The Centre for Business Research (CBR) is a research institution within the University of Cambridge which conducts interdisciplinary research on enterprise, innovation and governance in contemporary market economies.
Established in 1994, it is now one of the leading centres for social science research on economics, law and business in the UK, and has a growing European and global reputation.
The Centre’s current areas of specialisation include the construction and analysis of large and complex datasets on SMEs and innovation, longitudinal analysis of regulatory change affecting business firms, and fieldwork-based studies of corporate governance and organisational practice.
The Centre has made a significant contribution to the development of research methods and theory in the analysis of law and finance.
The Centre’s research is disseminated to and used by managers, policy-makers and regulators in numerous countries.