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The legacy of Trump’s divisive politics (Opinion piece)

Yes, Donald Trump was too alienating to win, but future populists may refine the Trump formula for even more divisive politics. By Dr Thomas Roulet, University Senior Lecturer in Organisation Theory and Deputy Director of the MBA programme at Cambridge…

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A pile of Trump/Pence election campaign badges.

West to East

State-directed capitalism rather than trade imbalance is the real US worry about China, Michael Kitson tells the Risk Summit of the Centre for Risk Studies. The state-directed nature of Chinese capitalism that allows longer-term investments is likely of greater concern…

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Dangers of de-globalisation

Worrying signs of a knee-jerk reaction to COVID-19, says Peter Williamson, Honorary Professor of International Management. There are worrying signs of a knee-jerk reaction to the coronavirus pandemic, a spasm toward protectionism, nationalism and the abandonment of international cooperation. This is clearly the wrong approach. …

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Hot Pickle and other experiences – a start-up story

Lifting the lid on the 'Hot Pickle' success story and the two MBAs who started their journey over a decade ago when they met in Cambridge and first formed their business. Rupert Pick and Patrick Hammond formed their successful marketing…

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China and the new world order

Michael Kitson reflects on Trump taking centre-stage at the 2018 G20 summit and how China will dominate the new world order. By Michael Kitson, University Senior Lecturer in International Macroeconomics at Cambridge Judge Business School Tensions loomed over Argentina, which…

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The Conversation: G20 will be about Donald Trump and his tariffs – but China will dominate the new world order

Michael Kitson, University Senior Lecturer in International Macroeconomics at Cambridge Judge, discusses global economic challenges discussed at the G20 summit and what the outcome might be. He says China will dominate the new world order: “China is home to many…

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Cyber federalism

Dr Edward Oughton looks at protecting critical national infrastructure from cyber attacks. Infrastructure expert Dr Edward Oughton of Cambridge Judge Business School was selected for a US State Department programme focusing on cyber security of critical national infrastructure. He was…

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US business exposed to Brexit doubt

Uncertainty 'exported' to America due to Brexit could spark rise in US unemployment, according to research co-authored by Pembroke Visiting Scholar at Cambridge Judge Business School. Uncertainty "exported" to the United States due to Britain's pending exit from the European…

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Gubernatorial spoils study: ‘All politics is local’

Companies whose directors are connected to winning US gubernatorial candidates increase in value and are more likely to receive state subsidies, loans and tax credits, says new study co-authored at Cambridge Judge Business School. The late Speaker of the US…

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US shutdown: the fallout for UK and emerging economies

Cambridge Judge Business School's experts comment on shutdown A prolonged shutdown of the US government will spell interesting times for other economies as the ripples spread outwards to lap at other shores. This is the message from three commentators from…

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