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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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From CBR's blog

 ‘The impact of the internet on commercial law and labour law: an Anglo-Chinese dialogue’. 对话互联网对中国商法及劳动法的影响

by Professor Simon Deakin, Director, Centre for Business Research, University of Cambridge and Boya Wang, Senior Researcher, Centre for Business Research, University of Cambridge.  Interviews conducted by Boni Sones, Policy Associate of the CBR In a new podcast from the Centre for Business Research, University of Cambridge, Professor Simon Deakin, Director of the CBR, and […]

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Media coverage

Mail Online: HMRC’s claim that post-Brexit red tape could cost firms £20bn criticised

Dr Graham Gudgin, Honorary Research Associates at the Centre for Business Research, Cambridge Judge Business School, has criticised the calculations released by …

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The Times: Brexit: Impact will be small, say economists

Treasury forecasts on Brexit have been criticised for being too pessimistic. A research paper entitled How the Economics Profession Got it Wrong …

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Daily Mail Online: How doom-mongers got Brexit wrong

A study by the University’s Centre for Business Research raises serious questions over predictions by government officials, academic bodies, the IMF and …

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Daily Express: ‘Cavalier’ Treasury blamed for doom and gloom

Expert forecasts that Brexit will harm the British economy have been criticised by academics at the University of Cambridge. The criticism comes …

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