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Will the Budget stamp duty cut really help first time buyers?

Following yesterday's Budget announcement of a stamp duty cut for first time buyers Professor Ben Lockwood analyses whether the change will really benefit buyers and help alleviate the housing crisis.


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

May offers "reassurance" but EU nationals still feel unwelcome: Dr Lucy Hatton

UK Prime Minister Theresa May has vowed in a Facebook post to make it as easy as possible for EU nationals to remain in the UK.

Dr Lucy Hatton, an expert in democracy and legitimacy in the European Union, outlines her view on the story.


Anti-Trump protests break out across America

Dr Ben Margulies, Department of Politics and International Studies comments on the protests breaking out across the USA in light of Donald Trump’s election as president.


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