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How to tackle the UK’s muddled and ineffective policy for growing the innovation economy

The UK needs an Independent Office for Innovation and Industrial Policy similar to the Office for Budget Responsibility, says submission by Cambridge Judge Business School expert at the request of the House of Commons Select Committee on Science and Technology.…

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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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OMFIF: Gold and the future of the global reserve currency system

Michael Kitson, University Senior Lecturer in International Macroeconomics at Cambridge Judge, was a guest panellist on a podcast of the Official Monetary and Financial Institutions Forum. Michael talked about the state of the gold market and the internationalisation of China’s…

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Cambridge News: Big names form commission to study Cambridgeshire economy

The Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Independent Economic Review (CPIER) has been commissioned to review the economy in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough. Economist Dame Kate Barker, Chair of the CBR Advisory Board and a former top Government housing adviser, will chair the commission. Professor…

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Challenging assumptions

Liberal UK economic policies since 1979 have not spurred growth, says report from the Centre for Business Research at Cambridge Judge Business School. Contrary to widespread assumption, the "sea-change" of liberal market economic policies introduced since 1979 has not boosted…

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Innovation policy needs to change

A Cambridge economist and government advisor is calling for a new approach to innovation policy designed to stimulate significant fiscal growth. Investing in technology innovation, although important for the long term, will not address the current need. Michael Kitson, University…

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2010-2020: a lost decade for the world economy?

Macroeconomist Michael Kitson says economics needs to be more humble and more relevant! The years 2010 - 2020 will be a lost decade for the world economy predicts leading economist Michael Kitson, who says a 'paradigm shift' in economic thinking…

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Rethinking economics

A highly respected macroeconomist says a regime change in economics is needed to haul the country out of austerity and ensure long-term growth Macroeconomist Michael Kitson of Cambridge Judge Business School compares the current global recession to the Great Depression…

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Coalition warned on immigration plans

Radical changes to the UK's immigration policy are a 'kneejerk' reaction to the economic crisis warns leading economist Michael Kitson As the Government prepares to announce an overhaul of the UK's immigration policies, a leading economist has warned that raising…

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