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News for April 2013

Warwick Economics is ranked as the top economics department in the UK. The economics department rankings in the Complete University Guide’s University ...

Cuts in policing and increasing wage inequality may herald the end of the trend in falling crime levels, argues Mirko Draca in Public Service Europe. Mirko's...

Peter Hammond has been awarded Economic Theory Fellowship from the Society for the Advancement of Economics Theory (SAET). Economic Theory Fellows are chosen...

And in the square mile? Richard Fausto is a Marlowe-inspired morality play set amidst the banking crisis, written by Marcus Miller. Marcus recently created a...

For Neharika Rajagopalan, studying economics at 'one of the best universities in the U.K.' was 'a dream come true'. In an article in The Hindu on Monday, Neh...

Osborne's new social policy echoes the report that created workhouses for the poor, says Geoffrey Renshaw in The Guardian. In a letter to The Guardian, Warwi...

If the 80s were anything to go by, benefit cuts could create more jobs, according to Nick Crafts in the Financial Times. Nick was commenting on the FT invest...

As regional parties flex their political muscle in India, Bhaskar Dutta asks if fiscal decentralisation is the future for the country. In an article for the ...

Global media coverage and No. 1 in The Economist’s recommended writing list. It’s been a busy week for Nick Crafts. The death of Margaret Thatche...

Mark Harrison grudgingly accepts the Iron Lady may have been right about society, we just weren't ready to hear it. Along with millions of others, Mark Harri...

Nick Crafts on the death of Lady Thatcher, and her governments' short and long term impact on economic performance. The policies of the Conservative governme...

Mark Harrison reviews North Korea's seemingly mad actions over the past month and finds them costly but calculated. A continuation of 'The shadow of rational...

A new working paper by Simone Tonin is #1005 in the TWERP series

Nick Crafts describes George Osborne’s New Buy scheme as ‘misguided’ in the Sunday Times, suggesting the Chancellor learn from post-war Bri...