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The IMF and the road to a green and inclusive recovery after COVID-19

Since the onset of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has reasserted its role as the world's leading financial firefighter. It scaled up financial support to countries in need, developed new lending instruments and secured an increase…

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Cambridge Independent: Life sciences and IT drove Cambridge growth in pandemic’s first year

New data covering the first full year of the pandemic (April 2020 to March 2021) identifies the life sciences and IT sectors as driving growth in the region. The analysis from the Centre for Business Research (CBR) at Cambridge Judge…

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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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Carnegie Endowment: Gaza’s pandemic quandary

“As acute effects of the pandemic mix with complex political and economic dynamics, Gazan leadership struggles to address an increasingly politicised healthcare crisis,” in an op-ed piece writes Mona Jebril, Research Fellow at the Centre for Business Research, based at…

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Financial Times: Inside the ‘Covid Triangle’: a catastrophe years in the making

Dr Mia Gray, Research Associate at the Centre for Business Research, based at Cambridge Judge Business School, comments on austerity during the pandemic. “Council budgets across the country have taken an enormous hit over a decade of austerity, affecting their…

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Governing catastrophes

Re-learning how to manage risk can be a template for the future governance of crises, say academics from the Centre for Business Research at Cambridge Judge Business School. This article, which originally appeared on the website of the University of…

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‘Underwhelming’ response

Despite G20 pledge to do 'whatever it takes', the IMF has offered only 'trivial' new funding toward a $2.5 trillion pandemic financing gap in developing countries, says new article co-authored at Cambridge Judge Business School. The International Monetary Fund and…

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Healthcare Newsdesk: One in four UK adults’ mental health impacted by Covid-19 pandemic, study says

According to a study, one in four UK adults’ mental health has been negatively impacted by coronavirus pandemic. The study was co-authored by Lambert Zixin Li of Stanford University, who holds an MPhil in Innovation, Strategy & Organisation from Cambridge…

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Bdaily News: One in four UK adults’ mental health impacted by COVID-19, research says

A study co-authored at Cambridge Judge Business School says people with coronavirus symptoms more likely to have general psychiatric disorders and loneliness. “The longer-term consequences to the population’s mental health created by uncertainty of the future, concern for relatives, and…

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