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Below are our most recent mentions in the media. Alternatively you may wish to view a comprehensive list of all Centre for Business Research press coverage.

BBC News: The Bank of England’s forecasts on Brexit were partially wrong

Dr Graham Gudgin from the Centre for Business Research at the University of Cambridge Judge Business School tells the Today programme that …

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Financial Times: The anguish of Britain’s farmers

A study on the macro-economic impact of Brexit by the Centre for Business Research at Cambridge Judge Business School suggests a more …

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The Guardian: Why is UK’s productivity still behind that of other major economies?

Philip Inman writes about UK productivity and investigates the reasons why this is lagging behind countries like Germany, France and the US. …

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Social Europe: Luddism In the age of Uber

A common response to the wave of protests over Uber is that its opponents are ‘Luddites’. The implication is that resistance to …

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Evening Standard: Tougher, not weaker, labour laws are key to upping productivity

A research co-authored at the Centre for Business Research, Cambridge Judge Business School, found that improvements in labour rights can lead to …

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The Irish Times: There is no prospect of the North being allowed stay in the EU

Graham Gudgin, senior research associate at the Centre for Business Research, Cambridge Judge Business School, writes an opinion piece that looks at …

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Evening Standard: We can salvage something from Brexit chaos

Britain still has friends inside the European Union writes Antony Hilton after the Brexit referendum looking at what is next for the …

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Evening Standard: Workers will be worse off if we opt for Brexit

The labour point is made forcefully by Simon Deakin, director of the Centre for Business Research at the Judge Business School in …

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Social Europe: Brexit, labour rights and migration: what’s really at stake

The final days of the UK referendum debate look set to be dominated by social policy, centred on the question of migration, …

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Evening Standard: We need EU to curb our ‘elective dictatorship’

Anthony Hilton writes about EU laws and why they are important in a light of Brexit debate. Professor Simon Deakin, director of …

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Social Europe: Why Brexit would make the UK less democratic, not more

Simon Deakin, Director of the Centre for Business Research at Cambridge Judge Business School, looks at the relationship between UK domestic law …

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Evening Standard: Why George Osborne repeatedly misses his own targets

Dr Graham Gudgin, research associate at the Centre for Business Research at Cambridge Judge Business School, discusses government deficits and why the …

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Cambridge Network: New data reveals remarkable growth of Cambridge companies

New Cambridge Growth data released by Cambridge Ahead highlights a record of remarkable growth during 2014/15, with Cambridge companies enjoying a 7.7% …

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Cambridge News: Cambridge’s massive growth revealed

New data shows that companies in Cambridge are growing. Dr Andy Cosh, Assistant Director of the Centre for Business Research at Cambridge …

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Bloomberg Business: New report shows UK researchers engage actively with society

A new survey of more than 18,000 academics in the UK found that the majority of academic researchers are committed to helping …

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Social Europe: Plenty more boom and bust in the UK

Graham Gudgin and Ken Couts, honorary research associates at the Centre for Business Research, Cambridge Judge Business School, write about economic forecast …

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Evening Standard: Some OBR forecasts can be economical with the truth

Anthony Hilton looks at the forecasts of the Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR) predicting “productivity would grow at a rate of more …

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Social Europe: What the Amish can teach us about technology

Christopher Markou, a PhD candidate at the Faculty of Law, University of Cambridge, writes about the challenges technology will bring in the …

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The Guardian: Citizen’s income and economic ideas which are true and good

Graham Gudgin and Ken Couts, honorary research associates at the Centre for Business Research, Cambridge Judge Business School, write a letter to …

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San Francisco Chronicle: Venture capital investment does not boost patents by technology firms

The effect of venture capital on the patenting output of tech firms is insignificant or negative, finds a study by Andrea Mina, …

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