"Market penalty depends a great deal on the type of breach, the sensitivity of the information, the number of records lost, the extent to which the firm ‘holds itself out’ as a safe guardian of data and the delay between breach and disclosure." Dr Jonathan Cave comments on the consequences that can flow from large data breaches such as the recent Virgin Media incident.
"To the extent that the market reflects fundamentals, a fall in values caused by expected future supply disruptions is to be expected and is not necessarily a bad thing. But there is a real danger that Coronavirus will spread not only though biological contagion, but through financial contagion." Professor Roger Farmer explores the potential economic impact of COVID-19.
The post Brexit negotiations between the UK and the EU on their future relationship, and in particular on a Free Trade Agreement, will be a complex set of negotiations over multiple issues, with multiple factors at play. Expert comment from Professor Abhinay Muthoo.
Professor Mike Waterson comments on today's report from the Independent Transport Commission exploring the changing shape of the bus market in England.
Dr Michela Redoano, Associate Professor of Economics at the University of Warwick, comments on Twitter's ban on political advertising.