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Top 15 reads of 2020

The news and insight section of Cambridge Judge Business School's website attracts audiences with eclectic interests ranging from business to healthcare to the arts. In 2020, attention was focused on articles related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Confirming behaviour 13 January…

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Thirty years on

Wang Boming, an architect of the 1990 creation of the stock exchanges in China, talks with the Dean of Cambridge Judge Business School about how the exchanges have contributed to a transformation of the Chinese economy over the past three…

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Donya-e Eqtesad: Benefits of buying a vaccine

Dr Kamiar Mohaddes, University Senior Lecturer in Economics & Policy at Cambridge Judge Business School, talks implications of Covid-19 for Iran and fiscal costs in the country in Donya-e Eqtesad (a major Iranian newspaper). Read the full article []…

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COVID-19 economic impact

The coronavirus pandemic will likely reduce real world GDP by three per cent by the end of 2021 below pre-crisis predictions, says new paper co-authored by Dr Kamiar Mohaddes of Cambridge Judge. Kamiar Mohaddes The coronavirus pandemic will likely reduce…

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Sohu: from West to East

The state-directed nature of Chinese capitalism that allows longer-term investments is likely of greater concern to the United States than current trade imbalances, says Michael Kitson. “Arguably it’s this form of capitalism, this longer-term perspective that will enable China to…

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DD News: Special programme: COVID-19 and the global economy

Jaideep Prabhu, Jawaharlal Nehru Professor of Indian Business & Enterprise at Cambridge Judge Business School, discusses the impact of COVID-19 to global economy on the Indian broadcast TV. Talking about global economy recovery Jaideep said it really depends on how…

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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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The Times: £23bn vanishes from economy as bosses put spending on hold

Raghavendra Rau, Sir Evelyn de Rothschild Professor of Finance at Cambridge Judge Business School comments on businesses' capital expenditure plans during uncertain times. Professor Rau says that a key point about planned capex is “its option value, which lasts only…

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Leadership lessons

Universities will propel the country forward after the pandemic, says Lord Karan Bilimoria. The innovation and creativity of the United Kingdom as reflected in its universities will propel the country forward despite the current coronavirus pandemic, says Lord Karan Bilimoria,…

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Market integrity

Study on insider trading is relevant to coronavirus bailouts. The last big economic bailout in the United States was the $700 billion Troubled Asset Relief Plan (TARP) enacted during the financial crisis in 2008. That package is now dwarfed by…

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