Comment & analysis
EU mortgage rules are tame - we need finance ‘gazumping’
In an opinion piece on the FT Adviser blog, LUMS economist Kim Kaivanto says that the new mortgage lending cooling-off period needs an element of active competition.View on the FT Adviser website
Manifesto Check: Conservatives convince on cutting the deficit but the price may be growth
With the most rapid deficit reduction programme, the Conservatives will struggle to achieve economic growth, says William Tayler, of the School’s Economics Department.
What you need to know about the deficit ahead of the Budget
As Chancellor George Osborne prepares to deliver his pre-election budget, Geraint Johnes says that the key issue remains the deficit.
More research will help us break marketing's enduring glass ceiling
Writing in Marketing Magazine, Caroline Gatrell says more research is needed to develop new and creative ways to encourage women to drive forward their marketing careers.View on the Marketing Magazine website
The vicious circle of low status homecare work must be broken
The majority of homecare workers are immigrants who do a great job, syas Dr Carolyn Downs in The Guardian, but care work needs to be a more attractive and credible career option.View article on The Guardian website
DevoManc: can it make the NHS a success?
The United Kingdom's second city will finally take control of its own health, but it's a risky venture, says Professor Mike West.