July 2012

Dr Matthew Rablen awarded ESRC grant

Dr Matthew Rablen has been awarded £213,000 as part of the prestigious ESRC Research Leaders of the Future scheme. The Brunel lecturer from the Department of Economics and Finance will investigate the optimal design of a portfolio of audit interventions for a tax authority.

May 2012

Benefits of staying with the EU ‘may be permanent’ for Greece

Brunel’s Professor Ray Barrell has said that although leaving the Eurozone would have ‘transitory’ benefits for Greece, those of staying ‘may be permanent’.

The Professor of Economics and Finance made the comments when he gave his opinion on Greece and the Eurozone crisis to The Guardian alongside other academics and financial experts last week.

Professor Ray Barrell commissioned to scrutinise FSA report

Brunel University’s Professor Ray Barrell was commissioned by the Financial Services Authority (FSA) last month to produce an independent review of a report for their latest publication.

March 2012

Bloomberg access ‘will increase employability’ of Brunel students

Students at Brunel University now have access to the Bloomberg economic and finance data system, and Dr. Russ Moro thinks it will make them more desirable to employers after graduation.

There are eleven Bloomberg terminals on the third floor of the library that are open to all students, and the Economics and Finance lecturer believes that this will boost their CVs.

Somali people ‘benefit’ from piracy, says Dr. Anja Shortland

Dr Anja Shortland’s research on how piracy ransom money provides a ‘boost’ to the Somali economy has led to articles on BBC News and CNN, as well as an appearance on Radio 4’s Today programme earlier this month.

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