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Britain’s Broken Economic Model and Why Brexit isn’t the Cure

Simon Deakin, Director of the Centre for Business Research and Professor of Law at the University of Cambridge, tells the Cambridge Public Policy SRI (Strategic Research Initiative) why Brexit isn’t the cure for Britain’s broken economic model.

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There’s no better trade deal for the UK than being in the EU but the Chequers ‘sticky tape’ may just help the UK Brexit if it still wants to.

Dr Lorand Bartels, a Reader in International Law at the University of Cambridge, teaches WTO & EU law, tells the Cambridge Public Policy SRI (Strategic Research Initiative) what he thinks the UK’s prospects are of getting proper trade deals with other countries post Brexit.

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Will Michel Barnier save Theresa May’s bacon and will historian’s look back on a wasted three months soon after the UK’s June 2016 Referendum?

Catherine Barnard, Professor of EU Law at the University of Cambridge and a Senior Fellow of UK in a Changing Europe tells the Cambridge Public Policy SRI (Strategic Research Initiative) what she thinks of the UK government’s Chequers Deal.

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All in a day’s work

All in a day’s work

Simon Deakin, Catherine Barnard and Brendan Burchell of the Cambridge Public Policy SRI are helping to understand the world of work – the good, the bad, the fair and the future.

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Labour, Finance and Inequality: The Insecurity Cycle in British Public Policy

Labour, Finance and Inequality: The Insecurity Cycle in British Public Policy

Following the 2008 "global" financial crisis, the viability of globalised financial capitalism was called into question. The resulting fear and uncertainty produced a momentary return to "Keynesian" policies. But as soon as emergency stimuli – and bank bail-outs – appeared to stabilise the situation, there was a sharp reversal; and successive British governments and the financial sector have since attempted to return to business as usual.

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Inaugural Social Science and Law Interdisciplinary Conference

The recent Inaugural Social Science and Law Interdisciplinary Conference, held at Jesus College in Cambridge, brought together leading academics from law and the social sciences, including economics, to discuss inequality and the rule of law in the global north and the rising powers, particularly China.

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The challenges of experimental government’ seminar series

The challenges of experimental government’ seminar series

This seminar series is organised by the Department of Sociology at the University of Cambridge

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Imagine2027

A programme of events focusing on imagined futures on a range of topics related to inequality from leading speakers.

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Images of Care and Dying

Watch a new series of five seminars that explore the difficult feelings and dilemmas presented by end of life care that are felt in the lived experiences of clinicians.

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Professor Diane Coyle appointed inaugural Bennett Professor of Public Policy

Professor Diane Coyle, from the University of Manchester, is the inaugural Bennett Professor of Public Policy at the University of Cambridge.

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Second 'Policy Impact' guide for researchers published

The second guide in our ‘how to’ series focuses on how to evidence and record academic impact on policy.

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Post-Brexit options for the UK: combining legal and economic analysis

Brexit will probably not be the economic catastrophe that many have feared, but uncertainty over the UK’s future trading relationship with the EU and legal complexities stemming from the Great Repeal Act will chill business relationships for the foreseeable future , say lawyers and economists meeting in Cambridge the day after the Article 50 ‘trigger’.

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Bennett Professorship of Public Policy

Recruitment process announced for a new professorship in public policy research at Cambridge focused on inequality and economic growth

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Policy Impact: a ‘How to’ guide for researchers

Read our practical guide for researchers detailing what policy impact is, why it may be relevant to your research, how to go about it, and what resources there are at Cambridge to help you.

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Lent Term 2017 British Politics Seminars

A series of off-the-record insights into life in British politics.

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New Comment and Audio Podcasts from our Hinkley Point C Revisited Workshop

Academics, lawyers and policy makers met to discuss the Hinkley Point C Nuclear Power contract and the latest policy developments at a Public Policy Workshop. Read the blog and listen to audio podcasts from contributors.

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Cambridge Economists Challenge Treasury post-Brexit Forecasting Models

Economists at the Centre for Business Research have challenged the assumptions of the Treasury in their new forecast for the UK economy and the impact of Brexit in 2017.

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ESRC Funding Call for Brexit Policy Options

A new call from ESRC to support research activity in relation to the UK leaving the European Union.

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Brexit: Global Perspectives - A new blog

Brexit: Global Perspectives aims to focus attention on the wider geopolitical implications of Britain’s decision to leave the EU. Using country spotlight perspectives and thematic symposia, the blog provides an open forum for critical analysis and discussion of diverse global issues and outlooks on Brexit. The blog is curated by Dr Mette Eilstrup-Sangiovanni, Senior Lecturer in International Studies at Cambridge University.

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Apply for Centre for Science and Policy (CSaP) Policy Workshop support

Expressions of interest from researchers looking to engage with policy makers, under the ESRC Impact Acceleration Account.

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New Research Post in Public Policy Research and Impact

A new research post is being advertised on an SRI-supported research project examining, 'How is public policy made? A closer look at evidence-based policy and the impact of academic research'

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