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Emotions key to deciding elections, not economics or party platforms

Elections and referendums may be being decided by the emotional well-being of voters, new research from the University of Warwick suggests.

Thu 15 Dec 2016, 13:17 | Tags: CAGE, Economics

University of Warwick experts and UKIP’s Diane James to discuss US election outcome

On Wednesday 9 November a panel of experts from the University of Warwick, along with Diane James, Deputy Chairman of UKIP, are to debate and discuss the results of the US election. Based in the University’s new London Office in King’s Cross, the Warwick Policy Lab discussion will:

Fri 11 Nov 2016, 14:38 | Tags: Event, Business, Law, Economics

Army of agents to tackle corrupt officials, tax evaders, terrorists, and botnets as game theory gears up for the chaos of the modern world

Game theory has long been used to apply mathematical models of conflict and cooperation between intelligent rational decision-makers. Our world of lone wolf terrorists to corrupt officials has evolved, and game theory has evolved with it, thanks to research by the University of Warwick.

Nobel Prize for Warwick Economics graduate

The 2016 Nobel Prize in Economics has been awarded today to Professor Oliver Hart, a graduate – and honorary graduate – of the University of Warwick.

New study suggests women do ask for pay rises but don’t get them

New research shows that women ask for wage rises just as often as men, but men are 25 per cent more likely to get a raise when they ask.

Tue 06 Sep 2016, 10:17 | Tags: industry, Social Sciences, Research, Women, Economics

Fruit and veg give you the feel-good factor - New research suggests up to eight-a-day can make you happier

University of Warwick research indicates that eating more fruit and vegetables can substantially increase people’s later happiness levels.

MPs to quiz University food policy experts on impact of Brexit

University of Warwick academics to be scrutinised by a cross-party panel of politicians.

Fri 22 Apr 2016, 09:58 | Tags: Food, Social Sciences, Economics

Fall in one-to-one nursing care of very sick new-borns linked to higher death rate - Provision fell by around a third in England between 2008 and 2012

University of Warwick research indicates that a fall in one to one nursing care of very sick and premature new-borns is linked to a higher death rate in neonatal intensive care.

Wed 10 Feb 2016, 12:02 | Tags: Warwick Medical School, Health, Research, Economics

Midlife crisis - evidence that wellbeing hits a low point in your early 40s

Research by a University of Warwick academic suggests there is such a thing as a midlife crisis - but things pick up after 42.

Mon 23 Nov 2015, 13:03 | Tags: Social Sciences, Research, Economics

Governments must ask people which feelings matter not just ask how happy they are - say economist & former Cabinet Secretary

Governments around the world have been wrestling with attempts to use data on people’s happiness to shape policy and public spending decisions, but they have been missing a crucial step according to new research by University of Warwick economist Professor Andrew Oswald and former Cabinet Secretary Lord (Gus) O’Donnell.

Tue 13 Oct 2015, 11:06 | Tags: Research, Economics

Warwick to award honorary degree to Janet L. Yellen Chair of the US Federal Reserve System

The University of Warwick has announced today, Monday the 5th of October 2015, that it is to award an Honorary Doctor of Laws (LLD) to Janet L. Yellen, Chair of the US Federal Reserve System (often known as “the Fed”). The award will be made at a ceremony to be held in Washington DC on 19 November 2015.

Mon 05 Oct 2015, 15:57 | Tags: Economics

Students to grill panellists at third Warwick Question Time

Two high-profile politicians will take questions from new and current students at the University of Warwick when they sit on the panel of the Department of Economics’ annual Question Time next week.

Mon 28 Sep 2015, 13:41 | Tags: University of Warwick, Students, Politics, Economics

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