Economy Research News
Quantitative Easing pushes investors to buy corporate bonds - 17 September 2014
The recent policy of Quantitative Easing (QE) led institutional investors to shift their portfolios away from government gilts towards corporate bonds, suggests a new working paper published by the Bank of England.
Quantitative Easing pushes institutional investors towards corporate bonds, shows research - 16 September 2014
The recent policy of Quantitative Easing (QE) led institutional investors to shift their portfolios away from government gilts towards corporate bonds, suggests a new working paper published by the Bank of England which provides hard evidence on the main channel through which QE is thought to operate in an economy.
International IPR symposium at University - 08 September 2014
This week we play host to the 2-day international IPR policy symposium on lost youth in the 21st century.
Africa’s go-getting cities are entrepreneurial launchpads - 08 August 2014
Florence Karaba, a PhD researcher in the School of Management here at the University, writes with Prof Christian Stadler of the University of Warwick about entrepreneurship in Africa.
Call for new rules on ‘advergames’ - 02 June 2014
Urgent government action is required to protect children from the subconscious effects of ‘advergames’, according to a new report launched by our Institute for Policy Research.
Dads on lowest wages face earnings penalties, whilst highest earning fathers get boost - 07 May 2014
New research from Professor Lynn Prince Cooke highlights how fathers on the lowest incomes are predicted to incur financial penalties as compared with childless men, whereas highest earning dads are predicted to earn a further bonus.
Public debate asks what next for global development post-2015 - 02 April 2014
A public lecture at the University will consider 'what next' for global development goals after 2015.
Huge boost as new Mathematics CDT announced - 31 March 2014
The University will benefit from a new £4 million Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) in Mathematics, helping to develop future leaders in the field.
Water shortage threat to UK food security - 20 February 2014
Food security in Britain is threatened by global water shortages
Water shortages still likely to affect UK food security - 19 February 2014
A paper published today in ‘Climate Research’ journal by Bath and Loughborough researchers, warns that food security in Britain faces a real threat from water shortages in other parts of the world.