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Prof Vera Troeger comments on the Fawcett Society's report on the gender pay gap

Vera Troeger, Professor of Economics at the University of Warwick, comments on the Fawcett Society’s report on the gender pay gap on Equal Pay Day.

 

Fri 10 November 2017, 11:11 | Tags: Economics, Expert comment, Policy, workers, Women, Gender

Professor Ben Lockwood on today's IFS report: Autumn 2017 Budget: Options for Easing the Squeeze

Professor Ben Lockwood, from the University of Warwick’s Department of Economics, provides expert comment on an IFS report released today which says that a worsened public finance outlook is likely if current low levels of productivity growth are the “new normal”.

Mon 30 October 2017, 12:43 | Tags: Politics, Economics, University of Warwick, Expert comment, Policy

Lloyds' extra money for mis-selling is further confirmation of poor treatment of customers

Lloyds Banking Group has set aside another £1bn to cover the cost of insurance mis-selling and the treatment of mortgage customers. Today's news comes as an additional confirmation of the extent of historical misconduct in the UK banking system and the cost it has had on customers, particularly borrowers says Dr Andreas Kokkinis

Thu 27 July 2017, 11:39 | Tags: Economics, Banks, News, Law, Business Members, Business and Management

The G20 summit - what it could mean for trade

Dr Gabriel Siles-Brügge, Associate Professor Department of Politics and International Studies, takes a quick look at decisons that could be made at the G20 summit that will affect global trade.


Barclays fraud charge - a strong warning about white collar crime

Barclays PLC and four former executives have been charged with fraud over their actions in the 2008 financial crisis. The Serious Fraud Office case relates to billions of pounds the bank raised from Qatari investors, enabling it to avoid a government bailout. Juan Gozzi Valdez, Assistant Professor, Economics briefly comments


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