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Brexit has already cost the average worker more than a week’s wages, academic study shows

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.

Trains of Thought: How Railways Helped Ideas to Travel

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.

Thu 29 Nov 2018, 15:53 | Tags: Social Science, research, Politics, Economics

Warwick Social Sciences rated among the 100 best in the world

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.

Wed 19 Sep 2018, 14:33 | Tags: CAGE, Awards, Economics, Faculty of Social Science, ESRC

Wiley Prize in Economics awarded to Associate Professor Mirko Draca of Warwick Economics

Associate Professor Mirko Draca was named by the British Academy and Wiley as the winner of this year’s prize for his promising early-career work in economics, especially for his work on the effect of Chinese imports.

Wed 22 Aug 2018, 11:40 | Tags: Awards, Economics

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