Covid-19 and the Global Economy

By Dr Emma Gardner Department of Strategy and  International Business, University of Birmingham Since the outbreak of Covid-19, approximately 89,000 people have been infected worldwide, and to date over 3,000 people have died. The virus, which is thought to have originated in Wuhan, has taken hold in China, with over 78,000 known cases of infection. … Continue reading “Covid-19 and the Global Economy”

U.S.-China trade war: which country is more resilient?

By Dr Kurt Yang Liu, Lecturer in Operations Management  Department of Management, Birmingham Business School As the trade war between the U.S. and China intensifies, one of the key questions to ask is how significant the damages would be to the world’s two largest economies if the trade tensions are prolonged. It is apparent that … Continue reading “U.S.-China trade war: which country is more resilient?”

Finance and Technology: Power to the Peer

By Wei Wu, PhD Management, Birmingham Business School In recent years, the emergence of Financial Technology, or “FinTech,” services and firms has reshaped financial services. It is continuously developing new processes and routines to provide services such as payment, banking, insurance and asset management through applying information communication technologies. FinTech reflects changes in the ways … Continue reading “Finance and Technology: Power to the Peer”