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OMFIF: Gold and the future of the global reserve currency system

Michael Kitson, University Senior Lecturer in International Macroeconomics at Cambridge Judge, was a guest panellist on a podcast of the Official Monetary and Financial Institutions Forum. Michael talked about the state of the gold market and the internationalisation of China’s…

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Only Strategic: Global Risk Index suggests around $584bn could be lost in 2020

Around $584 billion could be wiped off the global economy by catastrophic events in 2020, according to an annual Global Risk Index by the Centre for Risk Studies at Cambridge Judge. The index measures the potential impact on 279 major…

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Opinion piece: A £50 billion ‘Remain bonus’? This claim may not be a fact but it’s very likely

By Michael Kitson, University Senior Lecturer in International Macroeconomics at Cambridge Judge Business School Michael Kitson It was a forlorn hope that we would reach peak political deception with the 2016 EU referendum's Brexit bus, which was emblazoned with the…

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Symbolic image of scissors cutting the EU flag and the Union Jack in two.

The Conversation: A £50 billion ‘Remain bonus’? This claim may not be a fact but it’s very likely

Michael Kitson, University Senior Lecturer in International Macroeconomics at Cambridge Judge Business School, writes an opinion piece for The Conversation about the £50 million bonus claim. “It should be emphasised that there is a lot of uncertainty about economic forecasts.…

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Eastern Eye: Brexit, India’s domestic woes will weigh down bilateral trade

Jaideep Prabhu, Professor of Marketing at Cambridge Judge Business School, comments about the slowdown in the Indian economy. “Whenever there is a slowdown, firms look to cut costs and are cautious about new investments and so on. This would result…

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Forbes: Innovating your way out of the resource curse

A new book “Institutions and Macroeconomic Policies in Resource-Rich Arab Economies" co-edited by Dr Kamiar Mohaddes, University Senior Lecturer in Economics & Policy at Cambridge Judge Business School, is featured in a Forbes article. The book addresses how Arab countries…

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Is debt financing by firms good for economic growth?

by Dr Adelphe Ekponon, Research Associate, Cambridge Centre for Finance and Cambridge Endowment for Research in Finance Dr Adelphe Ekponon In addition to internal funds, firms have two main sources of financing: equity and debt (in general, a mix of…

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Balancing equity and debt.

CNBC: Climate change could shave off three per cent of the world economy, study finds

A joint study co-authored by Dr Kamiar Mohaddes, University Senior Lecturer in Economics & Policy at Cambridge Judge Business School, estimates the potential effects of climate change on national economies. It says climate change could shave three per cent off…

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World Economic Forum: A ‘green interest rate?’ Fed digs into climate change economics

A study by Dr Kamiar Mohaddes, University Senior Lecturer in Economics & Policy at Cambridge Judge, is featured in a WEF article on the idea of a “green interest rate” considered by the US Federal Reserve. The study was recently…

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Scientific American: Warming will cost rich and poor countries alike

Further coverage of a study by Dr Kamiar Mohaddes, University Senior Lecturer in Economics & Policy at Cambridge Judge Business School, shows the potential effects of climate change on national economies. The study says seven per cent of global GDP…

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