India’s booming business centres and gleaming shopping malls mask a grimmer reality. While one section of the population gets richer, another section gets poorer. In the countryside, farmers and others ‘left behind’ by the economic surge find themselves in increasingly desperate circumstances. In many cases their plight, exacerbated by crippling debt, has led to suicide.
On 30 March, the day after the 'triggering' of Article 50 began the official Brexit process, a group of University of Cambridge lawyers, economists, historians and tax experts gathered in Peterhouse.
An economic historian offers her initial reaction to the Prime Minister's address
Brexit: Listen to experts from Cambridge and beyond discuss how, why and what next for Brexit Britain02 Nov 2016
Listen to some of the talks that were given as part of the University's 'Brexit Week' series, which took place from 18 - 22 October.
New research shows investing in elephant conservation is smart economic policy for many African countries.
Victoria Bateman (Lecturer and Fellow in Economics) calls for fresh thinking to prevent the exclusion of women's voices.
Professor Oliver Hart, a former undergraduate at King’s College (1966), and a former Fellow of Churchill College, has been jointly awarded the 2016 Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences, along with Bengt Holmström of MIT for their work in the field of contracts.
Michael Kitson (Cambridge Judge Business School) discusses how the Bank of England may try to give the economy a boost.
Opinion: Brexit shock has caused a sterling crash of historic proportions – here’s just how bad it is for the pound11 Jul 2016
Alain Naef (Faculty of History) discusses Brexit's impact on the value of the pound.