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Dr Bill Nuttall, Dr Michael Pollitt, Dr David Reiner and Dr Pierre Noël, Electricity Policy Research Group: What price energy post-Fukushima?

The Electricity Policy Research Group explores the implications of the Japanese earthquake on European energy markets and policy In a new Cambridge Judge Business School podcast, researchers from the Electricity Policy Research Group (EPRG) at Cambridge Judge Business School explore…

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Is social enterprise being set up to fail?

Is 'Enterprise Society' a myth or a reality? Are the resources needed to successfully deliver it in place? As redundant public sector workers prepare to bid for contracts to win their own work back, academics from Cambridge Judge Business School…

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Energy policies – the good, the bad and the ugly

The future of energy policies in the UK and Europe - is there a 'right' approach? What are the consequences for both society and the country's economic recovery? Academics from Cambridge Judge Business School have been setting out their joint…

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Subsidising low carbon energy technologies

Academics from Cambridge Judge Business School have been setting out their joint visions of a future energy policy for the UK and Europe in a new podcast documentary. In a discussion proposed by the Electricity Policy Research Group (EPRG), "Energy…

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Rewiring the system

Dr Michael Pollitt, Reader in Business Economics at Cambridge Judge Business School, believes we are entering a new era of renewable energy generation, where interactive networks, smart electricity meters and energy saving devices on consumer lights and heaters will help…

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Oiling the wheels of productivity

The performance and efficiency of the world's national oil companies - i.e. those still wholly under government ownership - could be increased very dramatically by privatising them, new research finds. The results of such performance improvements would be staggering, explains…

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New model regulation in the electricity industry

The problem of monopolistic control in the UK electricity industry remains a factor today in spite of several decades of regulation by Ofgem, following privatisation in the 1980s. This would suggest that Ofgem has to focus as much on promoting…

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Centre for Business Research (CBR) news from 2007

The contribution of services and other sectors to Australian productivity growth 1980-2004 30 November 2007 A new report by the CBR, commissioned by the Australian Business Foundation, looks at Australia's productivity performance from 1980 to 2004. There has been a…

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TIME Magazine: Enlightened self-interest

In their new book, Multi-nationals in their Communities, two British academics look at well-run CSR projects and how they help the communities where they operate. Ian W. Jones, a management lecturer at Oxford University, and Michael G. Pollitt, a reader…

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Centre for Business Research (CBR) news from 2004

CBR research casts new light on UK innovation process 25 November 2004 CBR research that was presented at a major conference in Edinburgh on November - and covered by the Financial Times the same day - has shed new light…

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