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Risky business

Companies and countries have always dealt with risks, but new threats such as cyber security are now changing the equation. How do you measure risk, what is the impact of recent events such as the Brexit vote, and what is…

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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 HRMC. It says that Max Fac or maximum facilitation would cost Britain between £17 and £20 billion and…

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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 on Brexit, sent out by the campaign group Briefings for Brexit, found that the decision to take the…

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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 of the impact of Brexit on the UK economy undertaken by the Treasury and by other official and…

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Globalisation (The Cambridge Judge Business Debate podcast series)

Is the globalisation which has shaped our world over recent decades slowing or even moving backwards in the wake of the Brexit vote in Britain and the election of Donald Trump as US president, asks the first podcast in the…

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BBC Radio 4: Today

Dr Graham Gudgin, Research Associate at the Centre for Business Research at Cambridge Judge Business School, comments on the UK treasury’s estimated financial impact on Brexit. Dr Gudgin says the calculations are not correct and “have some flaws – exaggerating…

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Brexit uncertainty

The economic impact of Britain’s exit from the European Union is fuzzy because economic modelling can’t accurately predict unique events, Michael Kitson of Cambridge Judge tells an audience at St Catharine’s College. The future economic impact of Britain’s decision to…

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Vincent O’Sullivan joins the Permanent Representation of Ireland to the EU

Vincent O'Sullivan (EMBA 2017) has started a new role at the Irish Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade in Brussels. Congratulations to Vincent O’Sullivan, who has been appointed to the position of Financial Services Attaché at the Permanent Representation of…

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The Spectator: The embarrassing role of economists on Brexit

Dr Graham Gudgin, Research Associate at the Centre for Business Research at Cambridge Judge, discusses Brexit negotiations: “It is difficult to know whether the EU’s cussed stance is caused by inevitable inflexibility of an unwieldy rules-based organisation, or as Yanis…

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Brexit: time to seize the digital day

For Brexit to succeed, it needs to be citizen-centred. Yet there's a real danger, writes Dr Mark Thompson, University Senior Lecturer in Information Systems, that the opportunity to deliver this will be lost. Imagine if we had electricity but no…

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