Comment & analysis
Britain's economic future relies on seeking out the new
Birgitte Andersen, Director of the Big Innovation Centre and an honorary professor at LUMS, argues the case for innovation as the key driver of economic growth and social progress.View on The Guardian website
Why does Congress oppose gun laws backed by more than 90% of US citizens?
Maurizio Zanardi and colleagues show how electoral incentives might lead politicians to take a pro-gun stance, in line with the interests of a minority of the electorate.
WTO Bali deal offers more symbolism than substance
What do the WTO talks in Bali tell us about the future of the multilateral trading system and the WTO itself? Robert Read assesses the evidence.
How Islamic bank managers are levelling the playing field in the competition with conventional banking
Jill Johnes investigates the rise of Islamic banking and how it contributes to a secure and efficient banking system.View on the Global Banking & Finance Review website
SMEs and business schools need closer working links
Moves to encourage collaboration between SMEs and business schools should not just focus on supporting the relatively few firms with the potential to become large global brands, argues Ellie Hamilton.View on the FT website