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A greener Scotland: Cambridge Judge fellow named chair of green taskforce

Cambridge Judge Fellow David Pitt-Watson is named Chair of a new Scottish Taskforce for Green and Sustainable Financial Services. David Pitt-Watson, a Fellow (Finance) at Cambridge Judge Business School, has been named Chair of a new Scottish Taskforce for Green…

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Cross-country stock market comovement: a macro perspective

by Dr Elisa Faraglia, Cambridge Endowment for Research in Finance Fellow In the post WW2 period, the cross-country correlations between the stock markets in developed economies were fairly low, implying significant potential benefits from diversification. Beginning in the mid 1990s,…

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Financial Times: Why aren’t we trying to create a financial sector for all?

David Pitt-Watson, Research Fellow at Cambridge Judge Business School, is quoted in the Financial Times article. We are “simply not having [the] debate about the purpose of the finance industry”, says David Pitt-Watson, who teaches the subject at Cambridge. “Part…

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Why do green stocks outperform?

by Dr Mehrshad Motahari, Research Associate, Cambridge Centre for Finance and Cambridge Endowment for Research in Finance Green, or environmentally friendly, companies have generated significantly higher stock returns compared to their brown peers in recent years. This gap in the…

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Demand for information

by Dr Shiqi Chen, Research Associate, Cambridge Centre for Finance and Cambridge Endowment for Research in Finance Shiqi Chen We are entering into an era of Big Data, in which the demand and supply of data and information are growing…

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Impact and engagement at the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance

Each of our research centres has unique ways to engage with non-academic organisations and, through that, to generate real world impact. This month we are sharing the work of the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance at Cambridge Judge Business School.…

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Climate finance

by Dr Mehrshad Motahari, Research Associate, Cambridge Centre for Finance and Cambridge Endowment for Research in Finance The risk of climate change and its potentially drastic consequences has reshaped many industries in recent years. The financial industry has been no…

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Firms’ capital structure dynamics, market competition, and industry dynamics

by Shiqi Chen, Research Associate, Cambridge Centre for Finance and Cambridge Endowment for Research in Finance Debt-equity conflict is undoubtfully one of the core paradigms of corporate finance research. It is well-known that, once debt is in place, the misalignment…

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Crowdfund Insider: The Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance launches collaboration network

The Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF) at Cambridge Judge Business School, launches global collaboration network. The Cambridge Alternative Finance Collaboration Network will facilitate cross-regional and sectoral knowledge to fulfill its goal of “informing decisions related to financial inclusion, economic…

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Call for SEC action

Article co-authored by Professor Alan Jagolinzer of Cambridge Judge calls for Securities and Exchange Commission to reform 'pre-planned' stock sale rules. Professor Alan Jagolinzer An article co-authored by Professor Alan Jagolinzer of Cambridge Judge Business School in The Hill, a…

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