Skip to main content

Expert Comment


Britain needs Europe a lot more than Europe needs Britain

'Isolation is costly'. Dennis Novy, Associate Professor, Department of Economics discusses why Britain needs Europe a lot more than Europe needs Britain.

Fri 09 October 2015, 12:59 | Tags: Politics, Economics, Expert comment, Europe, Britain

Professor Nigel Driffield from the Warwick Business School shares some thoughts on the chancellor inviting China to bid for HS2 contracts

The first issue to address is whether this is seeking to attract trade or foreign investment. The wording of the text is that they want Chinese companies to tender for certain parts of the infrastructure, which essentially suggests trade – ie importing sub-assemblies, components, even trains from China (or the lines themselves).


Elizabeth II follows some illustrious predecessors in reigning for over 40 years including Victoria, George III and Elizabeth I. But why should this matter?

Dr Sarah Richardson, senior lecturer in History at the University of Warwick comments on Elizabeth II's 63 year long reign as Britain's longest serving monarch, "Long-reigning monarchs have proved highly important for the development of the British state and nation in its history."

Mon 07 September 2015, 14:48 | Tags: News, Expert comment, Britain, History

Barclays Chief Executive sacking shows banks are failing to meet investors' profit expectations - Associate Professor Dr Lena Rethel

"The sacking of Barclay's boss Antony Jenkins is a sign that banks still struggle to develop innovative business models that meet investors' profit expectations whilst avoiding the excessive risk-taking that prevailed in the run up to the global financial crisis." says Dr Lena Rethel.

Wed 08 July 2015, 10:21 | Tags: Finance, Banks, News, Britain, Current Affairs

Labour Party plans to guarantee young people independent and face-to-face careers advice

The Labour Party plans to guarantee young people independent and face-to-face advice, delivered by careers professionals trained to give information and guidance on academic and vocational qualifications.


Older news