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Dr Muhammad Farid Ahmed

Dr. Muhammad Farid Ahmed

Dr. Muhammad Farid Ahmed is a College Lecturer and Official Fellow in Economics at Magdalene College, University of Cambridge. He has previously worked as an Assistant Professor at the Lahore University of Management Sciences after completing his PhD in Economics from Cambridge in 2017. Farid's main research interests draw from Time Series Econometrics and Applied Macroeconomics with a specific focus on Threshold models and their applications to asset pricing. Farid was awarded the G-Research prize in Financial Economics in 2016 for his job market paper which has since been published.


Dr Juan Block

Dr. Juan Block

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Dr Sriya Iyer

Dr. Sriya Iyer

Dr Sriya Iyer is a University Reader in Economics and Fellow of St. Catharine’s College, University of Cambridge. She works on the economics of religion, demography, education and development economics. She serves on the India Advisory Board of the Pew Research Centre, USA; has served on the Board of Directors of the Association for the Study of Religion, Economics and Culture; and is a Research Fellow at the Institute for Labor Economics (IZA). She is an Associate Editor of the Journal of Comparative Economics and serves on the Board of Editors of the Journal of Religion and Demography. She was awarded a University of Cambridge Pilkington Prize for Teaching Excellence in 2014. She published her first book on Demography and Religion in India (Oxford University Press, 2002) and has also published articles in a range of journals in economics, demography and development including the Journal of Political Economy, Journal of Economic Literature, Review of Economics and Statistics, and the Journal of Development Economics. She is currently working on projects on religion, credit and labour markets in South Asia, and on religion and insurance in Brazil. She has published two recent books on The Economics of Religion in India (Harvard University Press, 2018) and Advances in the Economics of Religion (International Economic Association and Palgrave Macmillan, 2019).


Dr Kamiar Mohaddes

Dr. Kamiar Mohaddes

Kamiar Mohaddes is a Senior Lecturer and Fellow in Economics at Girton College, University of Cambridge. He is a member of the Economic Research Forum (ERF) advisory committee, an ERF Research Fellow, and serves as its Thematic Co-Leader for the macroeconomics theme. He is also an Associate Researcher at the Energy Policy Research Group (EPRG) at the University of Cambridge, an Associate Fellow of the USC Dornsife Institute for New Economic Thinking, and a Research Associate at the Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis at ANU in Australia. He holds a BSc in Economics from the University of Warwick and an MPhil and a PhD in Economics from the University of Cambridge. His main areas of research are macroeconomics, global and national macroeconometric modelling, and energy economics. His articles have been published in a number of edited volumes (Cambridge University Press and Routledge) as well as in leading journals, including the Journal of Applied Econometrics, Journal of International Economics, and the Review of Economics and Statistics. His research has also been covered in major international news outlets including Bloomberg, the Economist, the Financial Times, and the Wall Street Journal.