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Professor Geraint Johnes appointed new Director of the Work Foundation 12/12/13

Professor Geraint Johnes appointed new Director of the Work Foundation

Lancaster University has announced that Geraint Johnes, Professor of Economics at Lancaster University Management School, will be the new Director of The Work Foundation.

What scope for efficiency in higher education? 11/12/13

What scope for efficiency in higher education?

New research for government by two LUMS economists questions how far there is genuine scope for greater efficiency gains within the UK higher education sector.

WTO Bali deal offers more symbolism than substance 09/12/13

WTO Bali deal offers more symbolism than substance

What do the WTO talks in Bali tell us about the future of the multilateral trading system and the WTO itself? Robert Read assesses the evidence.

How Islamic bank managers are levelling the playing field in the competition with conventional banking 05/12/13

How Islamic bank managers are levelling the playing field in the competition with conventional banking

Jill Johnes investigates the rise of Islamic banking and how it contributes to a secure and efficient banking system.

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