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Edward Cartwright

Long run relationship between foreign direct investment and economic growth

A recent paper by Marcel Ausloos, Ali Eskandary, Parmjit Kaur and Gurjeet Dhesi, published in Physica A, explores the relationship between Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) and economic growth. The paper considers an often forgotten relationship, the time delay between a… Continue Reading →

International Trade, Environmental Regulation, and Environmental Quality: Evidence from China

Zheng Wang has secured funding for a project on ‘International Trade, Environmental Regulation, and Environmental Quality: Evidence from China’. The project is joint with Limin Du (Zhejiang University), will run from January 2020 to December 2023, and is funded by… Continue Reading →

Corporate Social Responsibility in Leicestershire

The Institute for Applied Economics and Social Value is collaborating with ThinkCSR and Ethical Business Exchange to undertake an audit of corporate social responsibility (CSR) activities in the local region. The project is being led by Chris Shaw (Director of… Continue Reading →

Summer School on the Human Aspects of Cyber-Crime and Online Fraud

The Institute co-sponsored this summer school alongside the Kent Interdisciplinary Research Centre in Cyber Security (KirCCS) and International Association for Research in Economic Psychology. The summer school took place in July 2019 at the University of Kent in Canterbury with around 30 participants… Continue Reading →

Workshop on Economics for the Social Good

The Institute held a two day Workshop on Economics for the Social Good on 4th and 5th July. We are grateful to the Royal Economic Society for part funding the workshop. The workshop highlighted some of the positive things that… Continue Reading →

DMU Global trip to the OECD in Paris

Last week a number of our second year economics students went on a DMU Global trip to Paris. The highlight of the trip was a visit to the OECD Headquarters. Students were given a tour of the Chateau de la… Continue Reading →

Framing effects in public good games: Choices or externalities?

A paper by Edward Cartwright and Abhijit Ramalingam, recently published in Economics Letters, provides new experimental evidence on framing effects in public good games. The trade-offs from an individual contributing to a group task can be framed in different ways…. Continue Reading →

Economics Networking Event

On Wednesday we welcomed back a number of DMU alumni to share their experience with current students. The afternoon began with a chance to network and enjoy the unlimited supply of doughnuts. Then the alumni answered a range of questions… Continue Reading →

Framing effects in threshold public good games

A new paper, recently published in the Journal of Public Economic Theory,  by Edward Cartwright, Anna Stepanova and Lian Xue, provides new insight on framing effects and pro-social behaviour. To explain the issues involved consider a group of five people…. Continue Reading →

Cyber-security in small businesses and charities

A new project funded by the Home Office is looking at how to improve cyber-security behaviour in small businesses and charities. It is estimated that around a half of businesses will suffer a cyber breach or attack in anyone year…. Continue Reading →

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