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Business Because: Business schools are placing ethical dilemmas on the syllabus

Business schools globally are placing more emphasis on courses like ethics or artificial intelligence to address recent events such as sexual harassment. Michael Kitson, University Senior Lecturer in International Macroeconomics at Cambridge Judge Business School, who teaches the course on…

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Inequality (The Cambridge Judge Business Debate podcast series)

Since the early 1980s there has been widening income and wealth inequality in many industrialised countries. Why has this happened? Is it a problem? And if it is, what should we do about it? In this episode, joining podcast series…

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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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Top MBA: How are business schools injecting politics education into their MBA programmes?

Business schools are introducing geopolitics in MBA curriculum as a result of growing global instability. Michael Kitson, University Senior Lecturer in International Macroeconomics at Cambridge Judge Business School, teaches a course that goes beyond geopolitics: “Students study many conventional courses…

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The Conversation: Budget 2017: experts respond

Michael Kitson, University Senior Lecturer in International Macroeconomics at Cambridge Judge Business School, comments on the British budget. “The UK economy is in desperate need of a reboot but the chancellor has delivered a ‘neither here nor there’ Budget,” Kitson…

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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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BBC: Sunday Politics East

Michael Kitson, University Senior Lecturer in International Macroeconomics at Cambridge Judge Business School, took part in a panel discussion where he commented on stagnating wages, productivity and investment. Watch the video [bbc.co.uk, starts at 51m 14s]…

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The Conversation: UK election: hung parliament casts doubt over Theresa May’s future

Michael Kitson, University Senior Lecturer in International Macroecononics at Cambridge Judge, comments on the UK general election results. “Many will focus on the short-term froth of falls in the pound and in stock markets, but of greater concern are the…

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The Conversation: UK Budget 2017: experts respond

Michael Kitson, University Senior Lecturer in International Macroeconomics at Cambridge Judge Business School, comments on the UK budget. “The chancellor delivered an upbeat assessment of the economy – upbeat but rose-tinted. The economy is currently being sustained by debt-driven consumption…

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World Economic Forum: Unity is more important than ever, but the world is fragmenting

Michael Kitson, University Senior Lecturer in International Macroeconomics at Cambridge Judge Business School, writes about global challenges such as climate change control, ageing populations and health care, work automation, and the rise of global capitalism. “Global challenges need global responses,…

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