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New Directions in Economics

Welcome to The Janeway Institute Cambridge


We build on 10 successful years as the former Cambridge INET, advancing innovative approaches in economics and investing in:



frontier research
the institute provides funding and research infrastructure to enable exploration of the frontiers of knowledge


the next generation
our postdoctoral program supports talented young researchers developing new ideas in economics


an international hub
we bring together researchers from around the globe, to share their findings and ideas at events or through the popular visitor programme.


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Special Initiatives

Covid-19 Research

The Cambridge-INET led, COVID-19 Economic Research website has an extensive collection of special features, research papers, blogs and videos, by Cambridge Academics that look into the pandemic and it’s economics effects,

Research Paper

Venture Capital Booms and Start-up Financing

Dr. William Janeway
Dr. William Janeway

William Janeway has published a new working paper, with Ramana Nanda and Matthew Rhodes-Kropf, that investigates the relationship between venture capital booms and startup financing.


Prof Stephen Redding to visit in December 2021

Professor Stephen Redding
Professor Stephen Redding

Prof Stephen Redding is Harold T. Shapiro*64 Professor in Economics, Economics Department and Princeton School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University.

He will be hosted by Prof. Meredith Crowley and will be visiting on 07-08 Dec 2021.

Events & Activites

Fourteenth Annual SoFiE Conference

Cambridge-INET Institute, Cambridge Endowment for Research in Finance (CERF), Centre for Microdata Methods and Practice (cemmap) & Society for Financial Econometrics (SoFiE) are sponsoring the Fourteenth Annual SoFiE Conference.

The event will take place at Churchill College, University of Cambridge, from the 24th-26th June 2022. The Post-Conference for Young Scholars will be held on 27th June 2022.