Business and Economy

Rail workers union strikes a blow for collective bargaining

Rail workers union strikes a blow for collective bargaining

Posted by ap507 at Jun 04, 2015 12:15 PM |

Professor Melanie Simms discusses how the recent successes of the Rail, Maritime and Transport union should get us thinking about whether some of the tactics it has used could work in other sectors

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Game Theory: How to put oneself in someone else's shoes

Game Theory: How to put oneself in someone else's shoes

Posted by ap507 at Jun 02, 2015 01:25 PM |

Any marketing or political campaign, a conflict between countries, tension in the workplace, or a couples quarrel can be described as a game for which game theory provides insights, according to Professor Eyal Winter

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How Greece’s liquidity problem could cause an unplanned Grexit

How Greece’s liquidity problem could cause an unplanned Grexit

Posted by ap507 at May 12, 2015 03:40 PM |

Professor Panicos Demetriades discusses economic issues faced by Greece

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Voting is irrational. Emotions always win

Voting is irrational. Emotions always win

Posted by ap507 at May 11, 2015 09:50 AM |

Professor Eyal Winter from the Department of Economics discusses how our political behaviour is often governed more by emotions than rationality

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Shift to online music underscores power of a handful of tech giants

Shift to online music underscores power of a handful of tech giants

Posted by ap507 at Apr 17, 2015 10:35 AM |

Professor Yuval Millo discusses how the music industry is changing - with download and online streaming sales overtaking CDs and records for the first time

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Time to control the corporate monsters

Time to control the corporate monsters

Posted by ap507 at Mar 26, 2015 11:40 AM |

Professor Martin Parker says big business doesn't have to be greedy and aggressive

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