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The Happiness Equation: Three ways we can actually measure happiness

Wed 04 September 2019

Most of us tend to think happiness as an unmeasurable, subjective, and ultimately fleeting concept. However, for the last thirty years or so, researchers - like Nick Powdthavee a professor of Behavioural Science at Warwick Business School - have been collecting data and studying what makes people tick.

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How can we close the disability employment gap?

Tue 07 May 2019

Business leaders have a crucial part to play in reducing the disability employment gap. Improving the corporate approach to equality is not only be the right thing to do from a social justice perspective, but ultimately creates a more effective, profitable organisation, writes Kim Hoque, Professor of Human Resource Management at Warwick Business School.

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The challenges facing the G20

Tue 04 December 2018

Dr Celine Tan, Associate Professor in the University of Warwick's School of Law, assesses how the presidency of Argentina has focussed the G20 summit and examines the challenges they face.

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Microchip implants are threatening workers’ rights

Thu 22 November 2018

It’s not often trades unions and employers are equally worried about an issue threatening workers’ rights. But recently, the UK’s Trades Union Congress and the main body that represents British businesses, the CBI, have both voiced concerns about the budding practice of implanting employees with microchips.

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How do demographics affect interest rates?

Wed 14 November 2018

The middle-aged invest and the young borrow and the reationship between the two will affect interest rates, writes Dr Arie Gozluklu, Associate Professor of Finance at Warwick Business School. How important is tracking the slow moving changes in demographics when modelling forecasts for the long-term?

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Why most people follow routines

Fri 17 August 2018

We all have different experiences of the value of routine. Nick Chater, Professor of Behavioural Science at Warwick Business School, explores how to strike a good balance between routine and variety.

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The EU Referendum: In conversation

Mon 20 June 2016

Britain goes to the polls on June 23rd to decide whether it should leave or remain in the European Union. In this article, researchers from each of our four faculties have highlighted some of the pro-leave and pro-remain discussions relating to their different academic disciplines.

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