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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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All in a day’s work

Researchers at the University of Cambridge are helping to understand the world of work – the good, the bad, the fair and …

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Treasury economic modelling is flawed say economists from the Centre for Business Research (CBR)

New research from the Centre for Business Research (CBR) at the University of Cambridge Judge Business School questions the accuracy of measurements …

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Small business jumpstart

Author of industrial strategy review of the UK Small Business Research Initiative calls for increased focus on customer-funded innovation contracts to allow …

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Lebanon Livelihoods report

Lorraine Charles, Research Associate at the Centre for Business Research, publishes new report on the economic opportunities and challenges for Palestinians and …

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Research Fellow in Corporate Growth and Regional Development

The University of Cambridge seeks to appoint a full-time research fellow at the Centre for Business Research to work on an exciting …

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Fintech in the UK and China

The Centre for Business Research (CBR) members Simon Deakin, Ding Chen, Boya Wang and Frank Stephen travelled to China in April 2017 …

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Small business review

David Connell of the Centre for Business Research at Cambridge Judge to lead review on UK government Small Business Research Initiative. The …

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Giving workers employment rights increases productivity and profitability

New research findings from two of the UK’s top universities, Cambridge and Manchester, reveals giving workers employment rights increases productivity and profitability. …

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VC and patents

Venture capital investment does not boost patents by technology firms, finds new study at University of Cambridge Judge Business School. ‘Patenting has …

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Picking up the trail where the suffragettes left off – a Cambridge win for Westminster’s women MPs

The Cambridge-based web production company of CBR policy associate Boni Sones OBE has been internationally recognised for a two-part radio documentary it …

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Challenging assumptions

Liberal UK economic policies since 1979 have not spurred growth, says report from the Centre for Business Research at Cambridge Judge Business …

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R&D a key element to rebalance the economy, says Cambridge study

Renewed UK government spending on innovative R&D can create new industries A renewed focus on innovative research and development spending by major …

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Why the new nuclear power contract between EDF and the UK government should be re-negotiated

The BBC’s Today programme interviewed David Howarth about the findings from the Centre for Business Research (CBR)’s workshop on the nuclear power contract …

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New evidence: science investment boosts growth

A new independent report for for the Campaign for Science and Engineering (CaSE), authored by Jonathan Haskel, Alan Hughes and Elif Bascavusoglu-Moreau, …

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Cultural connections: the role of the arts and humanities in competitiveness and local development

A new report from the Centre for Business Research (CBR), Cultural Connections: The Role of the Arts and Humanities in Competitiveness and Local …

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Former CBR Advisory Board Chairman elected Master of St Edmund’s College

The Honourable Matthew Bullock has been elected as Master of St Edmund’s College, Cambridge. He will take up office in October 2014 …

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Innovation policy needs to change

A Cambridge economist and government advisor is calling for a new approach to innovation policy designed to stimulate significant fiscal growth. Investing …

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Dynamic paper scoops award for Dr Andrea Mina

The cost of R&D and innovation is the subject of an award-winning paper by CJBS’s Andrea Mina. Andrea, CJBS Lecturer in Economics …

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The future of manufacturing

Launch of final project report from the Foresight Lead Expert Group Professor Alan Hughes was a member of the Lead Expert Group …

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