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Events 2015-2016

Macro Lunch (25 Nov) Tim Uy

Nov 25, 2015 from 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM Meade Room,

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Andrew Odlyzko Public Talk (21 Oct)

Oct 21, 2015 from 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM Meade Room, Faculty of Economics,

Many sources, including scholarly ones, claim that investors in the Railway Mania had no rational grounds for their profit expectations. In fact, they had available to them a systematic demand estimation methodology that was required by Parliament. This methodology had proved spectacularly accurate during the smaller railway mania of the 1830s, the only instance that has been found of accurate demand prediction for a revolutionary technology. However, this method was based on several false assumptions, and had that been understood, the investment disaster of the Railway Mania could have been predicted beforehand.

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Reassessing the EU Monetary and Fiscal Framework (Oct 8-9)

from Oct 08, 2015 01:00 PM to Oct 09, 2015 06:20 PM McCrum Lecture Theatre, Corpus Christi College, Cambridge,

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