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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.

View full article on the VOX CEPR website
Transparency and good corporate governance 06/06/15

Transparency and good corporate governance

According to a team including accounting and finance lecturers Dr Wendy Beekes and Dr Qiyu Zhang, good corporate governance does not necessarily mean greater transparency.

View full article on Global Banking and Finance Review
What and when to disclose 05/06/15

What and when to disclose

Accounting and finance lecturers Dr Wendy Beekes, Dr Qiyu Zhang and colleagues discuss their study on corporate governance and transparency in different countries.

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"Familiarity, not unpredictability" key for Premier League audiences 11/05/15

"Familiarity, not unpredictability" key for Premier League audiences

The Guardian's Sean Ingle discusses research conducted by LUMS economist Rob Simmons and Liverpool University's Babatunde Buraimo, which suggests that fans prefer big names over competitive matches. 

View article on the Guardian website