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Left vs Right is dead – politics is about anarchists vs centrists, new CAGE study shows

Politics should no longer be divided between “left-wing” and “right-wing” because the vital dividing line between groups of voters is now between “anarchists” and “centrists”, a new study from the Centre for Competitive Global Advantage in the Global Economy (CAGE) shows today.


National livestock movement bans may prove economically damaging

New research from the University of Warwick has pioneered an economic perspective on controlling livestock diseases. Focusing on Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD), bovine TB (bTB) and bluetongue virus (BTV), the researchers draw striking conclusions about the role of movement bans in controlling an outbreak.


World War 2 – the economic battle

Professor Mark Harrison from Warwick’s Department of Economics is one of the experts featured this week in a new Radio 4 documentary series exploring the economic issues behind the start of World War 2.


One in three self-assessment taxpayers under-report, costing government £8 billion a year, Warwick study finds

A third of self-assessment taxpayers do not pay as much tax as they should, meaning the Treasury is missing out on £8 billion a year. This contributes to the annual “tax gap” of more than £30 billion revenue that goes uncollected. The findings are revealed in a new research briefing by Dr Arun Advani of the University of Warwick and Centre for Competitive Advantage in the Global Economy (CAGE)


Does eating fruit and veg help your mental health?

Increasing the amount of fruit and vegetables people eat lowers their risk of clinical depression, new research has found. The study discovered that eating extra portions of fruit and vegetables each day can boost mental health to such an extent that it can offset half the negative psychological impact of divorce and a quarter of the psychological damage of unemployment.

Thu 30 May 2019, 12:12 | Tags: WBS, research, psychology, Economics

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