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‘Citizens of Somewhere’

Foreign-born academics in Britain are actively engaged in both the UK and internationally, contributing greatly to UK society, says a new study …

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Military spending did not “crowd out” welfare in Middle East prior to Arab Spring

Findings dispute “guns versus butter” narrative as a major factor behind the Arab Spring. Researchers caution against uncritically applying lessons from Western …

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Legislating labour in the long run

Researchers have built the single largest dataset of employment laws – spanning more than 100 countries across much of post-war history – …

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Has parliament taken back control and if so, are MPs about to shed their traditional party loyalties to prevent a no-deal Brexit?

by Professor Simon Deakin, CBR, University of Cambridge and Professor David Howarth, Co-Chair of Cambridge Public Policy SRI, University of Cambridge in discussion with CBR Policy Associate Boni Sones OBE. Who blinks first may well determine the future of the UK’s Brexit negotiations with the EU, but with all eyes again on Parliament this week […]

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Research Fortnight: Foreign-born academics boost impact at home and abroad

A study co-authored by Michael Kitson, University Senior Lecturer in International Macroeconomics at Cambridge Judge, says that foreign-born academics in Britain are …

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Phys.org: The contribution of international academics to UK must be recognised

Foreign-born academics in Britain are actively engaged in both the UK and internationally, contributing greatly to UK society, says study co-authored by …

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Board Agenda: Could Japan’s governance be improving?

Japan introduced a corporate governance code in 2015, but critics say more needs to be done. Dr John Buchanan, Research Associate at …

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Financial Times: EU proposes to dominate North Ireland’s economy

Dr Graham Gudgin, Research Associate at the Centre for Business Research at Cambridge Judge Business School, writes a letter to the Financial …

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