Comment & analysis

LUMS researchers provide opinion and expert analysis of today's key issues.
Bank of England Inflation report bullish about productivity 18/06/15

Bank of England Inflation report bullish about productivity

Economist Geraint Johnes offers his view on the Bank of England's latest inflation report, which he says "comes to terms with reality" while remaining "starry eyed". 

Four ways to get more women into leadership at universities 12/06/15

Four ways to get more women into leadership at universities

Valerie Stead looks at Louise Richardson's appointment as vice-chancellor of Oxford University and examines ways to get more female leaders in higher education.

Why the UK government is willing to take a loss on RBS 12/06/15

Why the UK government is willing to take a loss on RBS

Mark Shackleton and Kim Kaivanto argue that the Government's decision to sell its stake in RBS will level the playing field with other banks.

Transparency and good corporate governance 06/06/15

Transparency and good corporate governance

According to a team including accounting and finance lecturers Dr Wendy Beekes and Dr Qiyu Zhang, good corporate governance does not necessarily mean greater transparency.

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What and when to disclose 05/06/15

What and when to disclose

Accounting and finance lecturers Dr Wendy Beekes, Dr Qiyu Zhang and colleagues discuss their study on corporate governance and transparency in different countries.

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Branding and 'celebrity chavs' 05/06/15

Branding and 'celebrity chavs'

Marketing lecturer Dr Hayley Cocker discusses, in PR Week, how the media can influence a celebrity's image and how this can be used by PR managers. 

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