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The Economist: Why the bullshit-jobs thesis may be, well, bullshit

A study on useless jobs co-authored by Dr Brendan Burchell, Research Associate at the Centre for Business Research, is featured in The Economist. The study looked at the claims behind David Graeber’s theory and found “that the data often show…

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The Times: It’s a mistake to think all problems can be solved with extra investment

Further coverage of a report on the UK’s research and development tax credit scheme by David Connell, Senior Research Associate at the Centre for Business Research at Cambridge Judge Business School. The UK government’s flagship £7.3 billion-a-year tax credit scheme…

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Financial Times: UK tax break failing to deliver extra R&D spending, study finds

A report on the UK’s research and development tax credit scheme by David Connell, Senior Research Associate at the Centre for Business Research at Cambridge Judge, covered in Financial Times. The UK government’s flagship £7.3 billion-a-year tax credit scheme for…

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The Economist: The benefits of part-time work

How much work is good for our mental health, asks The Economist article. Apparently, one day a week is enough. “We found that people working reduced working hours or being furloughed do not have poorer mental health,” says the study…

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The Guardian: Make mine a micro-job! Why working one day a week is the secret of happiness

A coverage of work from the 'Employment Dosage' project led by Dr Brendan Burchell, Research Associate at the Centre for Business Research, Cambridge Judge Business School. The study suggests that working just one day of work per week is beneficial…

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