Comment & analysis
The human cost of Zika is clear, but will Brazil’s economy suffer too?
Economist Geraint Johnes reflects on other outbreaks to get to grips with the likely impacts of Zika.
How do celebrity chef campaigns motivate change?
James Cronin and Gillian Hopkinson explore if, and how, celebrity chef campaigns effect change in the Journal of Marketing Management.View the article on the Journal of Marketing Management website
Do public sector workers really take more sick leave?
The picture is more complex than George Osborne lets on, says Stephen Bevan.
Fat Cat Tuesday: Huge CEO salaries aren't about greed – their jobs are high pressure and risky
Swarnodeep Homroy argues that CEO salaries are high to compensate for the risk of dismissal in the International Business Times.View the article on the International Business Times website
Backstage at COP21 – why business support for a climate deal is on the up
The business presence at COP21 may be on the sidelines but support for climate change is strong, says Gail Whiteman.
Mary Robinson: climate change ‘very likely’ to increase radicalisation
The Pentland Centre's Gail Whiteman is one of a team of experts who put their questions to UN special envoy and former Irish president Mary Robinson about the 2015 Paris climate negotiations.
Black Friday, Cyber Monday and Christmas sales – can we forecast their effects?
Can we predict and manage the effect of promotions in supply chains? Are promotions beneficial to retailers? Nikolaos Kourentzes and Oliver Schaer discuss.
China's new maritime silk road: An opportunity for the revival of Africa?
"China’s 21st Century Maritime Silk Road could be a game changer for Africa’s development," argue Wei Shen and colleagues in the Business Times.View the article on the Business Times website