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IPPR launches world’s third biggest economics prize looking to restart UK growth
One of the biggest cash prizes in world economics has been launched to find “radical ideas” to reinvigorate the British economy.
Launched against a backdrop of deep public distrust in politicians to revitalise the UK economy, the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) thinktank has lined up an £150,000 prize fund to uncover fresh ideas.
Traders can get back to focusing on what really worries them — the Fed and China
Radio 1 Xtra DJ Sideman wonders why shoes have become more expensive since Brexit. BBC business editor Simon Jack attempts to clear things up for him.
Illegal “taxi-style” lift services are growing in popularity and could be putting young people in danger.
Indian airlines have been stepping up their recruitment drive for female pilots.
Many people in Ibiza’s music industry are worried about the White Isle’s future as authorities try to rein in its famous party scene.
A slowdown, a changing economic model and a trade war make it a bad long-term bet
When psychology professor Robert Cialdini wrote his 1984 book Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion, he had no idea just how much influence “Influence” would have. The book sold 3 million copies in 30 languages. Not too long after publication, he received a package in the mail. It contained a personal note from Charlie Munger, Warren Buffett’s…
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