Economics

The payslip: effects of the minimum wage?

The payslip: effects of the minimum wage?

Posted by arj13 at Sep 10, 2013 11:55 AM |

Dr Sara Lemos from the Department of Economics discusses the impact of a minimum wage on developing countries.

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The tin of soup: a symbol of household food insecurity?

The tin of soup: a symbol of household food insecurity?

Posted by hi29 at Mar 26, 2014 03:50 PM |

Soup – a food staple symbolising nourishment and security, but studies show food insecurity in our households is rising. Analysis by Dr Jesse Matheson, from the University of Leicester’s Department of Economics, suggests a link with rising fuel prices.

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The shopping basket: a blend of physical and virtual?

The shopping basket: a blend of physical and virtual?

Posted by jcm22 at Jul 18, 2014 11:45 AM |

The advent of online retailers has completely changed how we shop. Dr Subir Bose looks at multi-channel e-tailing and asks if our very concept of a "shopping basket" is becoming more fluid.

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