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Carryover co-operation

Sir Mene Pangalos of AstraZeneca, in a Cambridge Judge interview, urges continuation of the 'exceptional' collaboration between industry, academia, government and regulators that led to rapid development of COVID-19 vaccines. Sir Mene Pangalos The "exceptional" collaboration between the pharmaceutical industry,…

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Female scientist looking at ampoule with new medication, vaccination development.

Finextra: CCAF, World Bank, World Economic Forum launch second Covid-19 fintech impact study

The survey is aiming to collect information and from firms globally to gain insights into fintech performance during coronavirus pandemic. Bryan Zhang, Executive Director of the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF), explains: “Our previous Rapid Assessment Study provided a…

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New study aims to assess global fintech industry’s resiliency to COVID-19

Joint study between Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF) at Cambridge Judge Business School, University of Cambridge, and the World Bank Group to provide essential data to assess the medium-to-longer term impact of the global pandemic on fintech firms worldwide.…

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Business person using mobile smartphone app analysing fintech data in relation to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic.

Poets & Quants: 2021 Best and Brightest EMBAs: John Lee

John Lee, currently studying Executive MBA at Cambridge Judge Business School, is featured in Poets & Quants’ Best and Brightest EMBAs list. John talks about his current role, favourite Business School professor and the biggest lesson he gained during the…

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Varying reaction

The response to COVID-19 (coronavirus) differed between East and West, says Professor Zhang Wenhong in an article in the Cambridge Judge Business School's China Report. Divergent responses to the COVID-19 pandemic around the world have in part reflected cultural differences…

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Medical staff member preparing a COVID-19 vaccine with a syringe injection while patient sits patiently with her bare arm out.

Very unwise

Ending all COVID-19 restrictions is a reckless decision by the UK government at this critical time, says Professor Christoph Loch. By Christoph Loch The track record of decisions of the UK government in the COVID-19 context has resulted in the…

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A healthcare worker showing the signs of fatigue from working long hours combatting communicable disease in a hospital.

Taking advantage of crisis

Businesses should use the COVID-19 pandemic to pivot to better service rather than making excuses, says Jaideep Prabhu, Professor of Marketing at Cambridge Judge Business School. By Professor Jaideep Prabhu The customer is always right, and they are fed up…

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Male checkout server wearing protective gloves and handing fresh pizza in pizza boxes, boy is holding paper bag, both customers is wearing protective masks during Covid-19 pandemic era.

Financial Times: The frugal ingenuity that everyone needs in a crisis

Jaideep Prabhu, Professor of Marketing at Cambridge Judge Business School, comments on jugaad innovation during crisis. “It’s a kind of mindset that can be applied to a whole range of contexts,” Jaideep says. “In times of crisis, people who have…

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Study reveals resilience of alternative finance sector and growing contribution to business funding

Largest dataset for worldwide online alternative finance market reveals shifting geographical landscape and performance during global pandemic. The Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF) at Cambridge Judge Business School, University of Cambridge, today published its 2nd Global Alternative Finance Market Benchmarking Report which found growth in…

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Cover image from 2nd Global Alternative Finance Benchmarking Study depicting a wind turbine made of network links, shining bright on a dark background.

Forbes: What does commuting do to innovation?

Further coverage of a study co-authored by Dr Jochen Menges, University Lecturer in Organisational Behaviour at Cambridge Judge Business School, which suggests that not commuting stops the transition from work to home mode for many workers. The study says that…

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