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Privatisation and corruption

Privatisation of state-owned enterprises in IMF loan conditions can increase corruption through a 'vicious circle' of weaker institutions and increased incentives, says a new study co-authored at Cambridge Judge Business School. Privatisation of state-owned enterprises as a condition for International…

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Dishonest businessman secretly giving money to his someone in the dark.

Nawaz Sharif ousted in Pakistan: celebrate, but remember the bigger picture

Kamal Munir, Reader in Strategy & Policy at Cambridge Judge Business School, considers the wider political and economic consequences of Nawaz Sharif's resignation in a recent piece in The Conversation. In a landmark judgement, a five-member bench of the Supreme…

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Nawaz Sharif

Six reasons why … star performers are bad for the bottom line

Everyone - shareholders, board members, even colleagues - loves a star performer. But how many deliver on the top hire promise? CJBS faculty Dr Jenny Chu, Dr Pedro Saffi and Professor Raghavendra Rau investigate why top names can actually have…

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Six reasons why … good bankers will always turn bad

They want to be good, they promise to be good, but will they be good? Cambridge Judge Business School faculty Professor Raghavendra Rau, Dr Bang Dang Nguyen and Dr Pedro Saffi explore six reasons why, whether it's retail or investment,…

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Association of Business Schools: Large bribes do not lead to greater benefits

Research led by Cambridge Judge Business School academic Professor Raghavendra Rau, Sir Evelyn de Rothschild Professor of Finance, has revealed that firms bribing their way to contracts under-perform for up to three years before and after securing the work for…

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Large bribes do not lead to greater benefits

Research led by Professor Raghavendra Rau has focused fresh light onto bribery and flies in the face of previous survey-based studies Fresh research led by Cambridge academic Raghavendra Rau, Sir Evelyn de Rothschild Professor of Finance at Cambridge Judge Business…

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Large bribes do not lead to greater benefits

Research led by Professor Raghavendra Rau has focused fresh light onto bribery and flies in the face of previous survey-based studies Fresh research led by Cambridge academic Raghavendra Rau, Sir Evelyn de Rothschild Professor of Finance, has revealed that firms…

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The Financial: Mr Wang Shi visits Cambridge Judge Business School

Cambridge Judge Business School was delighted to welcome Mr Wang Shi, one of China’s most renowned business leaders, to talk about ‘Corporate Values: The Mountains to Climb’ at an event hosted by the Cambridge Executive MBA programme on Friday 9…

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Handelsblatt: Where returns of more than 1000 percent are possible

Corruption is still widespread - and extremely lucrative for businesses... Cambridge researcher, Professor Raghavendra Rau, from Cambridge Judge Business School wonders why - because bribery has an extremely high rate of return, it shows in a recent study..." Read the…

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America Economia: Invertir o no en amigos: he ahí el dilema [To invest or not in friends, that is the question]

Ya sea por desconfianza en la economía formal o porque los lazos de sangre o la amistad son más fuertes, es aún incierto el futuro que puede tener una inversión o emprendimiento a partir de la afinidad...Raghavendra Rau, profesor de…

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