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How British ‘cafe culture’ drinks revolution ended in failure 21/03/16

How British ‘cafe culture’ drinks revolution ended in failure

Research by LUMS economists shows that the relaxation of drinking hours has resulted in a rise in binge drinking, reports the Guardian.

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Investing in the next generation of researchers 18/03/16

Investing in the next generation of researchers

Lancaster University is to receive £1.7m in funding to support the next generation of researchers.

LUMS’ Mark Shackleton interviews Nobel Laureate Robert Shiller 17/03/16

LUMS’ Mark Shackleton interviews Nobel Laureate Robert Shiller

Professor Mark Shackleton was selected to interview American Nobel Laureate Professor Robert Shiller on the opening day of Surrey University’s Global Student Summit this week.

From Lancaster to the top of the corporate ladder 17/03/16

From Lancaster to the top of the corporate ladder

Eric Sim regards the money he spent on his Masters degree in Finance at Lancaster University to be one of the most lucrative investments he ever made - and not just in cash terms.

Budget 2016: experts respond 16/03/16

Budget 2016: experts respond

Chancellor George Osborne has delivered his eighth budget. Here, Economist Geraint Johnes and other panellists give The Conversation their take on what it means for the economy, business, healthcare and education.

Death and taxes: Entrepreneur BJ Cunningham speaks at LUMS 15/03/16

Death and taxes: Entrepreneur BJ Cunningham speaks at LUMS

Serial entrepreneur and founder of Death cigarettes BJ Cunningham visited LUMS to talk about “Profiting from the Truth” last week.

Dr Maurizio Zanardi on the latest UK overseas trade figures
11/03/16

Dr Maurizio Zanardi on the latest UK overseas trade figures

Maurizio Zanardi, from the Department of Economics, explains why the latest figures are nothing to worry about.

LUMS team through to final of Universities Business Challenge 10/03/16

LUMS team through to final of Universities Business Challenge

A team of undergraduates from Lancaster University Management School have successfully fought their way through to the national final of the Universities Business Challenge.

Is scrapping the €500 note more about interest rates than counter-terrorism? 10/03/16

Is scrapping the €500 note more about interest rates than counter-terrorism?

Scrapping €500 notes would inconvenience money launderers; it would also help the European Central Bank to make interest rates more negative, says John Whittaker.