown - Podcast

Dr. Meredith Crowley and Raoul Ruparel (former special advisor to Theresa May) took part in a Brexit Breakdown podcast, for The UK in a Changing Europe. This episode looks at the UK-EU trade talks, the possibility of a deal by the end of December and the likelihood of a UK-US trade deal.

Published on: Friday 6th March 2020

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Brexit

Trade

EU

Women in Economics

Theme: transmission


Women in Economics - CEPR eBook

Professor Sanjeev Goyal, Dr. Anja Prummer (former Cambridge-INET Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Queen Mary University of London) and Dr. Lorenzo Ductor (University of Granada) have written a chapter "Gender and Collaboration" for the new CEPR eBook Women in Economics.

Published on: Friday 6th March 2020

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Women in Economics

Gender

Collaboration

Theme: networks


Brexit - The New Trade Era

Dr. Meredith Crowley was quoted in the New York Times article "Brexit’s Advance Opens a New Trade Era" about the implications of the General Election result and the now inevitable Brexit for the system of global trade.

Published on: Monday 16th December 2019

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Brexit

Trade

Global Economics

Women in Economics

Theme: transmission


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


National Food Strategy Advisory Panel

Dr. Meredith Crowley has been appointed to the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs's (DEFRA) Advisory Panel for a National Food Strategy. This advisory panel of experts from across agriculture, retail, food manufacture, NGOs and academia has today been named to support the development of the National Food Strategy.

Published on: Thursday 7th November 2019

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UK

UK Government

Advisory Panel

Women in Economics

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

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Brexit

Economy

Business

Women in Economics

Theme: transmission


US-China Trade Relations: A Way Forward

Dr. Meredith Crowley is a member of the US-China Trade Policy Working Group. Bloomberg reported that this trans-national working group have just released a proposal "US-China Trade Relations: A Way Forward", which proposes a new way to negotiate an end to the US-China Trade War. The statement was co-signed by a number of prominent economists and legal scholars, including 5 Nobel Laureates in Economics.

Published on: Monday 28th October 2019

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US

China

Trade

Women in Economics

Theme: transmission


Passing a Brexit Deal Could Still End in No Deal

Dr. Meredith Crowley was quoted in The New York Times article "Getting Brexit Deal Over Finish Line Would Only Begin a Torturous New Race", which predicts that should Parliament pass the current Brexit deal, then this would only be the start of tough trade deal negotiations with the EU, that would more than likely end in a no deal outcome.

Published on: Sunday 27th October 2019

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Brexit

No Deal

Trade

Women in Economics

Theme: transmission



UK Eyes Post-Brexit Trade Deal with Japan

Dr. Meredith Crowley was quoted in the Japan Times article "As UK eyes post-Brexit trade deal with Japan, its hand may not be as strong as it thinks", discussing the prospects for a Japan-UK Free Trade Agreement post-Brexit.

Published on: Thursday 17th October 2019

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Brexit

Trade

Japan

Women in Economics

Theme: transmission


UK Tweaks Tariffs Amid No-Deal Brexit Countdown

Dr. Meredith Crowley was quoted in the Guardian newspaper article "UK tweaks tariffs amid no-deal Brexit countdown", which looks at the recent changes made to the temporary tariff schedule by Department for International Trade, in preparation for the UK leaving the EU.

Published on: Thursday 10th October 2019

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Brexit

Tariffs

No Deal

Women in Economics

Theme: transmission


UK Revises No Deal Tariffs

Dr. Meredith Crowley was on BBC Radio 4's Today Programme discussing the government's new plan for tariffs under a no deal Brexit. You can listen to the programme on the BBC website (starts at 1h 46m).

Published on: Tuesday 8th October 2019

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Brexit

Tariffs

No Deal

Women in Economics

Theme: transmission


Brexit and Global Trade

Dr. Meredith Crowley was quoted in The New York Times article "Global Trade is Deteriorating Fast and Sapping the World’s Economy", regarding the negative impact that Brexit is having on the growth of global trade.

Published on: Tuesday 1st October 2019

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Brexit

Trade

Global Economy

Women in Economics

Theme: transmission


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


What Free Ports Can and Can’t Achieve

Dr. Meredith Crowley was quoted in The Economist article "What free ports can and can’t achieve", regarding the government's new policy to create free ports or free trade zones. It is proposed there will be ten of the new tariff-free zones around the UK, post-Brexit.

Published on: Friday 9th August 2019

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Brexit

Trade

Freeports

Women in Economics

Theme: transmission


Freeports Advisory Panel

Dr. Meredith Crowley has been appointed to serve on the Freeports Advisory Panel at the Department for International Trade under Secretary of State Liz Truss. This Panel has been set up to ensure the UK is ready to trade post-Brexit.

Published on: Monday 5th August 2019

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Brexit

Trade

Freeports

Women in Economics

Theme: transmission


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

Tags:

Economics

Religion

Women in Economics


Impacts of Brexit Report

Dr. Meredith Crowley was involved in writing a new academic report that evaluates the impacts of Brexit so far. The Brexit Scorecard report has been conducted by the academic think tank The UK in a Changing Europe, and rates impact in four areas: the economy and public finances, fairness, openness and control.

Published on: Monday 24th June 2019

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Brexit

Impact

UK

Women in Economics

Theme: transmission


UK in a Changing Europe

Dr. Meredith Crowley has been made one of nine Senior Fellows by the ESRC for her research into "UK Trade Policy post-Brexit". The UK in a Changing Europe Hub has been given an additional £3.19 million, which will enable the hub to run for a further three years.

Published on: Wednesday 19th June 2019

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Brexit

Trade

UK

Women in Economics

Theme: transmission


Trade War: The Clash of Economic Systems Threatening Global Prosperity

Dr. Meredith Crowley is the editor of a new CEPR Vox eBook, "Trade War: The Clash of Economic Systems Threatening Global Prosperity". The eBook was launched today via the CEPR website and is acompanied by a VoxEU column introduction, written by Dr. Crowley.

Published on: Thursday 30th May 2019

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Trade

US

China

Women in Economics

Theme: transmission


US-China Trade War

Dr. Meredith Crowley gave two interviews about the ongoing US-China trade war. The first was the lead story for the BBC World Service - World Update "Trump imposes tariffs on China" and the second for BBC World News - TV Impact, "Will the US and China reach a deal?". She was also quoted in the article "Who loses out in the US-China trade war?", featured on the BBC website.

Published on: Tuesday 14th May 2019

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Trade

US

China

Women in Economics

Theme: transmission


US-China Trade Dispute, Tariff Threats and Negotiations

Dr. Meredith Crowley gave four interviews about the US-China trade dispute and negotiations. BBC Radio 4 - Today Programme (starts 1h 51m), BBC World Service - World Update (starts 27m 30s) BBC World Service - Newshour (starts 31m 22s) and BBC World News - Impact.

Published on: Tuesday 7th May 2019

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Trade

US

China

Women in Economics

Theme: transmission


Symposium on World Trade - Brexit Panel

Dr. Meredith Crowley will be speaking on a panel at the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute's (MSRI) Symposium on World Trade at the British Academy on 23rd May 2019. Dr. Crowley will be taking part in the "Brexit and the United Kingdom’s Future Trade Relationships in the Global Economy" panel discussion.

Published on: Wednesday 1st May 2019

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Brexit

Trade

Global Economy

Women in Economics

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

Tags:

Economic History

European Guilds

Women in Economics


Is Britain Currently in an Economic Crisis?

Dr. Meredith Crowley took part in a Brexit discussion on the BBC news that looked into whether the UK is actually in a crisis over leaving the EU? You can listen to the programme on the BBC site.

Published on: Wednesday 13th March 2019

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Brexit

UK

EU

Women in Economics

Theme: transmission


Impact of Foreign Exchange Rate Changes on UK Economy

Dr. Meredith Crowley gave extended interview to BBC Radio 4's Analysis program on "Fair Exchange?", in which she discusses how a falling value of the British pound sterling could impact the British economy. The programme will be broadcast on the 18th February 2019 at 8.30pm and will be available to listen online after.

Published on: Sunday 17th February 2019

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UK Economy

UK

Brexit

Women in Economics

Theme: transmission


US-China Trade War Negotiations

Dr. Meredith Crowley was interviewed on BBC Radio 4's Today programme about the ongoing Trade War negotiations between the US and China. Dr. Crowley's segment starts at 15:00 minutes into the broadcast.

Published on: Friday 15th February 2019

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Trade

US

China

Women in Economics

Theme: transmission


Is Japan's EU deal a threat to the UK industry?

Dr. Meredith Crowley discusses how the new free trade agreement between the EU and Japan could be a possible threat to the post-Brexit British industry, in both the Guardian Newspaper and Customs Today.

Published on: Wednesday 6th February 2019

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Trade

UK

Brexit

Women in Economics

Theme: transmission


Trade and the Economy Panel

Dr. Meredith Crowley has been appointment to the Trade and the Economy Panel. The TEP is part of the Department for International Trade and aims to raise the DIT’s analytical capacity and capability, while championing high-quality, robust analysis to help secure the best outcomes for UK trade policy.

Published on: Tuesday 5th February 2019

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Trade

UK Economy

Trade Policy

Women in Economics

Theme: transmission


Could a Free Port in Teesside be Feasible?

Dr. Meredith Crowley was quoted in The Economist article "Teesside bids to become Britain’s first free port", discussing the feasbility of a free port in Teesside.

Published on: Friday 25th January 2019

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Brexit

Freeports

Women in Economics

Theme: transmission



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

Tags:

Economic History

European Guilds

Women in Economics

Theme: networks


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).

Published on: Wednesday 12th December 2018

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Trade

WTO

Women in Economics

Theme: transmission


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

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Brexit

Freeports

Women in Economics

Theme: transmission


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

Tags:

Economic History

European Guilds

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

Tags:

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


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

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Trade

US

WTO

Women in Economics

Theme: transmission


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

Tags:

India

Religion

Women in Economics


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

Tags:

Trade

US

NAFTA

Women in Economics

Theme: transmission


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


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

Tags:

Brexit

Trade

No Deal

Women in Economics

Theme: transmission



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

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Brexit

UK

EU

Women in Economics

Theme: transmission


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".

Published on: Wednesday 13th June 2018

Tags:

Tariffs

Trade

US

Women in Economics

Theme: transmission


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

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Trade

US

G7

Women in Economics

Theme: transmission


SaM Annual Conference

The Search and Matching Research Group (SaM) will hold their Annual Conference on 23rd - 25th May 2018 at Jesus College, Cambridge. Please register your interest.

Event Date: Wednesday 23rd May 2018 - Friday 25th May 2018

Tags:

Women in Economics

Theme: transmission


Heterogeneity in Macroeconomics

Cambridge-INET is hosting the Heterogeneity in Macroeconomics a Decade after the Crisis event on the 4th and 5th of May 2018, between 9.00am and 5.00pm each day, in Jesus College, Cambridge.

Event Date: Friday 4th May 2018 - Saturday 5th May 2018

Tags:

Heterogeneity

Macroeconomics

Women in Economics

Theme: transmission


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.

Published on: Monday 26th March 2018

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Brexit

China

Trade

Women in Economics

Theme: transmission


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

Tags:

Globalisation

Women in Economics

Theme: transmission


Trade & Brexit Mini-Conference

Cambridge-INET and Dr Meredith Crowley are hosting a Brexit Mini-Conference, in St John College, Cambridge, on the 29th September 2017.

Event Date: Friday 29th September 2017

Tags:

Brexit

Trade

Women in Economics

Theme: transmission


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

Tags:

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

Tags:

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

Tags:

Women in Economics

Religion


Women in Economics Day

The University of Cambridge's first "Women in Economics Day" event is being held on 15th September 2015 at Gonville & Caius College Cambridge. The event hopes to produce a focus for debate, discussion and information intended to inspire young women aged 16-18 to consider studying Economics at degree level and pursuing the subject in their careers.

Published on: Friday 11th September 2015

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Women in Economics


Women in Economics Day

A "Women in Economics Day" event is being held on 15th September 2015 at Gonville & Caius College Cambridge. Speakers include Kate Barker, Vicky Pryce, Liam Halligan and Victoria Bateman.

Event Date: Tuesday 15th September 2015

Tags:

Women in Economics

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