Explainer: how does the weather affect the economy?
Economist Geraint Johnes examines how a hot summer can affect our spending habits.
Comedian Rainer Hersch honoured with alumni award
A LUMS graduate who went on to become a musician and comedian has been presented with an alumni award during this year's graduation ceremonies.
Taster Days aim for a boom in economics interest
Around 175 prospective students experienced life as a LUMS economics undergraduate at two events held recently in Lancaster and London.
What have falling oil prices meant for Gulf finances?
It may be good news for Europe, but what effect has the fall in oil prices had on oil-exporting countries? Economist Marwan Izzeldin examines the impact in Global Banking and Finance Review.View full article on the Global Banking and Finance Review website
Without Network Rail upgrades, the Northern Powerhouse will falter
Improvements in infrastructure are of vital importance in revitalising the northern economy, explains economist Geraint Johnes.
Amazon and third-party sellers: a double-edged sword?
Economist Geraint Johnes, quoted in an article in the Guardian, rejects the idea that Amazon is responsible for the creation of small businesses using Marketplace.View full article on The Guardian website
The fiscal consequences of the oil price drop
The decline in oil prices will present some problems for oil-exporting countries, explain Heba Abou-El-Sood and Marwan Izzeldin in Public Finance International.View the full article on Public Finance International