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West to East

State-directed capitalism rather than trade imbalance is the real US worry about China, Michael Kitson tells the Risk Summit of the Centre for Risk Studies. The state-directed nature of Chinese capitalism that allows longer-term investments is likely of greater concern…

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The Times: £23bn vanishes from economy as bosses put spending on hold

Raghavendra Rau, Sir Evelyn de Rothschild Professor of Finance at Cambridge Judge Business School comments on businesses' capital expenditure plans during uncertain times. Professor Rau says that a key point about planned capex is “its option value, which lasts only…

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Leadership lessons

Universities will propel the country forward after the pandemic, says Lord Karan Bilimoria. The innovation and creativity of the United Kingdom as reflected in its universities will propel the country forward despite the current coronavirus pandemic, says Lord Karan Bilimoria, the…

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Market integrity

Study on insider trading is relevant to coronavirus bailouts. The last big economic bailout in the United States was the $700 billion Troubled Asset Relief Plan (TARP) enacted during the financial crisis in 2008. That package is now dwarfed by…

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Seven cashflow strategies

Practical ideas for businesses to remain resilient in the challenging COVID-19 economic environment from Max Montgomery (MBA 2019). The COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic has forced governments around the world to implement extreme lockdown policies. Although this has helped contain the virus,…

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Post-Brexit Britain (The Cambridge Judge Business Debate podcast series)

What are some of the issues facing Britain post-Brexit? L-R: Jaideep Prabhu, John Gourd, Mia Gray, Michael Kitson. In this episode, joining podcast host Michael Kitson, University Senior Lecturer in International Macroeconomics at Cambridge Judge Business School, are are John…

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Cycles of poverty

How will income inequality deepen problems during the COVID-19 (coronavirus) crisis? While some are relying on friends and neighbours to help them get groceries during the COVID-19 crisis, the poor may need to put themselves at risk of COVID-19 by…

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Phys.org: Poor people experience greater financial hardship in areas where income inequality is greatest

A study co-authored by Jaideep Prabhu, Professor of Marketing at University of Cambridge Judge Business School, explores how income inequality will deepen problems during the COVID-19 crisis. The study shows that “hardship increases for low-income individuals by reducing their ability…

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Financial Times: Why India’s global ambitions require more pursuit of WEF principles

Jaideep Prabhu, Professor of Marketing at Cambridge Judge Business School, discusses the challenges that India faces in aiming to become a major player in the global economy. He says investment in infrastructure “to the tune of several trillion dollars over…

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Greek Reporter: Greece appoints internationally-recognised experts to shape nation’s growth plan

The Greek government has formed a special commission to work on a new “Growth Plan” for the country’s economy. The commission includes academics and business executives who will share their knowledge and experience to draft the new economic policy. Dr…

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