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Michael Kitson

A shared direction

As Michael Kitson succeeds Dr Jane Davies as Director of the Cambridge MBA programme this autumn, they discuss teamwork, the Cambridge ecosystem, and the importance to business education of understanding different cultures. Dr Jane Davies The Cambridge MBA baton passes…

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Skills (The Cambridge Judge Business Debate podcast series)

What skills are required for the 21st Century, and what is the role for technology and governments? L-R: Mark Andrews, Michael Kitson, Bruno Cotta, Jaideep Prabhu In this episode, joining podcast host Michael Kitson, University Senior Lecturer in International Macroeconomics…

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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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Spread the innovation around

The UK economy needs greater diffusion of innovation, not just new inventions. By Michael Kitson, University Senior Lecturer in International Macroeconomics at Cambridge Judge Business School Michael Kitson A consortium of prestigious science, business and research organisations is calling on…

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Metro: How a no-deal Brexit is going to affect our lives

Michael Kitson, University Senior Lecturer in International Macroeconomics at Cambridge Judge Business School, discusses what Brexit means for individuals and UK businesses, and says the new Prime Minister will be “likely to impose even more austerity to deal with the…

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Business Because: 10 books every MBA candidate should read this summer

Business Because highlights 10 “must-read” books for MBA applicants recommended by business school academics and other experts in higher education. Michael Kitson, University Senior Lecturer in International Macroeconomics at Cambridge Judge Business School, recommends “The Sex Factor: How Women Made…

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Leadership (The Cambridge Judge Business Debate podcast series)

What is effective leadership in business and politics, and how can leadership be inclusive rather than divisive? L-R: Simon Learmount, Thomas Roulet, Michael Kitson In this episode, joining podcast host Michael Kitson, University Senior Lecturer in International Macroeconomics at Cambridge…

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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 Conversation: George Osborne is a bad fit for the IMF – top economist takes a close look at his bid for the job

George Osborne, the former UK Chancellor of the Exchequer, is touting himself as the next head of the International Monetary Fund. He is hoping to fill the forthcoming vacancy as the current managing director, Christine Lagarde, has been nominated to…

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