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Chair of new Pentland Centre to get sustainability message to boardrooms 01/09/15

Chair of new Pentland Centre to get sustainability message to boardrooms

Lancaster University has appointed a leading professor to chair its new research centre for sustainability in business.

Call for papers: First Lancaster Game Theory Conference 17/08/15

Call for papers: First Lancaster Game Theory Conference

Lancaster’s first ever Game Theory Conference will take place this November.

European Banks’ Sovereign Debt Home Bias: Voluntary or Involuntary? 05/08/15

European Banks’ Sovereign Debt Home Bias: Voluntary or Involuntary?

Vox, the policy portal for the CEPR, has published an article by Vasso Ioannidou, together with colleagues Bálint Horváth and Harry Huizinga, which discusses sovereign debt home bias among large European banks.

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Higher tuition fees reduce the risk of students dropping out of university 30/07/15

Higher tuition fees reduce the risk of students dropping out of university

When fees go up, dropout rates go down, according to research by economist Giuseppe Migali.

The sacrifices of the Anglican priesthood 16/07/15

The sacrifices of the Anglican priesthood

A study into the lives of Church of England clergy, revealing the personal costs of committing yourself to God, has been carried out by LUMS's  Caroline Gatrell and Bishop Nigel Peyton.

Corporate governance and the pricing of shares 08/07/15

Corporate governance and the pricing of shares

Accounting and Finance's Wendy Beekes and Qiyu Zhang and others explain how better corporate governance does not lead to more efficient share pricing in Finance Monthly.

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