2013 National Scholarship Programme Awards made

27 Nov 2013

The University of Cambridge has made 295 National Scholarship Programme awards to support students from low-income families starting at the university this year. Over 50 of these grants were made to students who had previously claimed Free School Meals.

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Global Cambridge event in Singapore

01 Mar 2013

A prestigious event next month in Singapore bringing together senior Cambridge academics and eminent alumni experts will focus on two of the key issues facing governments across the globe, Public Health and Finance.

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The Jarrow March symbolises austerity in the 1930s

Austerity Britain: it's déjà vu all over again

16 Jan 2013

The last 100 years have seen several governments introduce austerity measures to try to balance the books. Duncan Needham, a Phd candidate in the Centre for Financial History, compares past and present, concluding that current public spending cuts are inhibiting the growth we need.

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Keynes comes home to Cambridge

08 Nov 2012

A five-year project to publish the collected works of pioneering British economist John Maynard Keynes, is today unveiled by Cambridge University Press.

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Frugal innovation

17 May 2012

Co-author of recently published book 'Jugaad Innovation', Professor Jaideep Prabhu argues that a frugal and flexible approach to innovation can generate breakthrough growth not only in the developing world but also in the West.

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Islamic Bank of Britain.

Zero interest and growing fast

25 Apr 2012

From humble beginnings, Islamic finance is now a trillion dollar industry and growing at a rate some in the West find alarming. A new analysis suggests it can be accommodated by the existing global financial system for everyone’s benefit.

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Mike Marin.

The crisis of shareholder primacy

19 Mar 2012

If we want to prevent the next financial crisis, a new model of corporate governance is needed to replace shareholder primacy in financial institutions. Gates Scholar Mike Marin explains why.

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