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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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Cambridge News: Trade war on the cards as Trump takes office?

Cambridge academics and entrepreneurs share their views on what to expect from Donald Trump as he takes the presidency. Peter Williamson, Honorary Professor of International Management at Cambridge Judge Business School, and Michael Kitson, University Senior Lecturer in International Macroeconomics…

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Global cooperation is at risk just when our economies need it most

Michael Kitson, University Senior Lecturer in International Macroeconomics, Cambridge Judge Business School writes in The Conversation in co-operation with the World Economic Forum to coincide with its annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland. The world economy is fragmenting. We have seen…

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world in crisis

The Conversation: Global cooperation is at risk just when our economies need it most

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 – all topics under discussion…

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The Conversation: Autumn Statement 2016: experts respond

Academics from various British universities respond to the Autumn Statement by UK chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond. Michael Kitson, University Senior Lecturer in International Macroeconomics at Cambridge Judge Business School, said the statement was “a lost opportunity to implement…

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The New York Times: Amid uncertainty, UK treasury chief to offer bleak outlook

Michael Kitson, University Senior Lecturer in International Macroeconomics at Cambridge Judge Business School, comments on the eve of the Autumn Statement. "What I would hope to see is a relaxation of austerity but with a new fiscal framework that will…

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