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Expert Comment


Expert comment on the education attainment gap for poorer families

Dr Dimitra Hartas from Warwick's Centre for Education Studies comments on the education attainment gap between richer and poorer families.


Expert comment - collapse of BrightHouse

"The most important question now is what happens to these credit consumers?" Dr John Morris of the Department of Politics and International Studies comments on what the collapse of BrightHouse may mean for people unable to access conventional credit but who need to make "big-ticket" purchases.


Labour's proposals for an Overseas Loans Transparency Act - Expert Comment

The recent Mozambique/Credit Suisse fraud case has highlighted the problem of secret loans that are helping to push impoverished countries into debt. Dr Stephen Connelly and Dr Celine Tan of Warwick Law have been supporting Jubilee Debt Campaign's work on this issue. Dr Connelly comments on the news that Labour plan an Overseas Loans Transparency Act to tackle the problem.


Is Mexico set for an historic shift?

Latin America’s second largest economy will go to the polls on Sunday (1 July 2018) to choose its next president and a new congress. At a time of widespread disillusionment at unchecked corruption, poverty and violence Assistant Professor in New Rising World Powers Dr Thomas Long looks ahead to the election.


128,000 children will wake up homeless this Christmas day - economic comment

According to housing and homelessness charity Shelter 128,000 children will spend Christmas day homeless and in temporary accommodation. Profesor Abhinay Muthoo comments on the economic background to this situation.