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The Hindu Business Line: Cambridge researchers look at Bollywood to understand consumption patterns

A study co-authored by Jaideep Prabhu, Professor of Marketing at Cambridge Judge Business School, is featured in the article. Using Bollywood films the study examines energy and household appliance use across four decades in India. “Our intent was to show…

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Film and energy

Using Bollywood films to examine energy and household appliance use across four decades in India. Energy studies are often highly technical. A new study from the University of Cambridge takes a far more colourful approach, using 19 Indian feature films…

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The Spectator: Is nuclear power the answer to climate change?

Dr Simon Taylor Faculty (Professor level) in Management Practice (Finance) at Cambridge Judge Business School, was one of the panellists on a podcast discussing about nuclear power in the UK, the Hinkley Point power plant, energy policy and more. Listen…

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Financial Times: Pakistan seeks relief from China over Belt and Road

Dr Kamal Munir comments on Pakistan’s energy policy as the country is trying to trying to renegotiate Belt and Road repayments with China. “We’ve established a rent seeking racket, there is no competition in the sector, the returns are guaranteed…

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Leadership lessons

As an act of nature, coronavirus may make people change climate change behaviour, says Lord Browne. The fact that the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic stems from nature may prompt people to put more emphasis on changing behaviour to tackle climate change,…

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Opinion piece: Labour plan to renationalise the UK energy networks is a bad idea

Why renationalising the UK energy system would not advance the country’s climate and energy goals. By Professor Michael Pollitt, Professor of Business Economics at Cambridge Judge Business School Along with rail, mail, water and broadband, the UK Labour Party has…

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The Conversation: Labour plan to renationalise the UK energy networks is a bad idea – business economist

Michael Pollitt, Professor of Business Economics at Cambridge Judge Business School, discusses why renationalising the UK energy system would not advance the country’s climate and energy goals. “There are better ways to improve the UK’s energy supplies. Tighter regulation of…

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A special interest beyond the classroom for the MBA student

For those with a range of interests there is a wide range of groups, known as 'special interest groups', that if embedded from the outset into your learning experience can ensure the Cambridge MBA year is that much richer and…

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In search of good energy policy

Energy policy debates usually revolve around science and technology, but a new book co-edited by Michael Pollitt and David Reiner of Cambridge Judge Business School takes a multidisciplinary approach based in the social sciences and humanities. Discussions of energy policy…

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Renewables revolution – energy trends in a ’12 years left’ world

In a world where the UN and climate scientists have recently issued sober warnings about the urgency of taking action on climate change to prevent the worst impacts, it has never been more important to assess the state of renewables…

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