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Government effect on media: how banks got better coverage during the financial crisis

Financial crisis media coverage of big banks was less critical when those banks received bailouts, as the press saw this as a sign of social acceptability, says study from Cambridge Judge Business School. The influence of the media’s watchdog role…

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The financial district in downtown Manhattan, New York City.

Peer2Peer Finance News: CCAF founder to chair open banking working group

Bryan Zhang, Co-founder and Executive Director of the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF) at Cambridge Judge Business School, has been appointed as chair of a new strategic working group aimed at developing and encouraging uptake of open banking in…

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Gaps in financial citizenship

Despite its name, 'inclusive finance' institutionalises uneven access to finance for poor citizens in Pakistan and elsewhere in the Global South, says a new study by Dr Juvaria Jafri, Research Associate at the Centre for Strategic Philanthropy at Cambridge Judge…

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A twenty Pakistani rupee bank note with a pile of one rupee coins.

Liquidation, bailout, and bail-in: insolvency resolution mechanisms and bank lending

by Professor Bart Lambrecht, Director of the Cambridge Centre for Finance and the Cambridge Endowment for Research in Finance Professor Bart Lambrecht The 2008-2010 financial crisis and the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic have highlighted the importance of an orderly insolvency resolution…

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Classic architecture details of a Bank building.

Janet Mui: making sense of economic development and facing the future

As we launch the 2021 Wo+Men's Leadership Centre Annual Conference, we caught up with Cambridge MBA alumna Janet Mui, who is a speaker on the Equity, Diversity and Inclusion panel at this year's conference. Janet graduated from Cambridge Judge in…

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Janet Mui, MBA class of 2010.

Kestrl – the Islamic fintech putting ethics and faith at the forefront of personal finance innovation in the UK

We meet the two start up entrepreneurs, Areeb Siddiqui (MBA 2018) and Daeng Termizi (MBA 2018) who pivoted their MBA towards innovation in the UK fintech sector. Kestrl's ambition is to become the UK's leading money manager by making it…

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Areeb Siddiqui standing outside a London office.

Welfare implications of bank valuation disagreement

by Dr Hormoz Ramian, Research Associate, Cambridge Centre for Finance and Cambridge Endowment for Research in Finance Regulatory interventions have always been ensued by heated debates. In the years after the financial crisis reached its darkest moment, academic literature and…

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Businessman using tablet analyzing sales data and economic growth graph chart.

Jumping into alternative finance

Cambridge alumnus Hunter Sims (MBA 2018) shares his career insights after a leap from a finance career in banking in the USA, to heading up Operations at the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance at Cambridge Judge Business School. When Hunter…

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Banking fightback?

Banks can ensure their relevance by creating a federated bank ID that serves as a 'digital passport' throughout the economy, says article co-authored by Professor Stelios Kavadias of Cambridge Judge Business School.  Banks are now deeply threatened by tech platforms but can ensure their relevance by creating a…

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Upward view of a bank building made of glass windows.

Negative interest rate: the interaction between monetary and financial regulatory policies

by Hormoz Ramian, Research Assistant, Cambridge Centre for Finance and Cambridge Endowment for Research in Finance The negative interest rate has been among the frontier policies to counter the recent economic downturns. The 2020 pandemic resurfaced the policy's role that…

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A businessman places his hand on his head as he looks up and is perplexed by a chart showing a negative interest rate.

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