Exuberance caused the UK house price boom, according to Dr Alisa Yusupova
Dr Alisa Yusupova presented a research paper at the annual conference of the Royal Economics Society, exploring the cause of increasing house prices in England since the late 1980's.
BT has made a huge gamble on sport – but will it win?
How to get the best result from a £1.1 billion bet on football.
The US has gone from trailblazer to straggler in promoting transparency
LUMS's Marwan Izzeldin and Heba Abou-El-Sood from Cairo University Faculty of Commerce discuss what new US legislation could mean for the oil market.View the article on the Global Banking and Finance website
FCO leverages UK HE soft power
Dr Kim Kaivanto discusses how the FCO is using "the ground game" to open up new markets for UK industry.
Is the WTO one of Trump’s ‘big quagmire deals’? Here’s what’s at stake.
Research by Maurizio Zanardi, Paola Conconi and colleagues is cited in this article in the Washington Post.View the article on the Washington Post
House prices set to grow by 3.5% in the UK in 2017
The Housing Market Observatory predicts that UK house price rises will slow, but a crash is highly unlikely due to a sound economic outlook.View the article on the Property Wire website
Why attacking free trade is great politics and bad economics
Research on Protectionism in American politics, by Paola Conconi, Giovanni Facchini and Maurizio Zanardi, is examined in Fortune.View the article on the Fortune website
Female Directors, Board Committees and Firm Performance
Colin Green and Swarnodeep Homroy argue that "economically meaningful effects of board gender diversity stems not from female board representation, but assignment to important roles".View the article on the Harvard Law School webpage