Comment & analysis

LUMS researchers provide opinion and expert analysis of today's key issues.
The human cost of Zika is clear, but will Brazil’s economy suffer too? 02/02/16

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? 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
Is charisma the key success? 29/01/16

Is charisma the key success?

What are the qualities people look for in a leader? Could charisma be top of the list? Steve Kempster explores the issue. 

View the article on the Changeboard website
Do public sector workers really take more sick leave? 13/01/16

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 06/01/16

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 11/12/15

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.