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Long-term returns

Following high returns in the 1980s and 1990s, real equity returns have since been below historical averages despite pandemic recovery, says Credit Suisse Yearbook. Professor Elroy Dimson Investors benefited from high returns in the 1980s and 1990s, but since then…

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Jumping into alternative finance

Cambridge alumnus Hunter Sims (MBA 2018) shares his career insights after a leap from a finance career in banking in the USA, to heading up Operations at the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance at Cambridge Judge Business School. When Hunter…

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CSP become members of Worldwide Initiatives for Grantmaker Support (WINGS)

The Centre for Strategic Philanthropy (CSP) has become a member of the Worldwide Initiatives for Grantmaker Support (WINGS). WINGS is a global network of philanthropy associations, networks, academic institutions, support organisations and funders whose purpose is to strengthen, promote and…

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CSP to produce COVID-19 industry report

The Centre for Strategic Philanthropy is producing an industry report that will assess initial responses to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) crisis by the global philanthropic community with a focus on emerging markets. It will seek to understand how philanthropy is rising to…

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2019 Business in Africa Conference

The conference is one of the largest annual conferences held at Cambridge Judge Business School (CJBS) and attracts business leaders, students and professionals with an interest in business in Africa as well as other emerging markets. The annual Business in…

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Investment yearbook

The annual Global Investment Returns Yearbook, co-authored by Professor Elroy Dimson of Cambridge Judge, finds that 2018 was the worst year for global equity returns since the financial crisis, while investors in Chinese stocks have received no premium despite the…

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Emerging fast: what’s it like consulting in emerging markets?

They offer rich opportunities – but what’s it really like to consult in a rapidly-growing economy? As the pace of change in the global economy accelerates, emerging markets are becoming an ever more crucial business arena over multiple sectors. One…

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‘Indirect’ learning

Concern about executive 'brain drain' from developing countries is misplaced. 'Indirect' learning in mature markets crucial to developing-country firms' growth, says research co-authored at Cambridge Judge. Concern about a "brain drain" of executives from developing countries who work in mature…

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Laurent L. Philippe, Procter & Gamble: Women are key to P&G success in Africa

Women are at the heart of consumer giant Procter & Gamble's drive to build business and organisations for sustainable growth in emerging markets like sub-Saharan Africa. MBA students attending the opening Cambridge Leadership Seminar of the new academic year heard…

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The World Financial Review: Jugaad innovation: think frugal, be flexible, generate breakthrough growth

Jugaad is a Hindi word that roughly translates as “overcoming hash constraints by improvising an effective solution using limited resources”. Jugaad innovation is a powerful approach to innovation that is most active in emerging markets such as India ... As…

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