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LSE: Evidence from Greece – The potential pitfalls of using education as a welfare policy instrument

Christos Genakos, Professor of Economics Cambridge Judge Business School, co-authors this article on policymakers often using education as a welfare policy instrument. Education, with its multifaceted role, is a key social policy instrument that has been used to address inequality…

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Firing the grey cells for business success

Research by Professor Alan Hughes has played a pivotal role in the rollout of the highly successful Catapult Centres, which exist to encourage collaboration between academics and entrepreneurs. The Government's decision to expand the network of UK Catapult Centres is…

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Special issue of the Cambridge Journal of Economics published following UK~IRC workshop

Following a workshop that was co-organised by the UK Innovation Research Centre (UK~IRC) and the Cambridge Journal of Economics (CJE) on 'Universities and the Knowledge Economy', a special issue of the journal has been published. The scholars' papers reflect on…

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University-business links are about more than technology transfers

In the battle for new ideas, many businesses gain valuable insights and new research from their links with universities. Business parks, academic consultants and technology transfers, for example, all play a part in helping businesses compete. But what determines which…

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