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Banking on innovation

As world leaders pin their hopes on innovation to 'jump-start' their economies, there's a stark warning that it could take decades Economist Michael Kitson, University Senior Lecturer in International Macroeconomics at Cambridge Judge Business School, is warning that innovation is…

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Centre for Business Research (CBR) news from 2010

Professor Hughes re-appointed as member to the Prime Minister's Council for Science and Technology 16 December 2010 The Prime Minister today re-appointed five members, including Professor Alan Hughes, appointed four ex-officio members, and launched the recruitment of up to around…

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2010 news cbr

The human cost of slashing public spending

What are the consequences for both society and the country's economic recovery? Academics from Cambridge Judge Business School have raised concerns about whether the size and speed of Chancellor George Osborne's cuts will dampen the economic recovery and whether volunteers…

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2010 podcast human cost of slashing public spending

The search for profitability and business success in the private and public sector

'So, where should our business leaders begin?' Searching for profitability and business success in the private and public sector In a new 40 minute radio documentary podcast Cambridge Judge Business School explores how managers in the private and public sector…

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2010 podcast documentary search

It’s the economy, stupid

Michael Kitson, University Senior Lecturer in International Macroeconomics at Cambridge Judge Business School, considers the effectiveness of the economic policies of the three main parties to continue Britain's recovery. He warns of the dangers of a quick deficit cut, why the…

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2010 podcast kitson economy

Does the balance of payments matter?

The UK is in the red, we've borrowed and borrowed, and continue to do so, but Michael Kitson, University Senior Lecturer in International Macroeconomics, warns it can't go on. We must get the balance of payments to balance again and…

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Centre for Business Research (CBR) news from 2009

22,000 academics speak: results from the largest survey of academics 20 October 2009 On 20 October 2009 the UK Innovation Research Centre (UK~IRC) launched the results of the latest CBR research on how British academics interact with businesses and other…

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2009 news cbr

Shape of things to come

According to Michael Kitson, University Senior Lecturer in International Macroeconomics at Cambridge Judge Business School, the recession will be deeply protracted and U-shaped, not W-shaped as some are forecasting, leaving permanent scars on the economy in the form of lost economic capacity.…

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2009 podcast kitson shape of things to come

Times Higher Education: ‘Myth’ of ivory tower under siege as survey shows industry links are strong

The notion of the ivory tower is under threat as academics embrace links with industry as a central tenet of their profession - and not just in the hard sciences. The largest survey of academic engagement with business has found…

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Centre for Business Research (CBR) news from 2008

Innovation systems, innovation policy and the future of university-industry knowledge exchange 7 August 2008 On 14 August 2008 Professor Alan Hughes will be giving a public lecture presented by the National Academies Forum at the John Curtin School of Medical…

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