Economic growth in its current form is unsustainable, argues the bestseller Prosperity without Growth. Following publication, the book has brought a deeper understanding of the basis of prosperity to a wide range of international economic decision-makers and political leaders.
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Research supported by Warwick's ESRC Centre on Competitive Advantage in the Global Economy show that the Soviet Union initially tried similar economic reforms as China - but without the same success.
ESRC-funded research shows that people in a crowd can have a sense of shared identity with others, align their goals, transcend everyday concerns, and experience intensely positive feelings and an enhanced sense of well-being.
New research into the impact of wind farms carried out by Professor Stephen Gibbons at the ESRC-funded Spatial Economics Research Centre is the first to demonstrate a link between wind farm visibility and house prices.
IFS research shows that the nature of the UK labour market could be dramatically transformed within the next five years if proposed reductions in general government employment were to be fully realised.
ESRC-funded research shows that the majority of people immigrating from Romania and Bulgaria have been highly educated, and have chosen to work rather than claim benefits.
An ESRC-funded research project is exploring the storing and sharing of flood memories, as a resource bank for communities at risk.
Only 40 per cent of the Chancellor's planned spending cuts will be in place by the end of this financial year – with 60 per cent yet to come, according to the Institute for Fiscal Studies' Green Budget 2014.
An analysis from the Institute for Fiscal Studies suggests that restoring the 50p tax rate would raise little revenue - likely only around £100 million, which would make only a marginal contribution to reducing the deficit.
London is the destination of choice for the ambitious French, according to research carried out by ESRC-funded researchers. According to the French consulate, up to 400,000 French expats live here.
The NCRI Supportive and Palliative Care research initiative has had an impact across several areas – including new clinical guidelines into practice, new assessment tools for practice and research, more patient involvement and increased research interest.
New results from the Scottish Social Attitudes survey, funded by the ESRC and carried out by ScotCen Social Research, suggest it's the economic consequences that matters the most to people.
Becoming independent will not give Scotland much more leverage to tackle inequality than currently, new research from the Future of the UK and Scotland programme suggests.
Why was the euro introduced without establishing other institutions associated with a successful monetary union?
By far the most important reason that housing is so expensive is our planning policy, shows research from the Spatial Economics Research Centre.
Many communities are struggling to cope after recent weeks' heavy rains and extensive flooding. A number of ESRC-funded research projects are exploring the impact of flooding, how to prepare for events, and how communities cope in the aftermath.
Research findings from the ESRC Centre for Market and Public Organisation, and Monash, RMIT Melbourne and Lancaster universities, show high levels of physical inactivity in the English population.
Charitable causes in the UK benefit from strong traditions of giving among such groups, which result in generosity to UK charities and support for needs in countries of origin, according to research from the Centre for Charitable Giving and Philanthropy.
Research has found that one of the key barriers to resolving site planning for Gypsies and Travellers is the creation of conflict through political and media discussion.
Young people's talk about celebrities serves important social functions - making sense of the massive inequality and replacing envy with pleasure in being 'ordinary', shows research.
Medieval societies were surprisingly well organised to cope with natural disasters, according to recent findings from the ESRC-funded Earthquakes without Frontiers research programme.
A new ESRC-funded project aims to study the 'social media ecosystem' to better understand how user behaviours, global communication networks and flows of information interact to promote hateful and socially disruptive content.
As renewable energy generation grows in popularity, how are wind farms affecting local house prices?
We debut early and carry on into older age, but have sex less often than before, according to findings on Brits' sexual behaviour from the third NATSAL survey. However, the frequency of sex for has fallen from over six times to just under five per month over the past decade.
The methods for forecasting energy costs are improving, but with the complexities involved the key challenge is to communicate how uncertain the estimates are, concludes a new report from the UK Energy Research Centre.