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The outperformance of US equity markets in the last century has continued in the 21st century, says a new study co-authored by Elroy Dimson of Cambridge Judge Business School. Professor Elroy Dimson The 20th century has widely been dubbed "The…

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New data reveals timeline of China’s bitcoin mining exodus

Research team from the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF), unveils new datasets showing geographic shifts in Bitcoin mining – with China's share declining sharply even before a government crackdown in June 2021. by Michel Rauchs, Digital Assets Lead at…

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New virtual money concept, Gold Bitcoins.

Has the US ‘lost’ China a second time?

The shift of US attitudes on China owes as much to American disappointments as it does to changes in China's behaviour, says Simon Taylor, Faculty (Professor level) in Management Practice (Finance) at Cambridge Judge Business School. By Dr Simon Taylor…

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Rescue plan

Joe Biden’s US$1.9 trillion stimulus won't be enough to reignite world economy on its own, says Michael Kitson of Cambridge Judge Business School. By Michael Kitson The economic orthodoxy has long been that governments should try to balance their books…

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The Conversation: Joe Biden’s US$1.9 trillion stimulus won’t be enough to reignite world economy on its own

Michael Kitson, University Senior Lecturer in International Macroeconomics at Cambridge Judge Business School, discusses Joe Biden’s US$1.9 trillion stimulus to reignite the US economy. “The impact of this fiscal stimulus on the US economy will depend on how consumers and…

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Stock sales

Three US senators cite research by Professor Alan Jagolinzer of Cambridge Judge Business School in urging SEC reform of insider trading laws.  Professor Alan Jagolinzer Three US senators cited research co-authored by Professor Alan Jagolinzer of Cambridge Judge Business School in urging the Securities…

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Forbes: The Biden Administration must put the science back into forensic science

Sunita Sah, KPMG Professor of Management Studies at Cambridge Judge Business School, argues for a return to independent oversight to improve the validity of scientific evidence in the US courts. “We need to move away from a system that allows…

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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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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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