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April 09, 2009
Writing about web page http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/newsandevents/pressreleases/researchers_find_promotion/
New research by economics and psychology researchers at the University of Warwick has found that promotion on average produces 10% more mental strain and gives up to 20% less time to visit the Doctors.
March 06, 2009
Writing about web page http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/newsandevents/pressreleases/university_brings_forward/
The University of Warwick is bringing forward by a year £2 million of its capital spending as part of a package of measures to assist the local Midlands economy.
March 05, 2009
Writing about web page http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/newsandevents/pressreleases/taking_interest_rates/
Taking interest rates to a new historical low of 0.5% is not enough to revive the weak economy, according to University of Warwick economics expert.
February 26, 2009
Writing about web page http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/newsandevents/pressreleases/16336_million_to/
The Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) has awarded Warwick £3.6 million to create a new Centre for Competitive Advantage in the Global Economy (CAGE).
June 27, 2008
Writing about web page http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/newsandevents/icast/archive/s2week28/chinabreslin/
In the final part of the iCast series Reflections on China, where experts on China from the University of Warwick talk about aspects of the country’s global influence, Professor Shaun Breslin considers the changing face of Chinese politics.
January 22, 2008
Writing about web page http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/newsandevents/audio/?podcastItem=crunchfinal.mp3
Economist Professor Andrew Oswald talks about the prospects of a recession in 2008.
May 22, 2006
Writing about web page http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/newsandevents/audio/?podcastItem=persistence.mp3
Most research in political economy starts with the presumption that institutions persist and shape the political–economic interactions of different groups and agents. Many societies, however, experience frequent changes in their political institutions. Certain economic institutions also change. In the face of this picture of frequently changing institutions, do such institutions really persist?
Professor James Robinson, Harvard University, discusses the nature of institutional persistence and examines the mechanisms whereby elite minorities are able to manage the distribution of economic and political authority.