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Latest 'Birmingham Business School Discussion Paper Series' papers available

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The latest entries in the 'Birmingham Business School Discussion Paper Series' are now available. Papers are submitted from academics across all departments of the Business School, covering a wide range of research topics.
Date:
10/09/2013
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Birmingham Business School to host two international conferences in September

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This month Birmingham Business School is the host of two international conferences; the Comparative International Governmental Accounting Research conference and the European Trade Study Group conference.
Date:
29/08/2013
Categories:
International, Research, Social Sciences

Premier League football referees more likely to book foreign players

Premier League football referees more likely to book foreign players
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The 2013/14 Barclays Premier League season starts this Saturday and a major analysis of referee's decisions in the league has shown that officials are around 15% more likely to book foreign players who are from the same background as the most sizable ethnic minority groups in the UK.
Date:
14/08/2013
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences, Sport

Was the election of police commissioners a mistake?

Was the election of police commissioners a mistake?
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Dr Siddhartha Bandyopadhyay discusses the tension between senior police officers and their elected masters that spilled over into the political arena after reports of chief constables being bullied out of their jobs and complaints of misuse of office by some of the new class of Police and Crime Commissioners.
Date:
06/08/2013
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

The Royal Baby: Game to Name

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You don't need to know the concepts of modern Game Theory to name a baby, let alone the Royal baby, arguably the most important name for the rest of this century. It is a personal, family matter of choice, surely not a game! Well, wait, think twice.
Date:
22/07/2013
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Seven new Birmingham Business School Doctoral Scholarships

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We are pleased to announce seven new PhD scholarships for the 2013/2014 academic year.
Date:
17/06/2013
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences, Students

The paradox of falling crime rates in a recession

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Dr Siddhartha Bandyopadhyay of the Department of Economics discusses "The paradox of falling crime rates in a recession" in a Birmingham Perspective.
Date:
30/04/2013
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Nobel Prize Winner Professor Al Roth Guest Lectures at the University of Birmingham

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The Department of Economics welcomed Nobel Prize winner Professor Al Roth to the University of Birmingham on 4th February 2013.
Date:
05/02/2013
Categories:
Arts and Law, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research, Social Sciences, Students, Vice Chancellor
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