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Congestion charge has led to dramatic fall in accidents in London 09/03/15

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.

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The LUMS graduate with a mission to keep the banks on track 03/03/15

The LUMS graduate with a mission to keep the banks on track

 LUMS graduate Mark Branson is head of the Swiss financial regulatory body FINMA. In this feature he reflects on banking regulation, and on his time at Lancaster.

DevoManc: can it make the NHS a success? 02/03/15

DevoManc: can it make the NHS a success?

The United Kingdom's second city will finally take control of its own health, but it's a risky venture, says Professor Mike West.

What’s gone wrong at HSBC? 26/02/15

What’s gone wrong at HSBC?

Kim Kaivanto, writing in The Conversation, asks why HSBC so often finds itself mired in controversy.

Greece will stay in the euro – for now 24/02/15

Greece will stay in the euro – for now

Greece has been saved from expulsion for now but it would be unwise to speculate on how long its euro membership can continue, says John Whittaker in The Conversation.

Healthy management 20/02/15

Healthy management

Interviewed for a special feature on healthy management in the Economist, Professor Cary Cooper says that companies need to change their focus to encourage individuals' growth through engagement, flexibility, health and well-being.

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Prof Geraint Johnes interviewed on BBC Radio 5 Live 19/02/15

Prof Geraint Johnes interviewed on BBC Radio 5 Live

Professor Geraint Johnes, Director of Lancaster University's Work Foundation, was interviewed on BBC Radio 5 Live on 18 February, discussing the UK's latest labour market statistics.

Listen on Radio 5 Live (until 20 March 2015)
Management students learn from businesses born out of poverty 18/02/15

Management students learn from businesses born out of poverty

The IMPM programme, delivered jointly by Lancaster and partner universities around the world, is featured in Bloomberg Business. The article describes how IMPM students are lerning how social enterprises are transforming the lives of women in remote Indian villages.

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Illuminating the ‘dark side’ of IT 17/02/15

Illuminating the ‘dark side’ of IT

Research by Professor Monideepa Tarafdar and colleagues, published in MIT Sloan Management Review, reveals the unforeseen consequences of over-reliance on technology.