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
Chancellors are human....
Economist Geraint Johnes worries that Chancellor George Osborne's plan for a "lock" on taxes and borrowing will "wrap the country in chains".
Bank of England Inflation report bullish about productivity
Economist Geraint Johnes offers his view on the Bank of England's latest inflation report, which he says "comes to terms with reality" while remaining "starry eyed".
National Lottery changes could make it 'too difficult'
Economist Ian Walker quoted in an article in the Express, arguing that the move to add more balls to the draw will lengthen the odds.View full article on the Express website
Why the UK government is willing to take a loss on RBS
Mark Shackleton and Kim Kaivanto argue that the Government's decision to sell its stake in RBS will level the playing field with other banks.
Premier league fans want big names, not unpredictability
A LUMS economist has found that British TV audiences are less interested in watching competitive matches than they once were, instead favouring top talent.
Economics Taster Days offer glimpse of LUMS life
Prospective students thinking about studying economics at university will have the chance to try it for a day in two upcoming events organised by Lancaster University Management School.