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UK inflation rate jumps to 2.1%: Warwick experts comment

The Office of National Statistics reports that the inflation rate in the UK has risen to 2.1%, passing the Bank of England target of 2%. Professor Abhinay Muthoo of the Department of Economics and Professor Nigel Driffield of Warwick Business School comment here on what factors could have caused this jump.

Wed 16 Jun 2021, 14:38 | Tags: Economics, Research, Warwick Business School

UK 'unprepared' for impacts of climate change: expert comment

A report by the Climate Change Committee has concluded that the UK is unprepared for the effects of global warming, with homes, infrastructure and services all vulnerable. Dr Jonathan Clarke of Global Sustainable development comments on the reporting and the need to embrace 'adaptation'.

Wed 16 Jun 2021, 13:47 | Tags: Research, global sustainable development

G7 finance ministers’ meeting: Warwick economist comments

The G7 finance ministers are meeting today, where issues such as a global minimum corporation tax rate and a new tax on big tech firms will be on the table for discussion. Dr Aran Advani from our Department of Economics comments.

Fri 04 Jun 2021, 16:19 | Tags: Economics, Research

US supports patent waiver for Covid-19 vaccines: law expert comments

The United States has announced that it supports a move by the World Trade Organization (WTO) to temporarily lift patent protection for coronavirus vaccines, which might give lower income countries to better access to Covid-19 vaccines. Dr Sharifah Sekalala of Warwick Law School comments on the further challenges ahead.

Thu 06 May 2021, 15:08 | Tags: Research, Law, COVID-19

Parliamentary elections in Scotland: expert comment

As elections to the Scottish Parliament take place today, Dr Alexander Smith of the Department of Sociology comments on the key issues that he sees for voters

Thu 06 May 2021, 14:03 | Tags: Sociology, Research

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