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Creating new models for trade

Professor Carol Alexander’s research on financial risk management is being used by the Intercontinental Exchange to develop a new breed of models for determining margins on derivatives trades.

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Informing Japanese investment in Czech Republic

Dr Norifumi Kawai is working with key people and institutions in the Czech government and industry to help inform the activities of Japanese investors in the Czech Republic.

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Improving financing sevices to SMEs

Through a joint research project with Julian Frankish and Richard RobertsProfessor David Storey and Dr Alex Coad, helped a well-known high street bank improve its services.

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Managing electricity price risk

Dr Michael Coulon frequently collaborates with energy companies to design and implement new mathematical models for managing electricity price risk in the face of rapidly changing market conditions.

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Picture credit: Rob Burke / Electricity pylons [Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 2.0 Generic license]


Government needs to subsidise UK-based pharmaceutical supply chains, academic tells parliamentary committee

24 April 2020

Government needs to subsidise the creation of UK-based pharmaceutical supply chains to ensure sufficient critical drugs in crisis.

UK productivity slowdown unprecedented in 250 years – new study shows

12 February 2020

New study by University of Sussex professor reveals current UK productivity slowdown is nearly double the previous worst productivity shortfall.

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