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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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Oil & economics

New book co-edited by Dr Kamiar Mohaddes of Cambridge Judge Business School says stronger institutions can help oil-rich Arab countries avoid the 'resource curse'. Dr Kamiar Mohaddes A new book co-edited by Kamiar Mohaddes of Cambridge Judge Business School addresses…

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Oil fields.

Black History Month

Dr Othman Cole of Cambridge Judge Business School speaks about the "resource curse" afflicting some developing countries, and how to reform public-private infrastructure initiatives. Dr Othman Cole, Senior Faculty in Management Practice (Finance) at Cambridge Judge Business School, was featured…

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Dr Othman Cole

Lessons from Nigeria

Successful diversification of an economy requires proper planning – and learning from previous mistakes, says Dr Othman Cole of Cambridge Judge Business School. Diversification is the basis of a stable economy. But countries rich in natural resources can grow complacent,…

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Nigeria is a resource-rich country but it needs to diversify

The unbearable lightness of helium

“Helium is very different to other finite resources, because if we don't use it today it isn't there for tomorrow.” Helium is an abundant element that could play a crucial role in a low-carbon future, yet the industry that produces…

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A rising demand for helium?

Fundamentally there is a certain irony that a material that is so important for a future low-carbon society is itself a by-product of natural gas. Without a fossil fuel industry what would we do for helium? Dr William Nuttall, University…

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Damian Miller, Orb Energy: Power at the point of need

Dr Damian Miller, CEO of Orb Energy, set up his company in India after working for Shell and completing his PhD at Cambridge Judge Business School. His new book, Selling Solar, looks at solar technology in the emerging countries and…

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Dr Damian Miller

Elsie Owusu, Society of Black Architects: Grass roots solutions will win through

"The Global Water Initiative: Implications of Climate Change and Variability on African Water Resources", a three-day conference co-ordinated by Cambridge Judge Business School's Cambridge Centre for Energy Studies and held at Downing College, University of Cambridge, brought together academics from…

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Grass roots

Dr Joel Ratsirarson, University of Antananarivo: Sharing knowledge will reap rewards

"The Global Water Initiative: Implications of Climate Change and Variability on African Water Resources", a three-day conference co-ordinated by Cambridge Judge Business School's Cambridge Centre for Energy Studies and held at Downing College, University of Cambridge, brought together academics from all…

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Dr Joel Ratsirarson

Ayilari-Naa Awupeyagi Juati, Ghana Met Agency: We can find a solution

"The Global Water Initiative: Implications of Climate Change and Variability on African Water Resources", a three-day conference co-ordinated by Cambridge Judge Business School's Cambridge Centre for Energy Studies and held at Downing College, University of Cambridge, brought together academics from all…

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