Comment & analysis

LUMS researchers provide opinion and expert analysis of today's key issues.
Brands should consider their history when looking for the next big innovation 18/04/16

Brands should consider their history when looking for the next big innovation

Brands can find innovative ideas by looking to the past, argues Professor Alfredo De Massis.

View the article on the Marketing Magazine website
What big companies can learn from the success of the unicorns 23/03/16

What big companies can learn from the success of the unicorns

LUMS's Alfredo De Massis, along with Federico Frattini and Franco Quillico, discuss "unicorns" - venture-backed private companies valued at $1 billion or more.

View the article on the Harvard Business Review website
Budget 2016: experts respond 16/03/16

Budget 2016: experts respond

Chancellor George Osborne has delivered his eighth budget. Here, Economist Geraint Johnes and other panellists give The Conversation their take on what it means for the economy, business, healthcare and education.

Dr Maurizio Zanardi on the latest UK overseas trade figures
11/03/16

Dr Maurizio Zanardi on the latest UK overseas trade figures

Maurizio Zanardi, from the Department of Economics, explains why the latest figures are nothing to worry about.

Is scrapping the €500 note more about interest rates than counter-terrorism? 10/03/16

Is scrapping the €500 note more about interest rates than counter-terrorism?

Scrapping €500 notes would inconvenience money launderers; it would also help the European Central Bank to make interest rates more negative, says John Whittaker.

The way schools are funded in England is ripe for reform – here’s why 08/03/16

The way schools are funded in England is ripe for reform – here’s why

Geraint Johnes discusses the government's proposals for a new schools funding formula.