Category Archives: Economic predictions

Economic predictions or forecasting is the process of making predictions about the economy. Forecasts can be carried out at a high level of aggregation – for example for GDP, inflation, unemployment or the fiscal deficit – or at a more disaggregated level, for specific sectors of the economy or even specific firms.

How do businesses regain their appetite for risk?

Posted by on Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Dr David Spicer is Associate Dean and Senior Lecturer in Organizational Change at Bradford University School of Management where he lectures in the areas of change management and organisational behaviour on undergraduate, postgraduate and executive programmes.

How can businesses innovate beyond obsolescence?

Posted by on Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Mark Buckley is a 20-year-old product design student and won a place on the B&Q Youth Board as part of the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, which has worked with Bradford University School of Management to develop the Innovation, Enterprise and the Circular Economy MBA. It’s only when business leaders question the current ways of working, and… Read More »

Will Bank of England’s forward guidance work for the regions?

Posted by on Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Guest blog by Paul Mackie, president of Bradford Chamber of Commerce – co-host of the Bradford University School of Management and Bank of England event with guest speaker, Dr Ben Broadbent of the Monetary Policy Committee At what point will interest rates start to rise again? This question is tied up with the Bank of… Read More »

Is there a place for heart and soul in a business strategy?

Posted by on Wednesday, December 4, 2013

Don’t walk the line: part two   The second of two guest blogs by Dr Elaine Hickmott, who studied for her MBA on business strategy and sustainability at Bradford UniversitySchool of Management. Read Part One here.  Here is part two of my guest blog for the School of Management on strategy and sustainability. Part one… Read More »

Can academic research influence government policy?

Posted by on Thursday, November 21, 2013

Jacoub has completed an MSc in Global Finance and Banking at Bradford University’s School of Management and is working with the Palestinian Monetary Authority (PMA) to develop plans to reestablish a single Palestinian currency, the Palestinian pound. Currently, Palestinians use three currencies – the US dollar, the Jordanian dinar and the Israeli Shekel. I am… Read More »

Can Palestine introduce a single currency against a backdrop of political uncertainty?

Posted by on Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Jacoub has just completed an MSc in Global Finance and Banking at Bradford University’s School of Management. Research from his dissertation is being used by the Palestinian Monetary Authority (PMA) to develop plans to reintroduce the Palestinian pound and have a single currency. Currently, Palestinians use three currencies – the US dollar, the Jordanian dinar… Read More »

Should sustainability be part of your business strategy?

Posted by on Tuesday, October 1, 2013

How big a part does sustainability play in your business strategy? Perhaps you’ve heard of the circular economy but are still unconvinced about how it can help your business turn a profit.

Through this two-part blog, I will explore the differences between a linear and a circular economic approach; show you how the circular economy not only benefits businesses, but that real strategy and the drive for sustainability are inextricably linked; and explain how to implement sustainable practices and gain competitive advantage along the way.

Human Resource Management – can we predict the future?

Posted by on Thursday, September 12, 2013

The CIPD marks its centenary with a guest lecture by Corinne Mills on Managing your Career as an HR Professional at Bradford University School of Management on Tuesday 1 October at 6.30pm, Heaton Mount.  Here Dr Peter Prowse looks at the changes in human resource management for the last century and asks what can be… Read More »