Comment & analysis
Does equity analyst research lack rigour and objectivity?
Research by LUMS academics reveals that when incentives for criticality are high, analysts are prepared to challenge management directly about performance and to give investors an objective view of the firm through their research notes.Read on the Global Banking & Finance Review website
Explosive London housing bubble will spread to the rest of the UK
Escalating house prices are no longer just a London quirk – research by a team of LUMS economists supports the view that the housing market is the biggest issue for the UK economy.
Winning on points?
In the wake of recent EU election results Geraint Johnes assesses the government's immigration system and how we can move to a more informed debate.
Engaging with employees will keep your competitive edge
Cary Cooper encourages employers to be enterprising, innovative and forward-thinking in their search for graduate talent.View on the HR Magazine website
Those crying Not Under My Back Yard must not call the shots on fracking
It's time for a dispassionate assessment of the risks of shale gas extraction and whether they can be managed, argues Mark Shackleton.
Five Chinese e-businesses on the rise, and one salutary tale
Entrepreneurial Chinese firms are blazing a trail online, and not just in China. Andrew Atherton looks at the opportunities and challenges for some of the country's upcoming e-businesses.
The productivity puzzle – real or imagined?
Productivity is now almost 20% below the long run trend. Geraint Johnes discusses a roundtable at the Work Foundation that identified issues likely to be key to a solution.