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Sunday Times Rich List cites record rise in UK billionaires

Tax expert Dr Arun Advani comments on findings from The Sunday Times Rich List that the UK has a record number of billionaires.

Fri 20 May 2022, 12:25 | Tags: Economics, Expert comment, Faculty of Social Science, tax

Ukraine invasion: University of Warwick economist comments

As Russian forces cross the border into Ukraine and begin a military assault, Professor Mark Harrison of the Department of Economics comments on the factors that have led to this situation, and the effectiveness of economic sanctions.

Thu 24 Feb 2022, 15:15 | Tags: Economics, Research

Energy price cap rises: Economics and business experts comment

Ofgem have today announced a rise in the energy price cap, with millions of households potentially paying £693 more a year for their heating and electricity. Experts from Warwick Business School and the Department of Economics have commented on what has led to this situation, and what this says about the future of our energy supplies.

Thu 03 Feb 2022, 13:58 | Tags: Economics, WBS, business, Warwick Business School

Bulb Energy enters special administration: expert comment

Bulb Energy is the latest energy provider to be affected by the rise in gas prices, but the Government has announced it will provide funding to allow it to continue trading temporarily. Professor Mike Waterson of the Department of Economics comments on why Bulb's situation has resulted in them being put into special administration.

Thu 25 Nov 2021, 11:56 | Tags: Economics, Research

COP26 - reflection from Dr Lory Barile

"COP26 showcases the power of telling positive stories about climate change and the impact this may have on individuals’ behaviour and local communities." Behavioural science expert Dr Lory Barile reflects on what she has learned as one of the University of Warwick delegates to the COP26 conference.

Tue 09 Nov 2021, 10:24 | Tags: Economics, Expert comment, Research, behavioural science, COP26

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