Black Lives Matter

Black Lives MatterHead of Economics, Professor Sarah Smith explores racial inequality in the UK, reflecting on recent events.

The past few weeks have seen protests around the world, triggered by the death of George Floyd at the hands of the Minneapolis police.…

Premier League salaries during the pandemic

Premier League salaries during the pandemicThird-year BSc Economics and Politics student, Pravin discusses Premier League salaries during the COVID-19 pandemic in his Economics of Coronavirus blog.

Pravin wrote his blog in response to our call-out for Economics of Coronavirus competition entries earlier this year, and was announced as the competition winner – his prize to have his blog featured on the Discover Economics website, promoted to Financial Times subscribers.…

Cummings and Goings

Cummings and GoingsThis week, the press has been dominated by the Dominic Cummings’ trip to Durham in search of childcare, in breach of the spirit if not the strict letter, of the social distancing law that he himself had been partly responsible for.