The existence of price comparison websites may be bad for consumers, research by the University of Warwick’s Department of Economics has found. Analyst David Ronayne argues that they may push prices up not down, and that increasing the number of competing comparison sites may exacerbate the problem.
A happiness economist will be trying to uncover the secrets behind a nation’s wellbeing at a public talk next month.
The Economic and Social Research Council has awarded The Centre for Competitive Advantage in the Global Economy (CAGE), £3.5 million to continue its research programme for another 5 year term.
The Warwick Economics Department is delighted to announce that three of our PhD students have been awarded One-Year Junior Fellowships from the Royal Economic Society.
The truth about how real-life totalitarian secret police go about spying on citizens and shutting down dissent will be uncovered at the University of Warwick next month.
Dr Fabian Waldinger has been awarded the prestigious European Research Council (ERC) Starting Grant worth €733,621 to investigate the effect of individual talent on the knowledge economy
Global University Summit 2013, hosted by the University of Warwick in London, is due to take place on 28-30 May. Confirmed speakers at the Summit include Sir Richard Lambert, Professor Lord Robert Skidelsky and Sir Michael Barber.
Warwick Economics Summit, the successful international forum run entirely by Warwick students, will return to campus for it's 11th year from February 15 - 17, 2013. The event offers ticketholders the chance to attend talks by a number of high profile speakers, as well as attending educational workshops touching on a range of global issues.
The Big Lottery is funding Addaction and its research partner, the Centre for Educational Development, Appraisal and Research (CEDAR) at the University of Warwick, to conduct a research project, Breaking the Cycle Through Social Investment.
On Saturday 10 March 2012, The University of Warwick will host TEDxWarwick 2012. Taking place from 10am to 6pm in The Arts Centre’s Butterworth Hall, the conference brings together inspirational speakers on the subject of global challenges, organised by University of Warwick students.
Warwick Economics Summit 2012 will take place from 17 February until 19 February. Tickets for the student-run international forum are now available for the general public.
Author of the New York Times best-seller Predictably Irrational, and named by Fortune Magazine as one of the ten new gurus you should know about, Dan Ariely will discuss his inclination towards the study of human behaviour as well as the recent publication of his latest book, The Upside of Irrationality.