Does it pay to be nice? 20 March 2018 It pays to be smart, rather than nice, according to new research published today in the prestigious Journal of Political Economy.
- Does it pay to be nice? 20 March 2018 It pays to be smart, rather than nice, according to new research published today in the prestigious Journal of Political Economy.
- Millions of pounds wasted on NHS management consultants, according to new research 20 February 2018 Millions of pounds are being wasted each year on NHS management consultants who are causing a service already under pressure to be less efficient rather than making things better, according to new research.
- Thinking about applying for a MSc in Economics, Accounting and Finance, or Marketing? 13 February 2018 Let us help you achieve the best results possible, with our new scholarships.
- Still a long way to go, a century on 6 February 2018 Today we celebrate the 100-year anniversary of the signing of the Representation of The People Act, which allowed women (some, not all) to vote in the UK for the first time. Find out how our academics are still working to realise women’s equality – in a variety of different settings.
- Karl Marx, dead or alive – what legacy has he left behind? 26 January 2018 Our profession – to which we dedicate so much time and effort – pervades our lives. We’re living in a time of significant shifts and profound changes to the world of work and economic life. Here, Dr Harry Pitts, a lecturer in Management at our School, discusses new ways of interpreting Marx’s theories on labour, income distribution and its continued relevance.
- The pill and empowering young girls in Malaysia 9 January 2018 It's not a big stretch to imagine that greater access to birth control means women can increase their contribution to the labour force, and boost their earning potential throughout their lifetime. In rich countries, another direct effect of access to birth control is that women may be less likely to get pregnant before completing their schooling.
- EFM professor’s research included in government review to advance digital technologies in Britain 14 December 2017 EFM Professor Palie Smart’s work on industrial sustainability has contributed to a government-wide push to boost the economy by making better use of advanced digital technologies.
- Should Christmas treat advertising for our children be put on a diet? 11 December 2017 It’s that time of the year again – a time of lots of feasting, and not a lot of fasting, for most of us. On Christmas Day, the average person will consume nearly 6000 calories – that’s three times the daily average. So, should advertising for food at Christmas be toned down? Especially when it comes to our children?
- How will today’s Budget affect young people? 22 November 2017 Here’s what some of our students had to say on the matter
- Festival of Economics student discount 6 November 2017 Calling all #EFM students! Get your discounted tickets now