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Why does disinformation still flourish when fact-checking is available?

An upcoming Cambridge Disinformation Summit and ongoing webinar series looks at the scourge of strategic disinformation, says Professor Alan Jagolinzer of Cambridge Judge Business School. Alan Jagolinzer Accountants have been grappling with disinformation about the financial health of publicly traded…

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Why does disinformation still flourish when fact-checking is available?

The gender gap in household bargaining power: a portfolio-choice approach

by Ran Gu, University of Essex, Cameron Peng, London School of Economics and Political Science and Weilong Zhang, Fellow, Cambridge Endowment for Research in Finance, University of Cambridge When studying the allocation of household assets, virtually all existing papers start…

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Centre for Risk Studies and BitSight partner on cybersecurity economics

The Centre for Risk Studies and BitSight today announced a new research partnership that will analyse the relationship between organisational cybersecurity investments and risk reduction. The partnership combines security programme investment costs, BitSight's cybersecurity performance data, and the Centre's sophisticated…

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Protective measures

Three steps can help firms address vulnerabilities that can lead to supply chain cyberattacks, says a Harvard Business Review article from the Centre for Risk Studies at Cambridge Judge Business School. Companies should take three steps to address vulnerabilities that…

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Impact and engagement at the Centre for Risk Studies

Each of our research centres has unique ways to engage with non-academic organisations and, through that, to generate real world impact. This month we decided to share with you the work of the Centre for Risk Studies at Cambridge Judge…

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Risk prevention

The average period between crises from 1700-1900 was 21 years, but since 1960 this has shrunk to just eight years. Investment opportunities totalling $3 trillion per year could reduce the probability of huge risks ranging from climate change to pandemics,…

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Governing catastrophes

Re-learning how to manage risk can be a template for the future governance of crises, say academics from the Centre for Business Research at Cambridge Judge Business School. This article, which originally appeared on the website of the University of…

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Levelling up

More equal societies can mitigate crisis risk, says keynote speaker at annual Risk Summit of the Centre for Risk Studies. Governments should act "more as an insurer" by seeking more equitable societies rather than simply responding to crises, the CEO…

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Assessing risk

New book Beyond Bad Apples looks at how organisations manage their risk culture, which is timely as firms examine their ethos on racial and gender issues. A new book entitled Beyond Bad Apples focuses on the role of organisations in managing…

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World Economic Forum: $82 trillion over 5 years? Cambridge study counts the cost of coronavirus

The [email protected] over the next five years from the coronavirus pandemic could range from an optimistic loss of $3.3 trillion under a rapid recovery scenario to $82.4 trillion in an economic depression scenario, says the Centre for Risk Studies at…

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