Findings dispute “guns versus butter” narrative as a major factor behind the Arab Spring. Researchers caution against uncritically applying lessons from Western nations to interpret public policy decisions in the Middle East.
Researchers have built the single largest dataset of employment laws – spanning more than 100 countries across much of post-war history – to look at how worker rights affect economies over decades.
Will automation, AI and robotics mean a jobless future, or will their productivity free us to innovate and explore? Is the impact of new technologies to be feared, or a chance to rethink the structure of our working lives and ensure a fairer future for all?
On 30 March, the day after the 'triggering' of Article 50 began the official Brexit process, a group of University of Cambridge lawyers, economists, historians and tax experts gathered in Peterhouse.
Economists at the Centre for Business Research (CBR) have challenged the assumptions of the Treasury in their new forecast for the UK economy and the impact of Brexit in 2017.
Thomas Stubbs (Centre for Business Research) discusses why, when it comes to Rwanda, the West may not know best.
The author of the report which laid the basis for British and international corporate governance codes will be the guest speaker at a conference which asks what the future of such measures should be.