Comment & analysis

LUMS researchers provide opinion and expert analysis of today's key issues.
Brexit Pivot 20/07/16

Brexit Pivot

Rather than the City being "a victim of Brexit", could it be "the pivot to prise UK-based financial services away from encroaching EU regulation"? Kim Kaivanto discusses.

View the article on the Global Banking and Finance website
‘Brexit,’ Business Schools, and Responsibility 14/07/16

‘Brexit,’ Business Schools, and Responsibility

LUMS Dean Angus Laing discusses how Brexit might impact on British Business Schools. 

View the article in BizEd Magazine
How sauerkraut is leading a food revolution 17/06/16

How sauerkraut is leading a food revolution

Shoppers have had it with supermarket science and instead are embracing more holistic styles of eating, explains James Cronin.

Sustainability through frugality? 13/06/16

Sustainability through frugality?

Professor Minna Halme discusses frugal innovation and how large companies are now becoming interested in creating products aimed at lower-income consumers.

Brexit and Forecasting 01/06/16

Brexit and Forecasting

In this blogpost, Professor Robert Fildes from the Centre for Forecasting offers his thoughts on the various forecasts offered by both the Remain and Leave campaigns. 

‘Recycling is for drunks, addicts and babushkas’ – inside Russia’s mafia-dominated waste industry 23/05/16

‘Recycling is for drunks, addicts and babushkas’ – inside Russia’s mafia-dominated waste industry

Even leaving glass bottles out for collection carries a social stigma, explains Minna Halme.