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The Quint: Is tennis’ scoring system helping underdogs?

According to Dr Chris Hope, Reader in Policy Modelling at Cambridge Judge Business School, the current tennis scoring system – point-game-set-match rather than total points – improves an underdog’s chances at Wimbledon. “Tennis has a weird scoring system. This leads…

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BBC World Service: Newsroom

Dr Chris Hope, Reader in Policy Modelling at Cambridge Judge Business School, discusses computer modelling and how underdogs at Wimbledon are boosted by the scoring system used in tennis. Dr Hope looked at the difference between a simple points-based tennis…

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New Scientist: How the weird scoring system in tennis gives underdog a boost

According to Dr Chris Hope, Reader in Policy Modelling at Cambridge Judge Business School, the current tennis scoring system – point-game-set-match rather than total points – improves an underdog’s chances at Wimbledon. “Tennis has a weird scoring system. This leads…

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Quiet please: advantage underdog

The current tennis scoring system - point-game-set-match rather The scoring system used in tennis - point-game-set-match rather than total points as in basketball - significantly improves the chances of an underdog winning a match at the upcoming Wimbledon championships, according…

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2018 News: Quiet please, advantage under dog.

Cyber scholarship

A journal article on permafrost thaw – co-authored in Cambridge and Colorado – began with a tweet and ended with an email, with not a phone call or meeting in sight. Dr Chris Hope, Reader in Policy Modelling at Cambridge…

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2018 Brainfood: Cyber scholarship.

Policy Options: Team Canada should pull the NAFTA agenda toward a postcarbon world

Canada is in the midst of preparing its strategy for renewed NAFTA negotiations with the United States and the agenda will likely include border carbon tax, says the article. Dr Chris Hope, Reader in Policy Modelling at Cambridge Judge Business…

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Nevada Appeal Online: Whose interests is Trump protecting in ditching Paris climate accord?

In an article about President Trump withdrawing his nation from the Paris climate accord, a 2015 report from Cambridge Judge Business School is referenced. It found that the present value of the damage caused by human-caused climate change from a…

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Vice-Chancellor’s awards 2017

Five Cambridge Judge Business School nominations for this year’s Vice-Chancellor's Awards, with winners to be announced in July. Five people from Cambridge Judge Business School have been nominated for the 2017 Vice-Chancellor's Awards at the University of Cambridge, with the…

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Quartz: How the world could punish Trump for quitting the Paris climate agreement

Dr Chris Hope, Reader in Policy Modelling at Cambridge Judge Business School, comments on climate change tax in an article analysing what could happen after Donald Trump said the US will quit the 2015 Paris Climate Change Agreement. Read the…

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How will the Paris climate agreement change your day-to-day life?

Dr Chris Hope, Reader in Policy Modelling at Cambridge Judge considers some of the less obvious ways the Paris climate agreement could change your life, including extra pay in your bank account, lower payroll taxes and lower costs of eating…

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