The vote to leave the European Union has already cost the average worker more than a week’s wages thanks to higher prices, a study shows today.
The fall in the value of the pound after the June 2016 referendum caused a lasting increase in the price of many goods, costing Britons more than £400, according to research by Dr Dennis Novy, a leading expert on the economic implications of Brexit.
The role of rail transport in driving economic change is now widely recognised – but its role in enabling the spread of grass-roots social and political activism is equally significant, according to new research from University of Warwick economics researcher Eric Melander which uses Sweden as a case study to investigate how technology influences the spread of political ideas.
The University of Warwick has been ranked among the best universities in the world for politics and international studies and sociology, business and economics, education and law, according to the Times Higher Education’s 2019 World Reputation Rankings released this week. Warwick is one of just 7 UK universities to be listed in the top 100 in all four subject groups and scored particularly highly for business and economics, placing 33rd in the world.
£2m funding award recognises the Centre for Competitive Advantage in the Global Economy as a UK centre of research excellence
The Centre for Competitive Advantage in the Global Economy (CAGE), based in the Department of Economics at the University of Warwick, has been awarded £2.09 million to continue its pioneering social science research for another five years.