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Alternative finance (The Cambridge Judge Business Debate Podcast series)

We've heard all the buzz phrases, ranging from 'peer-to-peer lending' to 'cryptocurrencies'. But behind the hype, what exactly is alternative finance, and what are the benefits and risk? In this episode, joining podcast series host Michael Kitson, University Senior Lecturer…

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Industrial policy (The Cambridge Judge Business Debate podcast series)

The financial crisis has revived the notion of industrial policy in the UK. But how is it different today from the 'discredited' policies of the 1970s, and do we risk betting on winners once again? In this episode, joining podcast…

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Risky business (The Cambridge Judge Business Debate podcast series)

Companies and countries have always dealt with risks, but new threats such as cyber security are now changing the equation. How do you measure risk, what is the impact of recent events such as the Brexit vote, and what is…

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Gender inequality in the workplace (The Cambridge Judge Business Debate podcast series)

Statistics show that gender inequality at the workplace is pervasive, with lower pay and under-representation at top levels for women. How does this harm business, and should governments intervene? In this episode, joining podcast series host Michael Kitson, University Senior…

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Silicon Valley (The Cambridge Judge Business Debate podcast series)

Silicon Valley is a big success story, spawning the likes of Google and Apple. But what are the secrets of this success, and what challenges does Silicon Valley face to retain its leadership role? This episode of the Cambridge Judge…

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Business Because: Business schools are placing ethical dilemmas on the syllabus

Business schools globally are placing more emphasis on courses like ethics or artificial intelligence to address recent events such as sexual harassment. Michael Kitson, University Senior Lecturer in International Macroeconomics at Cambridge Judge Business School, who teaches the course on…

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Inequality (The Cambridge Judge Business Debate podcast series)

Since the early 1980s there has been widening income and wealth inequality in many industrialised countries. Why has this happened? Is it a problem? And if it is, what should we do about it? In this episode, joining podcast series…

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Globalisation (The Cambridge Judge Business Debate podcast series)

Is the globalisation which has shaped our world over recent decades slowing or even moving backwards in the wake of the Brexit vote in Britain and the election of Donald Trump as US president, asks the first podcast in the…

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Top MBA: How are business schools injecting politics education into their MBA programmes?

Business schools are introducing geopolitics in MBA curriculum as a result of growing global instability. Michael Kitson, University Senior Lecturer in International Macroeconomics at Cambridge Judge Business School, teaches a course that goes beyond geopolitics: “Students study many conventional courses…

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The Conversation: Budget 2017: experts respond

Michael Kitson, University Senior Lecturer in International Macroeconomics at Cambridge Judge Business School, comments on the British budget. “The UK economy is in desperate need of a reboot but the chancellor has delivered a ‘neither here nor there’ Budget,” Kitson…

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