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Defining, detecting and measuring asset price bubbles

by Charlie Woodman, Research Assistant, Cambridge Centre for Finance and Cambridge Endowment for Research in Finance One of the most frequently asked questions in the financial news media this year has been whether the stock market is in a 'bubble'?…

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Bubble in the finance world.

Kestrl – the Islamic fintech putting ethics and faith at the forefront of personal finance innovation in the UK

We meet the two start up entrepreneurs, Areeb Siddiqui (MBA 2018) and Daeng Termizi (MBA 2018) who pivoted their MBA towards innovation in the UK fintech sector. Kestrl's ambition is to become the UK's leading money manager by making it…

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Forbes: Properly done financial audits are a powerful tool for addressing climate change

“The reason companies invest in climate-destroying assets is because they look profitable," comments Cambridge Judge Business School's Visiting Fellow David Pitt-Watson, in the Forbes article discussing financial auditing as a tool for addressing climate change. Read the full article [forbes.com]…

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The decline of Lebanon (Opinion piece)

The decline of Lebanon, the 'Switzerland of the Middle East', is a cautionary tale for the West about autocratic rule and scapegoating. Foreword by Christoph Loch, Dean of Cambridge Judge Business School Professor Christoph Loch The following article is a…

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Good reporting

Annual reports should inform society – not just shareholders – about vital issues such as the financial health and environmental impact of organisations, says Professor Alan Jagolinzer of Cambridge Judge Business School. Professor Alan Jagolinzer By Professor Alan Jagolinzer Corporate…

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Global challenges

During the inaugural edition of a speaker series from Pembroke College and Cambridge Judge Business School, Shriti Vadera discussed some of the significant challenges facing governments and business in light of COVID-19 and longer term structural changes in economies and…

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Global communications sphere. Particle world.

Nature and nurture

Childhood disruption through parents' divorce or death is a "nurture"-related factor affecting risk taking of investment professionals, says study in Journal of Banking & Finance. Professor Raghavendra Rau It’s long been accepted that both nature and nurture influence the risk-taking…

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Sustainable investment

Look more closely at corporate divestitures of carbon-heavy assets, says Robert Ritz, Senior Research Associate in Economics & Policy at Cambridge Judge Business School. Sustainable investment - accounting for corporate performance on environmental, social and governance (ESG) metrics - has…

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Forbes: Five female leaders share their advice on how to be more financially savvy

Dr Jenny Chu, University Senior Lecturer in Accounting at Cambridge Judge Business School, comments on how women can be more financially savvy. “For those women with an ambition to be more financially savvy my advice would be to take stock…

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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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