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Monday 1 March 2021

UK Parliament Treasury Committee Report: Twelfth Report - Tax after coronavirus
Assistant Professor Arun Advani (Department of Economics, Warwick) presents evidence of a one-off wealth tax as head of the ‘Wealth Tax Commission’ that has been published by the Treasury Select Committee.

Wed 03 Mar 2021, 15:10 | Tags: March 2021

Wednesday 17 February 2021

BBC Radio 4: You and Yours: Student Accommodation; Post-pandemic Spending; Broadband
Professor Andrew Oswald (Department of Economics, Warwick) is interviewed live about the UK economic recovery after the pandemic.

Wed 17 Feb 2021, 17:25 | Tags: February 2021

Friday 12 February 2021

BBC Radio 5 Live: It's the economy, Cupid
Assistant Professor Arun Advani (Department of Economics, Warwick) interviewed on BBC Radio 5 live 'Wake Up to Money' programme on COVID's economic impact.

Wed 17 Feb 2021, 11:29 | Tags: February 2021

Tuesday 9 February 2021

VoxEU: Post-Covid inflation risks for the UK
Professor Roger Farmer (Department of Economics, Warwick) quoted on inflation expectations from a survey conducted by the Centre for Macroeconomics in January 2021.

Tue 09 Feb 2021, 10:30 | Tags: February 2021

Tuesday 12 January 2021

The Financial Times: High street under siege as COVID-19 hastens shift online
Professor Mike Waterson (Department of Economics, Warwick) comments on how the year 2020 has been tough for the retail industry in the UK.

Fri 08 Jan 2021, 11:17 | Tags: January 2021

Sunday 3 January 2021

The Financial Times: UK economists’ survey: recovery will be slower than in peer countries
Professor Andrew Oswald (Department of Economics, Warwick) responds to the FT’s annual questionnaire about the economic outlook for 2021.

Sun 03 Jan 2021, 07:35 | Tags: January 2021

Sunday 13 December

The Financial Times: Keeping the young cooped up makes scant economic sense
Dr Thijs van Rens (Department of Economics, Warwick) writes about how an age-dependent policy would be better than implementing blanket restrictions with the roll out of Covid-19 vaccines.

Sun 13 Dec 2020, 14:35 | Tags: December 2020

Wednesday 25 November

Sky News: Eat Out to Help Out: Businesses claimed £849m through scheme for 160 million meals
Dr Thiemo Fetzer (Department of Economics, Warwick/CAGE) comments on his study into the sharp increase in COVID-19 infection clusters emerged a week after the 'Eat Out to Help Out' scheme began.

Tue 01 Dec 2020, 14:02 | Tags: November 2020

Thursday 26 November

BBC Sounds: 'How Broke is Britain?'
Emeritus Professor Nick Crafts (Department of Economics, Warwick) comments on how the pandemic is impacting on Britain’s borrowing, which has been forecasted to hit nearly £400bn this year.

Tue 01 Dec 2020, 13:25 | Tags: November 2020

Tuesday 8 September

The Financial Times: 'Private equity says payouts levy rise would drive industry out of UK'
Associate Professor Arun Advani (Department of Economics, Warwick) comments on how taxing carried interest at the same rate as income would “level the playing field” between private equity and other parts of the UK’s financial sector.

Wed 09 Sep 2020, 13:33 | Tags: September 2020

Monday 10 August

The New York Times: 'Quarantine Envy Got You Down? You’re Not Alone'
Professor Andrew Oswald (Department of Economics, Warwick) and a co-author of a study quoted on whether envy is societally harmful.

Mon 17 Aug 2020, 13:53 | Tags: August 2020

Thursday 6 August

The Telegraph: 'It’s far too soon to end furlough support'
Professor Roger Farmer (Department of Economics, Warwick) quoted on the UK's plan to end its job support scheme this autumn.

Mon 10 Aug 2020, 13:13 | Tags: August 2020

Wednesday 5 August

VoxEU: 'The economic cost of UK school closures'
Professor Natalie Chen (Department of Economics, Warwick) comments on the effect of school closures during Covid-19 will increase gender inequality and children from poorer households are less likely to receive parental support.

Fri 07 Aug 2020, 13:00 | Tags: August 2020

Wednesday 22 July

Newstalk: 'There was no need to lock down the young' - Expert says COVID fear will kill economy
Professor Andrew Oswald (Department of Economics, Warwick) on why young people should be exempt from any future Covid-19 lockdowns.

Thu 30 Jul 2020, 15:30 | Tags: July 2020

Friday 17 July

Al Jazeera English: Can wealthy people help fight COVID-19?
Professor Arun Advani (Department of Economics, Warwick) interviewed by Al Jazeera to discuss how a group of millionaires has urged governments to raise taxes on the wealthy to fund a coronavirus recovery.

Tue 21 Jul 2020, 10:48 | Tags: July 2020

Thursday 11 June

France 24: Why the Covid-19 crisis is exacerbating racial inequality
Associate Professor Roland Rathelot (Department of Economics, Warwick) interviewed by France 24 to discusses research conducted on inequalities that has found evidence of discrimination in hiring practices in France.

Fri 12 Jun 2020, 09:11 | Tags: June 2020

Monday 1 June

Financial Times: Letter: Covid-19 practises age discrimination
Professor Andrew Oswald (Department of Economics, Warwick) writes in response to his research that the virus practises age discrimination.

Mon 01 Jun 2020, 11:00 | Tags: in the media, June 2020

Tuesday 12 May

Al Jazeera: Could coronavirus reshape British manufacturing?
Professor Mark Harrison (Department of Economics, Warwick) commented on switching of goverment priorities during times of crises (the similarity between coronavirus and World War II).

Tue 12 May 2020, 11:10 | Tags: May 2020

Monday 11 May

Business News Daily: When Founders Die, Businesses Suffer
Professor Sascha Becker (Department of Economics, Warwick & Monash University, Melbourne) study on business performance after founder dies referenced.

Mon 11 May 2020, 09:00 | Tags: May 2020

Sunday 10 May

BBC News: Live interview with BBC journalist
Professor Andrew Oswald (Department of Economics, Warwick) speaks to the BBC News Channel on his recently published research a the potential 'rolling age' lifting of the COVID19 lockdown.

Sun 10 May 2020, 14:10 | Tags: May 2020

Monday 4 May

BBC Sounds: C&W Radio: Breakfast with Phil Upton
Professor Andrew Oswald (Department of Economics, Warwick) talks to Phil Upton on BBC CWR about his newly published research into a potential method of lifting the COVID19 lockdown.

Mon 04 May 2020, 14:10 | Tags: May 2020

Thursday 30 April

The Telegraph: Thursday morning news briefing: PM to dash lockdown hopes
Professor Andrew Oswald (Department of Economics, Warwick) and Nattavudh Powdthavee (Warwick Business School) latest research referenced, in which they suggest the safest way out of the UK's coronavirus lockdown.

The Telegraph: Lockdown should be lifted for the youngest first, says study
Professor Andrew Oswald (Department of Economics, Warwick) and Nattavudh Powdthavee (Warwick Business School) latest research referenced, in which they point out the extreme dangers from any general kind of release from lockdown and present more detailed modelling on the fatality risks faced by different age groups.

Thu 30 Apr 2020, 10:00 | Tags: April 2020

Tuesday 28 April

Firstpost: India's perception of coronavirus response: Nearly 50% respondents find govt action adequate but trust is dwindling, says survey
Dr Thiemo Fetzer & Dr Christopher Roth (Department of Economics, Warwick) are part of a team of international researchers that have come together to conduct a worldwide survey on perceptions and behaviours of the coronavirus. The survey data was mentioned as part of this post.

Tue 28 Apr 2020, 12:00 | Tags: April 2020

Thursday 23 April

The Guardian: Coronavirus: what would a year of physical distancing mean for the UK?
Professor Andrew Oswald (Department of Economics, Warwick) and Nattavudh Powdthavee (Warwick Business School) study into releasing young adults could be best route out of lockdown was referenced.

Thu 23 Apr 2020, 09:45 | Tags: April 2020

Thursday 16 April

The Times: Lockdown exit: UK faces 'segmenting' older family young.
Professor Andrew Oswald (Department of Economics, Warwick) and Nattavudh Powdthavee (Warwick Business School) study into lifting the restrictions on 20 - 30 year olds referenced.

The Times: How will the lockdown end?
Professor Andrew Oswald (Department of Economics, Warwick) and Nattavudh Powdthavee (Warwick Business School) study into lifting the restrictions on 20 - 30 year olds referenced.

Thu 16 Apr 2020, 10:50 | Tags: April 2020

Wednesday 15 April

Telegraph: Why it's still important to feel hope - even when everything seems so hopeless .
Professor Andrew Oswald (Department of Economics, Warwick) research on happiness referenced. The Irish Times: Containment vs economics: how will we strike a balance?

Professor Andrew Oswald (Department of Economics, Warwick) and Nattavudh Powdthavee (Warwick Business School) study into removing restrictions on 20 - 30 year olds referenced.

Wed 15 Apr 2020, 13:45 | Tags: April 2020

Tuesday 14 April

The Peninsula: Residents trust Qatar govt fully in COVID-19 fight: Survey
Dr Thiemo Fetzer & Dr Christopher Roth (Department of Economics, Warwick) are part of an international team of researcher conducting an International Survey on perceptions of the coronavirus referenced.

The Irish Times : Containment vs economics: how will we strike a balance?
Professor Andrew Oswald (Department of Economics, Warwick) and Nattavudh Powdthavee (Warwick Business School) study into removing restrictions on 20 - 30 year olds referenced.

South China Morning Post : Coronavirus: how much of Covid-19’s social distancing is here to stay?
Dr Thiemo Fetzer & Dr Christopher Roth (Department of Economics, Warwick) who are part of an international team of researcher conducting an International Survey on perceptions of the coronavirus referenced.

Tue 14 Apr 2020, 14:20 | Tags: April 2020

Thursday 9 April

ÂTime Magazine: Lockdown could be lifted when coronavirus cases fall below 50 a day, says global health expert.
Professor Andrew Oswald (Department of Economics, Warwick) and Nattavudh Powdthavee (Warwick Business School) study into removing restrictions on 20 - 30 year olds referenced

The Guardian: Lifting the lockdown: what are the UK's options?
Professor Andrew Oswald (Department of Economics, Warwick) and Nattavudh Powdthavee (Warwick Business School) study into removing restrictions on 20 - 30 year olds referenced.

Thu 09 Apr 2020, 15:45 | Tags: April 2020

Wednesday 8 April

Telegraph: Lockdown could be lifted when coronavirus cases fall below 50 a day, says global health expert.
Professor Andrew Oswald (Department of Economics, Warwick) and Nattavudh Powdthavee (Warwick Business School) study referenced.

Wed 08 Apr 2020, 11:20 | Tags: April 2020

Friday 3 April

The Guardian: Coronavirus: a test strategy that failed
Professor Mike Waterson (Department of Economics, Warwick) comments on the UK government's response to the coronavirus outbreak.

Fri 03 Apr 2020, 15:20 | Tags: April 2020

Sunday 29 March

The Times: How to Battle the Coronavirus and Win: A Historians’ Roundtable.
Economic Historian Mark Harrison (Department of Economics, Warwick) participated in a Bloomberg Opinion roundtable.

Sun 29 Mar 2020, 13:30 | Tags: March 2020

Wednesday 25 March

Financial Times: The new wartime economy in the era of coronavirus
Economic Historian Mark Harrison (Department of Economics, Warwick) quoted in the Financial Times.

Sun 29 Mar 2020, 10:25 | Tags: March 2020