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Andy Cosh

Senior Research Associate

Research

Mergers and acquisitions; executive pay and corporate governance; manufacturing competitiveness and finance; innovation and training in small and medium-sized enterprises.

Personal background

Andy Cosh is Programme Director for Enterprise and Innovation, a Reader in Management Economics, Accounting and Finance and a Senior Research Associate at the Centre for Business Research at the University of Cambridge. Prior to his current posts Dr Cosh worked at HM Treasury and as a Research Officer at the Department of Applied Economics, Cambridge University. Until 2006 he was Senior Bursar at Queens' College, Cambridge. He has also acted as a business consultant to several firms and as a research consultant for the European Commission, Eurostat, British Bankers Association, DTI, DfEE and DfES.

Selected publications

Cosh, A. and Hughes, A. (eds.) (2007), British Enterprise: thriving or surviving?, Centre for Business Research, University of Cambridge.

Cosh, A., Guest, P. and Hughes, A. (2006) "Board share-ownership and takeover performance." Journal of Business Finance and Accounting, 33(3/4): 459-510

Cosh, A.D., Hughes, A. and Lester, R.K. (2006), 'UK plc: Just how innovative are we?', Cambridge MIT Institute, Centre for Business Research and Industrial Performance Centre.

Conn, R.L., Cosh, A., Guest, P.M. and Hughes, A. (2005) "The impact on UK acquirers of domestic, cross-border, public and private acquisitions." Journal of Business Finance and Accounting, 32(5-6): 815-870

Conn, R. L., Cosh, A., Guest, P. M. and Hughes, A.. (2004) 'The Impact on UK Acquirers of Domestic, Cross Border, Public and Private Acquisitions', Journal of Business Finance and Accounting, forthcoming.

Conn, R., Cosh, A.D., Guest, P.M. and Hughes, A. (2003) 'The Impact on U.K. Acquirers of Domestic, Cross-border, Public and Private Acquisitions', Centre for Business Research Working Paper 276. 

Cosh, A. and Hughes, A.. (2003) 'Profitability, finance and acquisition activity', in Cosh, A. and Hughes, A. (eds.) Enterprise Challenged: Policy and Performance in the British SME sector 1999-2002. (Cambridge: ESRC Centre for Business Research, University of Cambridge.) 

Cosh, A.. and Hughes, A.. (2003) 'Size, Age, Growth, Business Constraints and Management Characteristics', in Cosh, A. and Hughes, A. (eds.) Enterprise Challenged: Policy and Performance in the British SME sector 1999-2002. (Cambridge: ESRC Centre for Business Research, University of Cambridge.) 

Cosh, A. and Hughes, A.. (2003) 'The British SME Sector 1991-2002', in Cosh, A. and Hughes, A. (eds.) Enterprise Challenged: Policy and Performance in the British SME sector 1999-2002. (Cambridge: ESRC Centre for Business Research, University of Cambridge.)

Cosh, A. and Hughes, A. (2003) 'Innovation activity: outputs, inputs, intentions and constraints', in Cosh, A. and Hughes, A. (eds.) Enterprise Challenged: Policy and Performance in the British SME sector 1999-2002. (Cambridge: ESRC Centre for Business Research, University of Cambridge.)

Contact details

Andy Cosh
Centre for Business Research
Cambridge Judge Business School
University of Cambridge
Trumpington Street
Cambridge CB2 1AG
UK

Email: adc1@cam.ac.uk