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Amazon and third-party sellers: a double-edged sword? 24/06/15

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. 

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Why the Pope needs the Boardroom 22/06/15

Why the Pope needs the Boardroom

As the Pope's call for sustainability faces a backlash, Gail Whiteman argues that the time will come when religious and business leaders regard each other as allies. 

Lancaster 11th in the UK in FT Master in Finance rankings 22/06/15

Lancaster 11th in the UK in FT Master in Finance rankings

Lancaster University has been rated 11th in the UK  and 40th in the world in the 2015 Financial Times Master in Finance rankings.

Top employers offer advice at accounting careers conference 19/06/15

Top employers offer advice at accounting careers conference

PwC, CPA Australia, KPMG, EY, ACCA, Deloitte, Matalan and Mazars were some of the employers who came to share their expertise and advice with LUMS students yesterday.

Bank of England Inflation report bullish about productivity 18/06/15

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' 17/06/15

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.

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The IMPM: a trailblazer comes of age 17/06/15

The IMPM: a trailblazer comes of age

Twenty years ago the International Masters in Practicing Management (IMPM) emerged to offer a radically different form of management education for senior managers, one which broke with conventional approaches to ‘teaching’ and prescribed syllabi. Professor Henry Mintzberg explains why it has lasting value.

'Suspiciously timed' trade disputes 16/06/15

'Suspiciously timed' trade disputes

Do US Presidents pursue international trade disputes to win votes? In an article published on the VOX CEPR website, LUMS economist Maurizio Zanardi and others argue that they do.

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Four ways to get more women into leadership at universities 12/06/15

Four ways to get more women into leadership at universities

Valerie Stead looks at Louise Richardson's appointment as vice-chancellor of Oxford University and examines ways to get more female leaders in higher education.