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The IMF and ‘conditionality’

Structural conditions imposed on developing countries by the International Monetary Fund undermine their ‘state capacity’ for economic development, finds study led at …

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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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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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Business Recorder: IMF’s conditionalities

Structural conditions imposed on developing countries by the International Monetary Fund undermine their “state capacity” for economic development, finds a study co-authored …

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Research Horizons: How to tend an economic bonfire

University of Cambridge academics are sharing their insights and research to support the sustainable growth of the Greater Cambridge area. Dr Andy …

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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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