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All the latest business and economic research being carried out by experts across the University.

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All the latest business and economic research being carried out by experts across the University.

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    Future fit

    Future fit

    In this video Dr Christopher Barnatt gives you a sneak preview of his television documentary Challenging Reality, which challenges our perceptions of who we are and where we're going.

    • 11 min
    England's World Cup Failure - blame it on the money - audio

    England's World Cup Failure - blame it on the money - audio

    Can England's failure at the World Cup really be the triumph of economics over sport as suggested in the media?

    In this podcast Economist Dr Wyn Morgan weighs up the merits of the argument and tries to explain where England went wrong.

    • 18 min
    Football or arms race? - audio

    Football or arms race? - audio

    At the time of the Manchester City takeover, Associate Professor of Economics, Dr Wyn Morgan looks at the economic factors of the modern game, and the fall-out from the biggest deal in British football.

    • 11 min
    'Shrinking' the economy - audio

    'Shrinking' the economy - audio

    In this interview, Dr Robert Hoffmann talks about how important psychology is to business and asks if we have talked ourselves into recession.

    Dr Hoffmann is a member of the International Centre for Behavioural Business Research (ICBBR) within the Nottingham University Business School(NUBS). The centre has also recently opened a new extension at The University of Nottingham, Ningbo China.

    The centre's research brings together a range of experts who share an interest in studying decision-making in economic and business contexts, in particular using theories and methods from management, economics and psychology.

    • 12 min
    Cash strapped - audio

    Cash strapped - audio

    Economist Dr Wyn Morgan talks you through the main points of Budget 2009 and offers his view on the current state of play and where we go from here.

    Dr Morgan is Associate Professor in the Centre for Research in Development and International Trade (CREDIT) and the Centre for Policy Evaluation (CPE) in the School of Economics at the University.

    • 14 min
    We all live in a Robbie Fowler house! - audio

    We all live in a Robbie Fowler house! - audio

    In this interview, why the Buy to Let Market will likely survive the financial crisis, but also why the small scale landlord may be destroyed by what Professor Andrew Leyshon refers to as the "Property Neutron Bomb".

    Using a football terrace chant about the footballer (and famous buy to let landlord) Robbie Fowler for his title, Professor Leyshon explains his research with Shaun French on the subject and looks to the future of the market.

    Andrew Leyshon is Professor of Economic Geography in the School of Geography at the University. This work was recently presented to the Financial Services Research Forum at Nottingham University Business School - a unique combination of financial practitioners and academics.

    • 15 min

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