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New e-book highlights the economic factors influencing the outcome of World War II

A new e-book co-edited by award-winning economic historian Professor Mark Harrison of Warwick Economics and CAGE has been published in the week of the 75th anniversary of Victory in Europe. The book aims to provide new insight into the significant and sometimes overlooked role that economists played in shaping the conduct of the war and its ultimate outcome.

Mon 04 May 2020, 15:52 | Tags: Publishing, research, Politics, Economics, war, conflict, coronavirus, VE Day, History

Female caregivers in war zones need recognition and support – new research

In conflict zones around the world, women’s health and wellbeing will decline further, unless caregivers are given better state social protection, according to collaborative intercontinental research by the University of Warwick (UK) and Monash University (Australia).


Peacekeeping missions can actually increase criminal violence, research finds

The presence of UN peacekeeping missions can inadvertently make criminal violence worse by providing the security necessary for organised crime to flourish, and creating a ‘peacekeeping economy’ which criminals can exploit, finds a new study by Dr Jessica di Salvatore of the University of Warwick.