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Does board gender diversity affect renewable energy consumption?

Samsul Alam has recently published a paper in the Journal of Corporate Finance, with Muhammad Atif, Mohammed Hossain and Marc Goergen, showing that gender diversity on the board is positively related with renewable energy consumption. The paper examines the effect… Continue Reading →

Terrorism and Global Business Performance

Godwin Okafor and colleagues have a paper recently accepted in the International Journal of Finance and Economics. The paper contributes to the literature on business performance by investigating the relationship between terrorism and global business performance at country level.  A measure… Continue Reading →

The Economic impact of COVID-19 in the UK

by Tuan Luong and Zenas Azuma The economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has sparked concerns among economist, policymakers, labour force, students and quite frankly the general population. To fully comprehend the gravity of the situation pertaining to the national… Continue Reading →

Trust after Barnard Castle

On the 19th and 20th May we ran a survey on coronavirus attitudes and beliefs, which included questions on trust. Given the recent furor around Dominic Cummings seemingly breaking the lockdown rules we reran the survey on the 27th May… Continue Reading →

Coronavirus survey

On 19th and 20th May, IAESV together with CURA (the Center for Urban Research on Austerity) ran a survey on attitudes and beliefs around the coronavirus pandemic. A total of 1001 people were surveyed from across the UK on a… Continue Reading →

ADRELO: Advancing Resilience in Low Income Housing Using Climate-Change Science and Big Data Analytics

IAESV member Wangari Wang’ombe is a co-investigator on an EPSRC funded project. The project, which began in March 2020, will last 3 years and is led in DMU by George Onyango Okeyo. The project brings together an international consortium including… Continue Reading →

Digital Innovations for Transitioning to a Circular plastic Economy- (DITCh Plastic)

IAESV member Seun Kolade is co-investigator on a 12 month project funded by the EPSRC under their ‘Digital Innovations for Development in Africa’ call. The project began in May 2020 and is led by Muyiwa Oyinlola in the Institute for… Continue Reading →

The Gravity of Talent

Zheng Wang has secured a British Academy/Leverhulme Trust small research grant to look at the Gravity of Talent. In this two-year project, beginning summer 2020, Zheng plans to investigate the patterns and determinants of global talent flows. And to use… Continue Reading →

Palgrave Handbook of African Entrepreneurship: Call for Chapters

We are pleased to invite scholars and practitioners to propose chapter contributions to the Palgrave Handbook of African Entrepreneurship. This special call is for authors who are able to specifically provide North African perspectives in any of the thematic areas… Continue Reading →

OECD Roundtable on Investment and Sustainable Development

IAESV member Tuan Luong participated in the 2nd Roundtable on Investment and Sustainable Development that took place in October at the OECD in Paris. The Roundtable is central to OECD’s efforts in relation to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) with… Continue Reading →

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