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Industrial policy failure

The UK's £7.3 billion flagship research and development tax credit scheme is failing to stimulate the additional spending required to meet the…

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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…

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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…

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Mental health

People with coronavirus symptoms more likely to have general psychiatric disorders and loneliness, says study co-authored at Cambridge Judge Business School. People…

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Employers should cut hours not people

Calls for companies to reduce working hours instead of cutting jobs help mental health and to boost the economy after the pandemic.…

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Major international collaboration on critical behavioural science theory lead by CJBS affiliates

A new study co-authored Dr Kai Ruggeri and Dr Tomas Folke, from the Centre for Business Research, replicates influential Prospect Theory that…

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ASSET: new measure of economic and financial literacy

ASSET is a new short scale that evaluates financial literacy in teenagers and young adults, developed by researchers at Cambridge Judge Business…

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Joint research project on legal systems and AI selected for funding by UKRI and JST

A research project on legal systems and artificial antelligence (AI), based on collaboration between Hitotsubashi University, Japan, and the University of Cambridge,…

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Privatisation and corruption

Privatisation of state-owned enterprises in IMF loan conditions can increase corruption through a 'vicious circle' of weaker institutions and increased incentives, says…

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The IMF and ‘conditionality’

Structural conditions imposed on developing countries by the International Monetary Fund undermine their 'state capacity' for economic development, finds study led at…

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‘Citizens of Somewhere’

Foreign-born academics in Britain are actively engaged in both the UK and internationally, contributing greatly to UK society, says a new study…

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Military spending did not “crowd out” welfare in Middle East prior to Arab Spring

Findings dispute "guns versus butter" narrative as a major factor behind the Arab Spring. Researchers caution against uncritically applying lessons from Western…

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Legislating labour in the long run

Researchers have built the single largest dataset of employment laws – spanning more than 100 countries across much of post-war history –…

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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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Lebanon Livelihoods report

Lorraine Charles, Research Associate at the Centre for Business Research, publishes new report on the economic opportunities and challenges for Palestinians and…

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Research Fellow in Corporate Growth and Regional Development

The University of Cambridge seeks to appoint a full-time research fellow at the Centre for Business Research to work on an exciting…

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Small business review

David Connell of the Centre for Business Research at Cambridge Judge to lead review on UK government Small Business Research Initiative. The…

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Giving workers employment rights increases productivity and profitability

New research findings from two of the UK's top universities, Cambridge and Manchester, reveals giving workers employment rights increases productivity and profitability.…

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VC and patents

Venture capital investment does not boost patents by technology firms, finds new study at University of Cambridge Judge Business School. 'Patenting has…

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Picking up the trail where the suffragettes left off – a Cambridge win for Westminster’s women MPs

The Cambridge-based web production company of CBR policy associate Boni Sones OBE has been internationally recognised for a two-part radio documentary it…

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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…

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R&D a key element to rebalance the economy, says Cambridge study

Renewed UK government spending on innovative R&D can create new industries A renewed focus on innovative research and development spending by major…

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Why the new nuclear power contract between EDF and the UK government should be re-negotiated

The BBC's Today programme interviewed David Howarth about the findings from the Centre for Business Research (CBR)'s workshop on the nuclear power contract…

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New evidence: science investment boosts growth

A new independent report for for the Campaign for Science and Engineering (CaSE), authored by Jonathan Haskel, Alan Hughes and Elif Bascavusoglu-Moreau,…

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