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Executive pay survey

New research by Professor Raghavendra Rau of Cambridge Judge looks at CEO compensation theory and practice, drawing on academic literature over many decades. The level of executive (CEO) pay is frequently in the headlines, as shareholders have revolted against salary…

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This Cambridge Life: The man (with the hat) studying risk-taking and our changing use of money

Raghavendra Rau, Sir Evelyn de Rothschild Professor of Finance at Cambridge Judge Business School, shares his insights about academic career, finance sector and how technologies are changing it, and why he feels lucky to live and work in Cambridge. Read…

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True Viral News: One thing the bitcoin frenzy has in common with the dot-com bubble

Can changing a name boost company’s stock price? According to Raghavendra Rau, Sir Evelyn de Rothschild Professor of Finance at Cambridge Judge Business School, companies that “put the word 'blockchain' or other cryptocurrency terms in their name have seen their…

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Marketwatch: Here’s one thing the bitcoin frenzy has in common with the dot-com bubble

Raghavendra Rau, Sir Evelyn de Rothschild Professor of Finance at Cambridge Judge Business School, says firms that put the word 'blockchain' or other cryptocurrency terms in their name have seen their share prices soar, much like companies that added a…

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Terrorism and CEO pay

CEOs at firms near terrorist attacks earn 8.8 per cent "compensation premium" over CEOs employed far from attacks, finds new study co-authored at Cambridge Judge Business School. Chief executives employed at companies near terrorist attacks earn an 8.8 per cent…

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Le Monde: Leaders, disasters and the sense of risk

An article about business leaders and how the personal story can influence their strategic decisions. A study co-authored by Raghavendra Rau, Sir Evelyn de Rothschild Professor of Finance at Cambridge Judge Business School, suggests that experiencing a natural disaster at…

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CNBC: Some closed funds ready to open for business again

A study led by Raghavendra Rau, Sir Evelyn de Rothschild Professor of Finance at Cambridge Judge Business School, is featured in the article. The study compares 125 open and closed investment funds between 1993 and 2004. Professor Rau advises not…

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Crowdfund Insider: The future of finance tackled at an annual event in Cambridge

Innovation in alternative finance and what the future looks like was discussed at the second annual conference recently held by the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF). Bryan Zhang of CCAF said: “This year’s annual conference focused on the big…

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Cambridge Business Magazine: Alternative finance grows in the Americas

According to the latest report by the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF) alternative finance market grew 23 per cent in the Americas in 2016, led by strong growth in the United States. “The United States is one of the…

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Financial Review: Why being the boss could cause brain damage

A study co-authored by Raghavendra Rau, Sir Evelyn de Rothschild Professor of Finance at Cambridge Judge Business School, is referenced in the article about leadership and mental state. The study titled “What doesn’t kill you will only make you more…

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