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International, world-class scholars share their expertise

The Department of Economics and Finance has recently hosted world-class, international scholars from elite universities in the US to give seminars.
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Stark picture of inequality for children in the north

A major new report paints a stark picture of inequality for children growing up in the North of England post-pandemic compared to those in the rest of the country.
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How 3D printing could improve spare part supply chains

3D printing could be key to reducing inventory and making supply chains for spare parts more responsive. This is according to new research from Dr Atanu Chaudhuri at the School alongside colleagues at Aalborg University in Denmark.
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Penalty Shootouts Could Be Fairer

New research at the School has found that a score-dependent alternating order in penalty shootouts is fairer than the order currently in use.
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A Top 50 European Business School

We’re proud to say that today, we have been ranked in the European Top 50 by the Financial Times.
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IMPACT magazine issue 10 - available now

Issue 10 of the Business School's award-winning magazine, IMPACT, is out now. Themed around ‘sustainability and society’, the issue looks at our research on sustainability and addresses what this means for business in the widest sense – not just climate change – but our global responsibility to manage the planet’s resources.
IMPACT magazine issue 10

How Trump’s Covid-19 Tweets Impacted Social Distancing

The sentiment of Donald Trump’s tweets affected social distancing in the United States (US) according to new Business School research. It impacted Republican-voting states and Democrat-voting states in opposite ways.
How Trump’s Covid-19 Tweets Impacted Social Distancing

International banking forum is a success

This term, the Business School’s Centre for Banking, Institutions and Development (CBID) hosted the bi-annual Central Bankers’ Forum. Held virtually, it was a key event in the Centre’s long-established range of activities. Four speakers presented their current research findings on key topics related to central banking policies and regulation.
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Parents who feel ashamed can be less productive

New School research has found that parents who feel ashamed when something at work calls into question their parenting role, are less productive than those who do not feel ashamed.
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The impact of Covid-19 on the Good Work Agenda

Below, the North East Local Enterprise Partnership shares the news that a new report they worked on in collaboration with the Business School/Professor Jo McBride is now live:
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Durham MBA in global top 10 for sustainability

We’re pleased to say the Durham MBA (Full-time) has been placed in the global top 10, Europe top 5 and UK top 3 in the Corporate Knights Better World MBA Ranking 2021. This is an increase of 19 places globally, 5 places in Europe and 4 places in the UK, since the ranking in 2020.
Durham MBA in global top 10 for sustainability

Collaboration, innovation and sustainability

Dr Joanna Berry, Associate Professor in Entrepreneurship, talks about working with Boeing, and the development of an exciting new Masters programme to equip students with the skills to accelerate the transition to a Net Zero world.
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