Comment & analysis
Manifesto Check: Conservatives convince on cutting the deficit but the price may be growth
With the most rapid deficit reduction programme, the Conservatives will struggle to achieve economic growth, says William Tayler, of the School’s Economics Department.
More research will help us break marketing's enduring glass ceiling
Writing in Marketing Magazine, Caroline Gatrell says more research is needed to develop new and creative ways to encourage women to drive forward their marketing careers.View on the Marketing Magazine website
The vicious circle of low status homecare work must be broken
The majority of homecare workers are immigrants who do a great job, syas Dr Carolyn Downs in The Guardian, but care work needs to be a more attractive and credible career option.View article on The Guardian website
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?
Kim Kaivanto, writing in The Conversation, asks why HSBC so often finds itself mired in controversy.
A bit more evidence on pay below the living wage
Geraint Johnes talks about the living wage and the groups of people who are not earning it.
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.
How did the pollsters get it all so remarkably wrong?
Geraint Johnes examines the General Election campaigns and results.
Tackling youth unemployment
Geraint Johnes talks about youth unemployment and the labour market in a blog post for the Work Foundation.