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Survival of the most adaptable – how the recession can lead to a change for the better

As the global recession sinks into becoming a deepening global depression, and new financial measures such as "quantitative easing" are brought in to try and stabilise markets, Cambridge Judge Business School's podcast series has been talking to its academics to…

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Green shoots of recovery, anyone?

If men define situations as real, they are real in their consequences: the maxim of the 'self fulfilling prophecy'. Forecasts that are sufficiently believed, cause people to act in ways that make the prediction come true. Forecasts about the economy…

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Distributing the downturn

The International Labour Organisation has forecast a rise in unemployment by 20 million worldwide by the end of 2009. The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has forecast a loss of up to 10 million jobs within the OECD…

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2009 podcast kattuman distributing the downturn

The key to the solution is Keynes

Nick Butler, Chairman of the Cambridge Centre for Energy Studies at Cambridge Judge Business School, is formally launching the Keynes Society this Spring, a concept inspired by the urgent need for some new economic thinking at this critical time. It…

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Can we turn adversity into opportunity? Yes, we can

As 2008, a year that shook the world and began the restructuring of the global economies, draws to a close, we take a look at the year ahead. Which economies are likely to find it easiest to ride out the…

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2009 podcast adversity into opportunity

Dr William Janeway, Warburg Pincus: Financial economics is not a branch of physics

Dr Bill Janeway, Senior Advisor at Warburg Pincus and Member of Cambridge Judge Business School's Advisory Board, comments on the current crisis, where he thinks it all went wrong and why financial economics needs to be re-established as a social…

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