LUMS in the news: recent media coverage

The European refugee crisis: What we can learn from refugees in Sub-Saharan Africa 17/02/16

The European refugee crisis: What we can learn from refugees in Sub-Saharan Africa

A blog post co-authored by economist Jean-Francois Maystadt examines the economic impact refugees have had in Africa.

View the blog post on the World Bank website
Text analytics mines corporate reports for fraud 15/02/16

Text analytics mines corporate reports for fraud

Regulators are using text analytics to identify fraudulent information revealed in annual reports, Steve Young reports on the ACCA website.

View the article on the ACCA website
RTGS, and the story of collateralised risk instead of credit risk 09/02/16

RTGS, and the story of collateralised risk instead of credit risk

Lancaster economist John Whittaker is quoted in the FT’s Alphaville column on real-time gross settlements (RTGS) and why Eurosystem debts matter.

View the article on the Financial Times website
Financial services facing upheaval prior to IFRS 9 implementation 04/02/16

Financial services facing upheaval prior to IFRS 9 implementation

Marwan Izzeldin and Newcastle University's Dr Marwa Elnahas discuss in an article on the ACCA website.

View the article on the ACCA website
How do celebrity chef campaigns motivate change? 02/02/16

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
Market economy status for China after 2016? 02/02/16

Market economy status for China after 2016?

LUMS economist Dr Maurizio Zanardi was an expert speaker at a meeting of the European Parliament's Committee on International Trade, which took place on 28 January. Dr Zanardi discussed the economic implications of granting market economy status to China.