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The gig economy (The Cambridge Judge Business Debate podcast series)

From Uber to Deliveroo, the 'gig economy' is increasingly visible. But with flexibility for workers comes uncertainty, so what is the future of the gig economy including the role of government? L-R: Dr Chris Coleridge, Dr Belinda Bell, Dr Thomas…

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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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Poets & Quants: Business schools predict what 2020 has in store

Michael Kitson, Director of MBA programme, University Senior Lecturer in International Macroeconomics at Cambridge Judge Business School, shares his predictions for 2020 and believes the world economy will shift from West to East: “The global economy in the 20th century…

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Opinion piece: A £50 billion ‘Remain bonus’? This claim may not be a fact but it’s very likely

By Michael Kitson, University Senior Lecturer in International Macroeconomics at Cambridge Judge Business School Michael Kitson It was a forlorn hope that we would reach peak political deception with the 2016 EU referendum's Brexit bus, which was emblazoned with the…

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The Conversation: A £50 billion ‘Remain bonus’? This claim may not be a fact but it’s very likely

Michael Kitson, University Senior Lecturer in International Macroeconomics at Cambridge Judge Business School, writes an opinion piece for The Conversation about the £50 million bonus claim. “It should be emphasised that there is a lot of uncertainty about economic forecasts.…

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Office politics (The Cambridge Judge Business Debate podcast series)

Though seemingly trivial, office politics can affect the performance of employees and organisations. The latest podcast in the Cambridge Judge Business Debate series asks how can we improve them? L-R: Philip Stiles, Mark de Rond, Simon Stockley, Michael Kitson In…

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Management Today: Elton John, Lord Weinstock and the 3-day week: A journey back to 1973

Michael Kitson, University Senior Lecturer in International Macroeconomics at Cambridge Judge, is cited in a recent Management Today article looking back at Britain in 1973 when the country joined the European Union. The article says many economic experts including Michael…

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A shared direction

As Michael Kitson succeeds Dr Jane Davies as Director of the Cambridge MBA programme this autumn, they discuss teamwork, the Cambridge ecosystem, and the importance to business education of understanding different cultures. Dr Jane Davies The Cambridge MBA baton passes…

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Skills (The Cambridge Judge Business Debate podcast series)

What skills are required for the 21st Century, and what is the role for technology and governments? L-R: Mark Andrews, Michael Kitson, Bruno Cotta, Jaideep Prabhu In this episode, joining podcast host Michael Kitson, University Senior Lecturer in International Macroeconomics…

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The Independent: Economists say Brexit is not good for troubling GDP

Michael Kitson, University Senior Lecturer in International Macroeconomics at Cambridge Judge Business School, writes about UK’s troubling GDP, economic outlook and what Brexit might bring. “Productivity in the UK has been sluggish since the financial crisis, and the most recent…

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