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‘Citizens of Somewhere’

Foreign-born academics in Britain are actively engaged in both the UK and internationally, contributing greatly to UK society, says a new study of 14,000 academics co-authored at Cambridge Judge Business School. British Prime Minister Theresa May famously said that some…

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Citizens of Somewhere

Phys.org: The contribution of international academics to UK must be recognised

Foreign-born academics in Britain are actively engaged in both the UK and internationally, contributing greatly to UK society, says study co-authored by Michael Kitson, University Senior Lecturer in International Macroeconomics at Cambridge Judge. The study of more than 14,000 UK…

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Board Agenda: Could Japan’s governance be improving?

Japan introduced a corporate governance code in 2015, but critics say more needs to be done. Dr John Buchanan, Research Associate at the Centre for Business Research, Cambridge Judge Business School, says although implementation of corporate governance at larger corporations…

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Financial Times: EU proposes to dominate North Ireland’s economy

Dr Graham Gudgin, Research Associate at the Centre for Business Research at Cambridge Judge Business School, writes a letter to the Financial Times about the impact the EU Draft Withdrawal Agreement will have on Northern Ireland. Read the full article…

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Military spending did not “crowd out” welfare in Middle East prior to Arab Spring

Findings dispute "guns versus butter" narrative as a major factor behind the Arab Spring. Researchers caution against uncritically applying lessons from Western nations to interpret public policy decisions in the Middle East. Research casts doubt on the widely-held view that…

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Cairo, Egypt - 12 February 2011: Egyptians take to Tahrir Square in downtown Cairo to celebrate the success of the Egyptian revolution

Legislating labour in the long run

Researchers have built the single largest dataset of employment laws – spanning more than 100 countries across much of post-war history – to look at how worker rights affect economies over decades. There's a familiar story that goes something like…

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All in a day’s work

Researchers at the University of Cambridge are helping to understand the world of work - the good, the bad, the fair and the future. Here, Simon Deakin, Catherine Barnard and Brendan Burchell launch our month-long focus on some of these…

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Mail Online: HMRC’s claim that post-Brexit red tape could cost firms £20bn criticised

Dr Graham Gudgin, Honorary Research Associates at the Centre for Business Research, Cambridge Judge Business School, has criticised the calculations released by HRMC. It says that Max Fac or maximum facilitation would cost Britain between £17 and £20 billion and…

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Cambridge 105 Radio: Cambridge businesses continue to grow

Julian Glover speaks to Matthew Bullock, Vice-Chairman of Cambridge Ahead and Master of St Edmund’s College about newly published data showing growth of Cambridge-based companies remains strong. The Centre for Business Research (CBR) has been working with Cambridge Ahead to…

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Cambridge News: Closing the gap between rich and poor key to region’s future

Bridging the gap between the rich and poor is key to the region's future prosperity, according to a new report. The interim report published by the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Independent Economic Review (CPIER) highlights the fast rate of economic and…

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