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Gender pay gap

Five things we learned about the Gender Pay Gap in the UK Public Sector

Posted on 27 November 2019 by Melanie Jones

In our latest post, Professor Melanie Jones and Dr Ezgi Kaya share some findings from their project for the Office of Manpower Economics (OME) which examined the gender pay gap in the UK public sector. 1. Inequality is similar across the public and private sectors. Despite the gender pay gap remaining slightly narrower in the
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UK Economy

Make capital work for us!

Posted on 5 November 2019 by Jonathan Preminger

In our latest post, Dr Jonathan Preminger and Dr Guy Major make a real-world proposal for gradual transformation of the economy. They argue that employee ownership is crucial for economic democracy, in a climate where worker-controlled firms can struggle to raise needed funds. In response to growing popular discontent with traditional shareholder capitalism that works
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Digital economy

Unpacking digital transformation and its implications for business and policy

Posted on 4 November 2019 by Dylan Henderson

In our latest blog post, Dr Dylan Henderson outlines Cardiff Business School’s research on the growing presence of digital technologies in business, policy, and wider society. Understanding the idea of ‘digital transformation’ is said to be increasingly crucial to appreciating how modern small businesses operate, and how they can be helped to thrive and grow.
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Governance

The fightback against Facebook is getting stronger

Posted on 31 October 2019 by Leighton Andrews

In our latest post, Professor Leighton Andrews considers the challenges faced by regulators and politicians in the face of Facebook’s financial and social might. Facebook leader Mark Zuckerberg recently took the unusual step of visiting lawmakers in Washington, including President Donald Trump in the White House. The reason? Congress’s anti-trust sub-committee has started demanding documents from Facebook and other
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