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A special interest beyond the classroom for the MBA student

For those with a range of interests there is a wide range of groups, known as 'special interest groups', that if embedded from the outset into your learning experience can ensure the Cambridge MBA year is that much richer and…

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In search of good energy policy

Energy policy debates usually revolve around science and technology, but a new book co-edited by Michael Pollitt and David Reiner of Cambridge Judge Business School takes a multidisciplinary approach based in the social sciences and humanities. Discussions of energy policy…

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Renewables revolution – energy trends in a ‘twelve years left’ world

In a world where the UN and climate scientists have recently issued sober warnings about the urgency of taking action on climate change to prevent the worst impacts, it has never been more important to assess the state of renewables…

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Renewables revolution

Tailwind: The oil disrupters

Cambridge Judge Business School alumni Steve Edwards and Tom Ujejski were part of the very first Executive MBA (EMBA) cohort in 2009. The Scottish geologist and the Canadian lawyer soon found themselves working on a plan to shake up the…

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Energy & energy policy (The Cambridge Judge Business Debate podcast series)

A 'tough sell': why it is so difficult to address climate change on a global scale. L-R: Michael Kitson, David Reiner, Michael Pollitt In this episode, joining podcast host Michael Kitson, University Senior Lecturer in International Macroeconomics at Cambridge Judge…

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Pakistan’s privatisation dilemma as it seeks IMF bailout

Reluctantly seeking an IMF bailout for its balance-of-payments crisis, Imran Khan’s nascent government in Pakistan has already devalued its currency, hiked utility rates and imposed new taxes in an effort to be “ready” for IMF reforms. As if these measures…

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The Conversation: Pakistan’s privatisation dilemma as it seeks IMF bailout

Dr Kamal Munir, Reader in Strategy & Policy at Cambridge Judge Business School, writes about Pakistan’s privatisation dilemma as it seeks help from the International Monetary Fund. He says the government should heed the lessons from Pakistan’s “troubled history” of…

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Bringing solar power to India

CEO of Orb Energy, Damian Miller talks about his mission to bring clean solar energy to developing countries. Join podcast series host Conrad Chua, Executive Director of the Cambridge MBA as we bring you a series of interviews with students,…

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Euractiv: Capacity mechanisms reform – key issues to watch

Michael Pollitt, Professor of Business Economics at Cambridge Judge Business School, says that capacity mechanisms give national governments “the confidence of having backup capacity when wind and solar are not available” – but argues that these will be phased out…

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Euractiv: Academic: Fossil fuel back-ups ‘may be the price to pay’ for renewables

An interview with Michael Pollitt, Professor of Business Economics at Cambridge Judge Business School, about renewable energy and fossil fuel policies in EU countries. “It’s a contradiction that policymakers are currently struggling to resolve. But fossil fuel back-up plants are…

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