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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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Emerald award for paper on procurement and operations strategy 03/07/15

Emerald award for paper on procurement and operations strategy

A paper by Martin Spring, co-authored with Luis Araujo, has been highly commended in the 2015 Emerald Literati Network Awards for Excellence.

New PhD studentship for Management Science and Statistics 18/06/15

New PhD studentship for Management Science and Statistics

Applications are open for a new PhD studentship in the Management Science and Statistics departments, created in partnership with industry.

'Suspiciously timed' trade disputes 16/06/15

'Suspiciously timed' trade disputes

Do US Presidents pursue international trade disputes to win votes? In an article published on the VOX CEPR website, LUMS economist Maurizio Zanardi and others argue that they do.

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