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Forecasting: What an OR approach can do for you 12/05/17

Forecasting: What an OR approach can do for you

The newest OR Society Impact magazine contains an article by John Boylan on the topic of forecasting from an operations research perspective.

Unrealistic expectations put millennials at risk of burnout 09/05/17

Unrealistic expectations put millennials at risk of burnout

Research carried out by Bogdan Costea and colleagues is discussed in this article in the Financial Times. 

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Dr Todd Cort and Professor Rodney Irwin seminar 09/05/17

Dr Todd Cort and Professor Rodney Irwin seminar

Dr Todd Cort and Professor Rodney Irwin visited Lancaster recently to deliver a workshop on 'Materiality: Stakeholder to Business'.

Happiness levels lower in problem gamblers than rest of population 04/05/17

Happiness levels lower in problem gamblers than rest of population

New research examining the collective costs of being a problem gambler, drawing on a survey of 10,000 UK adults, has found that problem gamblers rate their happiness as significantly lower than those gamblers who do not have a problem and non-gamblers. 

Research Centre set to host 3rd Konstanz-Lancaster workshop 27/04/17

Research Centre set to host 3rd Konstanz-Lancaster workshop

The Centre for Financial Econometrics, Asset Markets and Macroeconomic Policy is hosting the 3rd Konstanz-Lancaster (KoLa) workshop on Finance and Econometrics on the 2nd and 3rd of May 2017.

Exuberance caused the UK house price boom, according to Dr Alisa Yusupova 20/04/17

Exuberance caused the UK house price boom, according to Dr Alisa Yusupova

Dr Alisa Yusupova presented a research paper at the annual conference of the Royal Economics Society, exploring the cause of increasing house prices in England since the late 1980's.