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Dr Kamiar Mohaddes says the pandemic's economic situation is 'really different' from past crises in that the combination of supply, demand, and confidence shocks is unprecedented, in a webinar for the What's Next? How to Survive and Thrive in a…

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Four ways firms can prepare for post-coronavirus recovery

Four key insights can help companies better navigate the expected COVID-19 (coronavirus) recession and be poised for growth when the economy improves, Hamza Mudassir, Visiting Fellow in Strategy and alumnus (MBA 2012) of Cambridge Judge Business School, writes in a…

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Industrial policy (The Cambridge Judge Business Debate podcast series)

The financial crisis has revived the notion of industrial policy in the UK. But how is it different today from the 'discredited' policies of the 1970s, and do we risk betting on winners once again? In this episode, joining podcast…

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Greek shoots?

Dr Christos Pitelis doesn’t just study real-world policy decisions. As an adviser to the Greek government at a time of economic and political turmoil he has seen their true impact. How can academics affect real-world policy decisions? In the case…

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Time is running out for the euro

A leading Cambridge economist predicts the death of the euro despite the efforts of policy makers who are papering over cracks and trapping very different countries with tight fiscal rules when they should have a looser monetary policy. Michael Kitson,…

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Draconian austerity measures do not work

A leading Cambridge economist today warns that austerity programmes linked positively to structured steps and discipline at a macroeconomic level are needed to revive flagging European economies: austerity on its own does not work Dr Christos Pitelis, a Reader in…

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‘Shareholder Spring’ failed to make waves

Professor Raghavendra Rau and Dr Bang Dang Nguyen agree that the so-called 'Shareholder Spring' has proved to be a damp squib Two acknowledged leading financial thinkers believe the much-vaunted 'Shareholder Spring' that began to emerge in the spring of 2012…

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Rethinking economics

Macroeconomist Michael Kitson of Cambridge Judge Business School compares the current global recession to the Great Depression of the 1930s and feels that austerity is here for a long time unless there is a change in economic policy, globally, as…

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Rethinking economics

A highly respected macroeconomist says a regime change in economics is needed to haul the country out of austerity and ensure long-term growth Macroeconomist Michael Kitson of Cambridge Judge Business School compares the current global recession to the Great Depression…

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The myth of monetarism

With a stagnating economy and rising inflation, we need an urgent change of policy and a coherent strategy for growth In a new podcast interview for Cambridge Judge Business School's expert comment series, Michael Kitson, Senior Lecturer in International Macroeconomics…

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