"Familiarity, not unpredictability" key for Premier League audiences
The Guardian's Sean Ingle discusses research conducted by LUMS economist Rob Simmons and Liverpool University's Babatunde Buraimo, which suggests that fans prefer big names over competitive matches.View article on the Guardian website
EU mortgage rules are tame - we need finance ‘gazumping’
In an opinion piece on the FT Adviser blog, LUMS economist Kim Kaivanto says that the new mortgage lending cooling-off period needs an element of active competition.View on the FT Adviser website
Manifesto Check: Conservatives convince on cutting the deficit but the price may be growth
With the most rapid deficit reduction programme, the Conservatives will struggle to achieve economic growth, says William Tayler, of the School’s Economics Department.
What you need to know about the deficit ahead of the Budget
As Chancellor George Osborne prepares to deliver his pre-election budget, Geraint Johnes says that the key issue remains the deficit.
London’s congestion charge has made roads safer for all
New research by LUMS economist Professor Colin Green reveals that the introduction of London’s congestion charge led to a substantial reduction in the number of accidents.
Congestion charge has led to dramatic fall in accidents in London
The Guardian features research by LUMS economist Colin Green that shows a 40 per cent drop in traffic accidents since 2003.View article on The Guardian website