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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.

Recent Submissions

  • Market Power and Innovation in the Intangible Economy 

    De Ridder, M. (Faculty of Economics, University of Cambridge, 2019-03-20)
    This paper offers a unified explanation for the slowdown of productivity growth, the decline in business dynamism and the rise of market power. Using a quantitative framework, I show that the rise of intangible inputs – ...
  • On the Origin and Persistence of Identity-Driven Choice Behavior 

    Liqui Lung, C. W. (Faculty of Economics, University of Cambridge, 2022-12-15)
    Recent literature shows how a priori identical individuals belonging to different social groups make different choices. This paper proposes a novel explanation for this identity-driven choice behavior. Agents choose whether ...
  • Estimating Time-Varying Networks for High-Dimensional Time Series 

    Chen, J.; Li, D.; Li, Y.; Linton, O. B. (Faculty of Economics, University of Cambridge, 2022-12-14)
    We explore time-varying networks for high-dimensional locally stationary time series, using the large VAR model framework with both the transition and (error) precision matrices evolving smoothly over time. Two types of ...
  • We do not know the Population of Every Country in the World for the Past Two Thousand Years 

    Guinnane, T. W. (Faculty of Economics, University of Cambridge, 2022-12-14)
    Economists have reported results based on populations for every country in the world for the past two thousand years. The source, McEvedy and Jones’ Atlas of World Population History, includes many estimates that are little ...

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