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The Independent: Economists say Brexit is not good for troubling GDP

Michael Kitson, University Senior Lecturer in International Macroeconomics at Cambridge Judge Business School, writes about UK’s troubling GDP, economic outlook and what Brexit might bring. “Productivity in the UK has been sluggish since the financial crisis, and the most recent…

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The Washington Post: Branson: Pound could be just a dollar in ‘no-deal’ Brexit

Michael Kitson, University Senior Lecturer in International Macroeconomics at Cambridge Judge Business School, comments on recent turbulence for the British currency. “First, the markets are wary about the prospects of a no-deal Brexit; second, there are concerns about Boris Johnson’s…

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The Telegraph: FA survey reveals enormous social and economic benefits of grass-roots football

Michael Kitson, University Senior Lecturer in International Macroeconomics at Cambridge Judge Business School, comments about the economic impact of amateur football. “Grass-roots football is ingrained in many local communities and, as this important report shows, makes substantial contributions to the…

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The ‘carry’ trade

The carry strategy in foreign exchange markets generates positive average returns over the long run, but it can experience losses when there are shifts from fixed to floating currency regimes, finds a new study co-authored by Dr David Chambers of…

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Purposeful economics

Andy Haldane, Chief Economist of the Bank of England, was the guest speaker at the 'Purpose of Finance' series of the Master of Finance (MFin) programme at Cambridge Judge Business School. Andy Haldane, Chief Economist of the Bank of England,…

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Long-term economic outlook and equity prices

by Dr Adelphe Ekponon, Research Associate, Cambridge Centre for Finance and Cambridge Endowment for Research in Finance Dr Adelphe Ekponon The very first asset pricing models (also called Capital Asset Pricing Models or CAPM) have postulated that the only risk…

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China and the new world order

Michael Kitson reflects on Trump taking centre-stage at the 2018 G20 summit and how China will dominate the new world order. By Michael Kitson, University Senior Lecturer in International Macroeconomics at Cambridge Judge Business School Tensions loomed over Argentina, which…

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The New York Times: China’s strong economic growth figures belie signs of weakness

A study co-authored by Prof Peter Williamson and Executive Education alumnus Simon Hoenderop (ALP 2015), is featured in the article. The study focuses on revenue and gross margin at 150 large companies listed on major Chinese stock exchanges. These more…

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Chinese economic growth

A new study co-authored by Professor Peter Williamson and Simon Hoenderop of Cambridge Judge calls for an alternative 'bottom-up' index to measure China's economic growth. China's official statistics on growth in gross domestic product (GDP) – 6.9 per cent in…

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Cambridge News: Big names form commission to study Cambridgeshire economy

The Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Independent Economic Review (CPIER) has been commissioned to review the economy in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough. Economist Dame Kate Barker, Chair of the CBR Advisory Board and a former top Government housing adviser, will chair the commission. Professor…

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