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Major international collaboration on critical behavioural science theory lead by CJBS affiliates

A new study co-authored Dr Kai Ruggeri and Dr Tomas Folke, from the Centre for Business Research, replicates influential Prospect Theory that describes how people make choices when faced with risky decisions. In recent years, the popularity of behavioural science…

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The Guardian: How do we stop an unemployment pandemic?

Dr Ewan McGaughey, Research Associate at the Centre for Business Research, based at Cambridge Judge Business School, writes an op-ed on unemployment as a result of the coronavirus outbreak and what could be done about it. “As we struggle to…

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ITV: University research calls for employers to cut hours, not jobs

Companies should cut working hours instead of jobs in order to boost the economy and people’s mental health says research by the Centre for Business Research (CBR) at Cambridge Judge Business School. The study found that reducing hours for all…

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ASSET: new measure of economic and financial literacy

ASSET is a new short scale that evaluates financial literacy in teenagers and young adults, developed by researchers at Cambridge Judge Business School. It covers key concepts such as compound interest, risk diversification and inflation. The team carried this work…

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Joint research project on legal systems and AI selected for funding by UKRI and JST

A research project on legal systems and artificial antelligence (AI), based on collaboration between Hitotsubashi University, Japan, and the University of Cambridge, UK, has been selected for funding following a joint call by UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) and the…

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OMFIF: Gold and the future of the global reserve currency system

Michael Kitson, University Senior Lecturer in International Macroeconomics at Cambridge Judge, was a guest panellist on a podcast of the Official Monetary and Financial Institutions Forum. Michael talked about the state of the gold market and the internationalisation of China’s…

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Wealth Adviser: Passport data reveals Asian countries most flexible for travel

Dr Lorraine Charles, Research Associate at the Centre for Business Research, comments about travel and migration as the Henley Passport Index reveals the top countries. The index ranks all the world’s passports according to the number of destinations their holders…

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The Agenda: Another Brexit dustup

Dr Graham Gudgin, Research Associate at the Centre for Business Research at Cambridge Judge, discusses Brexit on Canadian public television programme The Agenda. Watch the video [tvo.org]…

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Privatisation and corruption

Privatisation of state-owned enterprises in IMF loan conditions can increase corruption through a 'vicious circle' of weaker institutions and increased incentives, says a new study co-authored at Cambridge Judge Business School. Privatisation of state-owned enterprises as a condition for International…

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University of Cambridge: One day of paid work a week is all we need to get mental health benefits of employment

The Centre for Business Research is leading a project, The Employment Dosage: How Much Work is Needed for Health and Wellbeing? Research suggests that we only need to work eight hours a week to get the mental health benefits of…

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