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Financial Times: Inside the ‘Covid Triangle’: a catastrophe years in the making

Dr Mia Gray, Research Associate at the Centre for Business Research, based at Cambridge Judge Business School, comments on austerity during the pandemic. “Council budgets across the country have taken an enormous hit over a decade of austerity, affecting their…

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The Guardian: Covid-19 has exacerbated soaring problem debt levels in the UK

Dr Mia Gray, Senior Research Fellow at Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance, discusses how Covid-19 has worsened the problem of debt levels in the UK. “Many of the issues around problem debt reflect that the people in our society with…

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Deregulating Greece

A new book on the Greek financial crisis and beyond includes a chapter on market regulation and competition co-authored by Dr Christos Genakos of Cambridge Judge Business School. A new book about the Greek financial crisis includes a chapter on…

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The Guardian: UK voters are being sold a lie: there is no need to cut public services

"Redesigning the public sector to work more like Amazon, Spotify and Uber could save billions with no frontline cuts. And only bureaucracy would lose out," says Dr Mark Thompson, University Senior Lecturer in Information Systems at Cambridge Judge Business School.…

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Draconian austerity measures do not work

A leading Cambridge economist today warns that austerity programmes linked positively to structured steps and discipline at a macroeconomic level are needed to revive flagging European economies: austerity on its own does not work Dr Christos Pitelis, a Reader in…

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Crisis, what crisis?

Dr Christos Pitelis, Reader in International Business & Competitiveness, says every crisis is an opportunity. Greece maybe the focus of attention now for the Eurozone, but there are lessons for all to learn. Austerity, he says, is the new buzz…

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