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 will showcase some of our research and the impact it has had by inspiring business managers, informing policy makers and influencing society. It will also feature 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.
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.
Professors Hilary Bekker and Barbara Summers are part of the Shared Decision Making Collaborative which launched its action plan earlier this month.
Professor Wändi Bruine de Bruin explains why it is not enough to just focus on researching solutions when it comes to tackling climate change.
Professor Wändi Bruine de Bruin discusses how ageing can affect the way we make decisions.
Wiebke Eberhardt writes about the need to adapt communications aimed at pension participants.