Impact case studies
In recent years our combined expertise in economics, finance and mathematics at Manchester has led to collaborations and research with real impact.
The innovation agenda: policy to drive economic growth
Innovation and R&D policies based on our research are at heart of the Coalition Government’s economic growth initiatives.
The case for eliminating milk quota and reforming the CAP in the EU
Our evidence provided key support for the UK Government’s pressure on the EU for the elimination of milk quotas that led ultimately to the 2008 decision to abolish milk quotas in 2015 in the EU.
Profitable investments based on the mathematics of behaviour
Large Swiss and German investment funds have successfully used mathematical behavioural finance to deliver high returns with low volatility, even during the financial crisis.
Monetary policy and financial stability in the aftermath of the global financial crisis
Central banks in middle-income countries need to rethink the links between monetary policy, macroprudential regulation, and economic stability.
Improving employment outcomes for ethnic minority groups
Through a series of policy reports, our research has informed a number of strategies that seek to address gaps in ethnic minority employment by local authorities and their regional partners.