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Gold distortions: The ‘artificial’ driver of UK...

Issued:26/02/20

National statistics, such as GDP, exports and imports, are commonly referred to as the economy’s “vital signs”. They give the public...



Bank of England’s new governor Andrew Bailey must...

Issued:20/12/19

Following the monumental Conservative election victory, now is the time for the economics to work through. The chancellor, Sajid Javid, has unveiled Andrew...



English Premier League: why the transfer windows has...

Issued:09/08/19

Football players come and go. Sometimes they arrive at a new team with great fanfare, and sometimes they leave for a rival squad in a haze of bitter...



Women’s football: to grow the game, don’t banish...

Issued:05/07/19

Written by sports finance experts Dr Rob Wilson and Dr Daniel PlumleyEnglish national football teams going out in the semi-final of a major competition...



Flash crashes: if reforms aren’t ramped up, the...

Issued:08/01/19

This article was first published in The Conversation.In California, people fear the “big one” – an earthquake of such magnitude that...



Young people eligible for unemployment benefits have...

Issued:17/10/18

This article was first published in the The Conversation.Unemployment rates have been falling for six years in the UK, and the total number of unemployed...



Cities are charging employers for parking spaces to...

Issued:03/10/18

As government budget cuts continue to bite and competition for funding increases, it’s becoming harder for UK cities to secure the...



Explainer: what is protectionism and could it benefit...

Issued:11/04/17

Explainer: what is protectionism and could it benefit the US economy? Alexander Tziamalis, Sheffield Hallam University The largest economy...



What UK interest rates will mean for your mortgage...

Issued:03/02/17

For many of us, our home is the single most important investment we will make in our lifetime and mortgage payments can take up a huge chunk of our...



David Best: Why the UK lags behind in recovery for...

Issued:08/09/15

It's rare that you'll see Blackpool praised by a professor of criminology, but when it comes to leading the way in changing how the...