Bangor Business School in the Media

Reflecting their expertise and reputation in their subject areas, our academic staff are regularly invited to comment on current issues in the media – both locally and internationally – and to write articles for websites and blogs.

Below is a list of articles and radio and TV contributions since January 2014.

 

2017

Articles:

'Kempner: 50 years later, ATMs try not to show their age', Matt Kempner, myAJC, 07/07/17 - quote from Professor Bernardo Batiz-Lazo

'The Case for a Land Value Tax in Wales', Dr Rhys ap Gwilym, IWA, 10/07/17

'"Sell North Wales lifestyle" to top digital talent say Llandudno tech firms', Owen Hughes, Daily Post, 28/06/17 - Dr Edward Jones comments on Bangor University's Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) with Stockomendation Ltd

Happy Birthday, ATMs!’, Marielle Segarra, Marketplace, 27/06/17 – quote from Professor Bernardo Batiz-Lazo

The ATM at 50: It was invented before the debit card (and other weird facts)’, Maria Lamagna, Market Watch, 27/06/17 – excerpts from Professor Bernardo Batiz Lazo’s co-authored publication, Cash Box: The Invention and Globalization of the ATM

'Chase Is Tiptoeing into Cardless ATMs as Banks Look to Defend 50-Year-Old Workhorse', Nancy Miller, Bank Innovation, 02/06/17 - quote from Professor Bernardo Batiz-Lazo

'Fact Check: Do six million people earn less than the living wage?', Professor Tony Dobbins, The Conversation, 27/04/17

'7 Brilliant Inventions That Changed How We Travel', Soo Youn, National Geographic, 21/04/17 - quote from Professor Bernardo Batiz-Lazo

British managers are overrated by English clubs – and the stats back it up’, Sean Ingle, The Guardian, 02/04/17 – research by Professor John Goddard

How football’s richest clubs fail to pay staff a real livingwage’, Professor Tony Dobbins and Peter Prowse (Sheffield Hallam), The Conversation, 30/03/17

There’s more than one way to teach CORE’, Dr Rhys ap Gwilym and David James, www.core-econ.org, 26/01/17

The revolution will be digitalised’, The Herald, 15/01/17 – contribution by Professor Bernardo Batiz-Lazo on the rise of cashless transactions

Fixing HMRC's performance management system could benefit vulnerable claimants as well as staff’, Sara Closs-Davies, Civil Service World, 12/01/17

Radio / TV:

26/06/17: Professor Bernardo Batiz-Lazo, 'Andy Collins Show', BBC Three Counties Radio - interview to mark the 50th birthday of the ATM

26/06/17: Professor Bernardo Batiz-Lazo, 'Good morning Wales', BBC Radio Wales - interview to mark the 50th birthday of the ATM

26/06/17: Professor Bernardo Batiz-Lazo, BBC World Service - discussion on the origins of the ATM on its 50th birthday

30/05/17: Dr Edward Jones, BBC Breakfast - two interviews on the 2017 General Election and its potential economic implications

05/04/17: Professor John Goddard, Sky Sports News – interview on research into the success levels of British and foreign football managers

05/04/17: Professor John Goddard, ‘Good Morning Wales’, BBC Radio Wales – how successful are foreign football managers?

29/03/17: Dr Edward Jones, ‘Taro’r Post’, BBC Radio Cymru – discussion on Article 50 and the economy

27/02/17: Dr Edward Jones, Newyddion 9, S4C – discussion on PFI (private finance) schemes

24/02/17: Dr Edward Jones, Newyddion 9, S4C – discussion on the Welsh Government’s £500m loan to fund work on the M4

27/01/17: Professor Bernardo Batiz-Lazo, The Breakfast Show, BBC Coventry & Warwickshire – discussion on the future of ATMs

23/01/17: Dr Edward Jones, ‘Post Cyntaf’, BBC Radio Cymru – discussion on Brexit and Wales’s trade relationship with the EU

16/01/17: Dr Edward Jones, Newyddion 9, S4C – discussion on trade agreements

16/01/17: Dr Edward Jones, ‘Post Cyntaf’, BBC Radio Cymru – discussion on Wales’s latest PMI figures

11/01/17: Dr Edward Jones, Taro’r Post’, BBC Radio Cymru – discussion on the decline in business start-ups

 

2016

Articles:

Why EU rules risk making Italy’s banking crisis a whole lot worse’, Professor Phil Molyneux, The Conversation, 15/12/17

Will Italy’s failing banks trigger financial collapse across Europe?’, Professor Phil Molyneux, The Guardian, 28/11/16

How ATMs became holy shrines overnight post demonetisation’, Vikram Doctor, The Economic Times, 19/11/16 – contribution by Professor Bernardo Batiz-Lazo

The Cashless Antagonism’, Professor Bernardo Bátiz-Lazo and Leonidas Efthymiou, The European Financial Review, 22/10/16

Brexit, banks and bother’, Professor Phil Molyneux, University of Sussex Blog, 12/10/16

Is Donald Trump the future of populist politics?’, Brian Jones, FORTANK, 08/09/16

American Presidential Election: Donald Trump’, Shanti Chakravarty, FORTANK, 08/09/16

What's the point of football testimonials like Wayne Rooney's?’, Duncan Leatherdale, BBC News, 01/08/16 – research by Professor John Goddard quoted

'High price' for the lost savings habit’, Kevin Peachey, BBC News, 22/07/16 – comments by Professor John Ashton

Newly minted British PM Theresa May takes aim at corporate governance, proposes reform’, Paul Waldie, The Globe and Mail, 21/07/16 – comment from Professor Tony Dobbins

Fine words from the new Tory PM – but can, and will, she deliver?’, ‘Letters’, The Guardian, 14/07/16 – letter from Professor Tony Dobbins

Time to fly out of the EU? The Economic argument for Leave and Remain’, Owen Hughes, Daily Post, 15/06/16 – contribution by Dr Edward Jones

This Is What the ATM of the Future Will Look Like’, Amber Murakami-Fester, Nerd Wallet, 18/05/16 – contribution by Professor Bernardo Batiz-Lazo

Jobs figures mask bogus self-employment in the shadow economy’, Professor Tony Dobbins, Dr Alexandra Plows (School of Social Sciences, Bangor University), Professor Howard Davis (School of Social Sciences, Bangor University), The Conversation, 20/04/16

Leicester are charging towards the title but momentum factor is overstated’, Sean Ingle, The Guardian, 10/04/16 – research by Professor John Goddard quoted

Spain’s economic recovery powers ahead despite political crisis’, Tobias Buck, Financial Times, 03/04/16 – comments by Professor Santiago Carbo-Valverde

Cip ar y Gyllideb’, Golwg 360, 16/03/16 – comments by Dr Edward Jones

Unpicking the current account banking 'con-trick'’, Kevin Peachey, BBC News, 02/03/16 – contribution by Professor John Ashton

Why scrapping the €500 note may not help counter terrorism’, Professor Bernardo Batiz-Lazo and Marybeth Rouse (PhD candidate, Bangor University), The Conversation, 01/03/16

Your Phone Will Replace Your Wallet at the ATM, Too’, Brian Barrett, Wired, 28/01/16 – comments by Professor Bernardo Batiz-Lazo

Was the ATM a disruptive innovation?’, Professor Bernardo Batiz-Lazo, ATM Marketplace, 21/01/16

Around the world in 80 payments – global moves to a cashless economy’, Professor Bernardo Batiz-Lazo, Leonidas Efthymiou (Intercollege Lanarca) and Sophia Michael (Intercollege Lanarca), The Conversation, 08/01/16

 

Radio/TV:

15/12/16: Dr Edward Jones, ‘Post Cyntaf’, BBC Radio Cymru – discussion on GVA figures

05/12/16: Dr Edward Jones, ‘Taro’s Post’, BBC Radio Cymru – discussion on Brexit

23/11/16: Dr Edward Jones, ‘Post Cyntaf’, BBC Radio Cymru – discussion on expectations from the Autumn statement

14/11/16: Dr Edward Jones, BBC Radio Cymru – discussion on Brexit and the Welsh language

11/10/16: Dr Edward Jones, ‘Post Cyntaf’, BBC Radio Cymru – discussion on the Welsh Government’s support for a Japanese trade campaign

17/08/16: Dr Edward Jones, Newyddion 9, S4C – discussion on unemployment figures

16/08/16: Professor Bernardo Batiz-Lazo, BBC Coventry & Warwickshire – contribution to ‘mystery year’ feature

11/08/16: Stephen Jones, ‘Good Evening Wales’, BBC Radio Wales – comments on the economic benefits of a proposed new Anglesey road link

04/08/16: Dr Edward Jones, ‘Post Cyntaf’, BBC Radio Cymru – discussion on the cut to interest rates

25/07/16: Professor Bernardo Batiz-Lazo, ‘On the Money’, CBC News Network – commentary on how ATMs have shaped the world in their first 50 years

14/07/16: Dr Edward Jones, ‘Post Cyntaf’, BBC Radio Cymru – discussion on the economic challenges facing Teresa May’s government

03/03/16: Dr Edward Jones, Newyddion 9, S4C – discussion on the impact bank closures have on rural communities

 

2015:

Articles:

Jurgen Klopp is not normal at Liverpool - he's a very, very special one’, David Prentice, Liverpool Echo, 04/12/15 – research by Professor John Goddard quoted

Cashless Nation’, Owe Carter, Confused.com, 03/11/15 – comments by Professor Bernardo Batiz-Lazo

Industry Influencer Q&A #9’, Lizzy, Zooz, 12/10/15 – interview with Professor Bernardo Batiz-Lazo

Industry Influencer Q&A #5’, Rachel Liberman, Zooz, 24/08/15 – interview with Professor Santiago Carbo-Valverde

The GAY-TM: How to make a splash with cash dispensers’, Professor Bernardo Batiz-Lazo, Charisma, 11/08/15

Let ESM take on Greece’s debt and promise future relief tied to reforms’, Professor Santiago Carbo-Valverde and colleagues, letter in the Financial Times, 06/07/15

Greece’s Empty ATMs Show the Surprising Power of Cash—Even in 2015’, Brian Barrett, Wired, 30/06/15 – comments by Professor Bernardo Batiz-Lazo

As cash becomes quaint, are ATMs on path to obsolescence?’, Professor Bernardo Batiz-Lazo, The Conversation, 16/06/15

Zimbabwe ditches its dollar, ending an economic era’, Professor Bernardo Batiz-Lazo, The Conversation, 15/06/15

A Brief History of the ATM’, Professor Bernardo Batiz-Lazo, The Atlantic, 26/03/15

Cash remains king in Chile but its days could be numbered’, Professor Bernardo Batiz-Lazo, The Conversation, 25/03/15

La resistencia griega puede tener efectos positivos para todos’, Belén Ayala, El Pais, 11/02/15 – interview with Professor Santiago Carbo-Valverde on ‘Grexit’

Consumers and cash: A lasting love?’, Suzanne Cluckley, ATM Marketplace, 11/02/15 – contribution by Professor Bernardo Batiz-Lazo

A55: Roadworks could hit business investment warns expert’, Gareth Wyn-Williams, Daily Post, 14/01/15 – comments from Stephen Jones

The ATM is Dead. Long Live the ATM!’, Linda Rodriguez McRobbie, Smithsonian.com, 08/01/15 – comments from Professor Bernardo Batiz-Lazo

 

Radio/TV:

06/11/15: Professor Santiago Carbo-Valverde, ‘Los Desayunos’, RTVE (Spain) – interview

01/09/15: Professor Bernardo Batiz-Lazo, ‘5 Live Drive’, BBC Radio 5 Live – discussion on contactless payments

26/06/15: Professor John Thornton, BBC World Service – comments on the Greek economic crisis and lessons to be learnt from Argentina

18/06/15: Professor Bernardo Batiz-Lazo, Share Radio – discussion on the end of the Zimbabwe dollar

21/05/15: Professor Bernardo Batiz-Lazo, BBC Coventry & Warwickshire – interview on the growth of digital payments in the UK

07/05/15: Professor Bernardo Batiz-Lazo, BBC Radio 5 Live – discussion on Denmark going ‘cashless’

22/04/15: Professor Bernardo Batiz-Lazo, Marketplace – interview on ATM history

31/03/15: Professor Bernardo Batiz-Lazo, ‘Sean Moncrieff Show’, News Talk (Ireland) – discussion on the history of the ATM

 

2014:

Articles:

ATMs lose their charm in Chile’, Professor Bernardo Batiz-Lazo and Juan Felipe Espinosa (Universidad Catolica de Valparaiso, Chile), ATM Marketplace, 19/12/14

Arsène Wenger’s detractors at Arsenal showcase appetite for the sack race’, Sean Ingle, The Guardian, 23/11/14 – research by Professor John Goddard quoted

'Crazy' season? English top flight more predictable than on continent’, Sean Ingle, The Guardian, 18/05/14 – research by Professor John Goddard quoted

Cost of loans driven up by £18.4bn payout forced on banks over PPI scandal’, Darren Devine, Wales Online, 02/03/14 – research and comments by Professor John Ashton

Anglesey sea salt wins EU protected status’, BBC News, 15/01/14 – comment by Dr Sonya Hanna

 

Radio/TV:

10/12/14: Professor Tony Dobbins, ‘Thinking Allowed’, BBC Radio 4 – discussion on redundancy at a Welsh aluminium plant, and why re-training failed to provide jobless workers with a fresh future