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Employers should cut hours not people

Calls for companies to reduce working hours instead of cutting jobs help mental health and to boost the economy after the pandemic. Research co-authored at the Centre for Business Research, Cambridge Judge Business School, calls for companies to reduce working hours instead of cutting jobs…

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It really is different this time

In the 2008/09 financial crisis, we thought we were living through historic times. barely a decade later we face another historic crisis, Dr Simon Taylor blogs. A crumb of comfort during the 2008/09 financial crisis was the thought that we…

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Abstract picture of Coronavirus negatively impacting the economy.

Newsweek: Iran faces fourth crisis in oil crash amid U.S. sanctions, coronavirus and protests

Dr Kamiar Mohaddes, University Senior Lecturer in Economics & Policy at Cambridge Judge Business School, comments about the role of coronavirus, U.S. sanctions, and the slowdown in oil markets on the Iranian economy. Kamiar says that sanctions “have limited exports…

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Impact of cyber attacks continues to increase across the world: Global Risk Index 2019

The potential impact of cyber attacks on the economy of the world's largest cities has risen by nearly nine per cent in the last year, according to the 2019 update of the Global Risk Index from the Centre for Risk…

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Impact of cyber attacks continue to increase across the world

The Economist: Naughty investment banks win more IPO business

A study by Dr Thomas Roulet, University Senior Lecturer in Organisation Theory at Cambridge Judge, finds that Wall Street’s sins have a surprising side-effect: press reports of bad behaviour by investment banks during and after the financial crisis were good…

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Greek shoots?

Dr Christos Pitelis doesn’t just study real-world policy decisions. As an adviser to the Greek government at a time of economic and political turmoil he has seen their true impact. How can academics affect real-world policy decisions? In the case…

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