Leeds University Business School is proud to be a top ten research-intensive institution. Our research mission is to produce and disseminate research of world-class, to increase knowledge, skills, understanding and impact.
This blog showcases some of our research and the impact it has had by inspiring business managers, informing policy makers and influencing society. It also features informative entries for researchers at various stages of their careers, as well as news and opinion pieces of interest to the business research community. All the articles on this blog are the view of the individual authors, not Leeds University Business School or the University of Leeds.
Professors Wändi Bruine de Bruin and Baruch Fischhoff discuss the benefits of collaborations between psychologists and economists for decision making.
Professor John Maule discusses how stress can affect the nature and quality of decision making.
Dr Simon McNair discusses his Leverhulme Early Career Fellowship, developing more effective financial support service provision in the UK.
Dr Yasmina Okan has been awarded a Cancer Research UK Fellowship to improve the design of web-based communications about cervical cancer.
Will ‘smartpayment’ technology lead to smarter consumers? Changing how we pay is changing how we spend.
Dr Simon McNair and Rufina Gafeeva are investigating how smartpayment technology influences people’s financial behaviour.
Dr Simon McNair writes about how people’s psychological coping styles are directly related to their levels of Christmas spending.
Professors Mirta Galesic and Wändi Bruine de Bruin explain why asking people how their social circles will vote might help to predict voting behavior.
Dr Andrea Taylor discusses her research on the relationship between public perceptions of weather and beliefs about climate change in the UK and US.