Football or arms race?
 Will the recent takeover of Manchester City by the Abu Dhabi United Group change the face of English football forever?

Associate Professor of Economics, Dr Wyn Morgan takes a look at the economic factors of the modern game, and the fall-out from the biggest deal in British football.

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Cash strapped
 Can the government's latest budget offset the damage caused by the recession or offer any idea as to when the recovery will begin.

Economist Dr Wyn Morgan talks you through the main points of Budget 2009 and offers his view on the current state of play and where we go from here.

Dr Morgan is Associate Professor in the Centre for Research in Development and International Trade (CREDIT) and the Centre for
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