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The Economist: A grim outlook

Airports and seaports process huge quantities of goods. A disaster that downs one can have an outsized impact, says Andrew Coburn of Cambridge University’s Centre for Risk Studies, an academic group. Along with colleagues, he has analysed maritime trade and…

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Impactful research

Khaled Soufani and Daniel Ralph of Cambridge Judge Business School are honoured with the School's 2020 Sandra Dawson Research Impact Award. Dr Khaled Soufani and Professor Daniel Ralph of Cambridge Judge Business School have been named winners of the 2020…

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Asia Insurance Post: Global annual average cat losses rise almost eight times in 50 years

Higher insurance penetration usually speeds recovery from natural disasters, but not in the US due to a fragmented insurance market, says new report from the Centre for Risk Studies at Cambridge Judge Business School. "The report looks mostly at vulnerable…

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Catastrophe insurance

Higher insurance penetration usually speeds recovery from natural disasters, but not in the US due to a fragmented insurance market, says new report from the Centre for Risk Studies at Cambridge Judge Business School. Countries with higher insurance penetration usually…

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Levelling up

More equal societies can mitigate crisis risk, says keynote speaker at annual Risk Summit of the Centre for Risk Studies. Governments should act "more as an insurer" by seeking more equitable societies rather than simply responding to crises, the CEO…

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The many shapes of Cambridge Judge Business School engagement in challenging times

At Cambridge Judge Business School, we pride ourselves in our commitment to engaging with businesses, policy-makers and civil-society organisations. We believe that knowledge can be a powerful tool to help different players to improve their practices, policies and to develop…

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West to East

State-directed capitalism rather than trade imbalance is the real US worry about China, Michael Kitson tells the Risk Summit of the Centre for Risk Studies. The state-directed nature of Chinese capitalism that allows longer-term investments is likely of greater concern…

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Assessing risk

New book Beyond Bad Apples looks at how organisations manage their risk culture, which is timely as firms examine their ethos on racial and gender issues. A new book entitled Beyond Bad Apples focuses on the role of organisations in managing…

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World Economic Forum: $82 trillion over 5 years? Cambridge study counts the cost of coronavirus

The GDP@Risk over the next five years from the coronavirus pandemic could range from an optimistic loss of $3.3 trillion under a rapid recovery scenario to $82.4 trillion in an economic depression scenario, says the Centre for Risk Studies at…

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International Business Times: Coronavirus impact on business

The GDP@Risk over the next five years from the coronavirus pandemic could range from an optimistic loss of $3.3 trillion under a rapid recovery scenario to $82.4 trillion in an economic depression scenario, according to the Centre for Risk Studies…

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