Cambridge Working Papers in Economics (CWPE)
About this collection
Cambridge Working Papers in Economics (CWPE) is a new series of papers from the Faculty of Economics and the Department of Applied Economics. It supersedes the DAE Working Paper series.
Please note the Working Papers often represent early stages in the presentation of research findings, and should not be quoted without permission.
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(Faculty of Economics, 2017-11-07)We study the behaviour of the Betfair betting market and the sterling/dollar exchange rate (futures price) during 24 June 2016, the night of the EU referendum. We investigate how the two markets responded to the announcement ...
(Faculty of Economics, 2017-11-14)Social unrest often erupts suddenly and diffuses quickly. What drives people to overcome their collective action problem and join a riot or protest, turning what is initially a small event into a widespread movement? We ...
(Faculty of Economics, 2017-11-01)The purpose of this paper is to revisit an intriguing finding. Although over the last few decades leading up to the financial crisis there was a marked reduction in the volatility of aggregate output and inflation, there ...
(Faculty of Economics, 2017-11-01)Using a large data set on the population of Spanish municipalities between 1877 and 2001, this paper analyses how their initial size and the presence of neighbouring urban locations influence subsequent population growth ...