March 2013: Simon Deakin: European Courtís Pringle judgment: good law, bad economics
January 2013: Simon Deakin: Shares for rights - why entrepreneurial firms need employment law too
January 2013: Simon Deakin: Rejoining the north European mainstream
June 2012: Simon Deakin: Hedge Fund Activism in Japan
March 2012: Simon Deakin: Kay needs to replace "shareholder value" with "corporate value"
FT The Kay Review
March 2012: Simon Deakin: Don't shoot the pension fund messengers!
FT Economists' Forum
February 2012: Simon Deakin: Executive Pay
Executive Pay - Your questions answered
December 2011: Simon Deakin: New Governance Research (Part 1 and Part 2)
Part 1 Part 2
New Government Research - Your Questions Answered
Alan Hughes: European Innovation Policy as Cargo Cult
Professor Hughes talks about innovation during the Science of Innovation conference held at the European Parliament in Brussels on Tuesday 28 February 2012.
During the FINNOV Final Conference 1-2 February 2012, Andrea Mina (from Work Package 3, University of Cambridge) participated in Session 2: "Venture Capital and Public Research: Where are the Googles?" with Dr Matthieu Montalban (Bordeaux Univ), Dr Paul Nightingale (Sussex Univ). The session was chaired by Mr James Fierro (Recipco Capacity Exchange, Ltd) and the Discussant: Prof Keith Smith (Department for Business, Innovation and Skills). For more information on the FINNOV findings and research, please visit the project website: www.finnov-fp7.eu.
MBA interview at Doshisha Business School with Professor Simon Deakin after his online seminar on "Hedge Fund Activism in Japan: Lessons for Corporate Governance".
Andrea Mina and Jocelyn Probert:
Capital Markets and Innovation: Financing Business Experimentation in Europe
During the FINNOV Annual Workshop 2011, Andrea Mina and Jocelyn Probert (from Work Package 3, University of Cambridge) presented their FINNOV findings. The presentation was entitled "Capital Markets and Innovation: Financing Business Experimentation in Europe". For more information on the FINNOV findings and research, please visit the project website: www.finnov-fp7.eu.
On 25 February 2011, a group of eminent researchers who work in arts and humanities disciplines in universities around the UK gathered in Cambridge for a conference called "The Arts and Humanities: Endangered Species?" In light of the present funding reforms to Higher Education, Professor Hughes was amongst those asked to give a seven minute talk about why the arts and humanities matter and what cultural and social benefits these subjects bring.
Professor Hughes talks about the phenomenon of investment in higher education being seen as a route to economic recovery. Interview recorded in Edinburgh in November 2010 at the Impact of Higher Education Instututions on Regional Economies research initiative conference.
Michael Kitson on rethinking economics
Highly respected macroeconomist Michael Kitson says a regime change in economics is needed to haul the country out of austerity and ensure long-term growth. Comparing the current global recession to the Great Depression of the 1930s, Kitson feels that austerity is here for a long time unless there is a change in economic policy globally as well as in the UK.
Michael Kitson: UK government's immigration plans will affect innovation and long-term future growth
As the government prepares to announce an overhaul of the UK's immigration policies, leading economist Michael Kitson of Cambridge Judge Business School warns that these radical changes are a 'kneejerk' reaction, and that raising controls now may negatively affect the country's innovation and long-term future growth.
Michael Kitson: How the middle may flourish
Should policy makers be more attentive to the needs of medium-sized companies? The FT's Jonathan Moules talks to John Cridland, the CBI's director-general, and Michael Kitson, lecturer in macroeconomics at Cambridge Judge Business School, about the need for better leadership and how the German Mittelstand model might be transferred to the UK.
Milan, January 2010 - The Lombardy Tradition of Innovation and the Improvement of Welfare Systems: Proximity, Social Capital and People.
Michael Kitson talks about the impact of expenditure cuts in UK higher education and the implications for society and long term economic growth. He also highlights the extensive knowledge exchange taking place between academics and the private, public and third sectors. (Recorded at the Impact of Higher Education on Regional Economies research initiative conference, Edinburgh, November 2010).
Alan Hughes: Interview on ABC Radio National's Counterpoint.
21 April 2008.
Where do companies get their good ideas? What drives productivity, creativity and innovation? And do universities have a role in any of this? Counterpoint's Michael Duffy puts these and other questions to Professor Alan Hughes.
More about COUNTERPOINT. To listen to the programme and the interview click HERE (Interview starts after 13:15 mins - about 1/4 through the programme)