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Dr Zheng Wang invited to join £12m new national research centre research

ESRC has announced its generous support for six new national research centres designated to tackle some most pressing social and economic issues faced by the UK. One of these research centres is The Centre for Inclusive Trade Policy (CITP), Led… Continue Reading →

Focus group discussions on money management awareness and skills in young people

In Leicester, like many cities and towns across the UK, there is a major debt and poverty crisis. A low wage economy has created an environment with very high levels of child poverty, in-work poverty, homelessness and reliance on foodbanks… Continue Reading →

Marketing methodology workshop

On the 9th November the Consumers, Markets and Society group is hosting a workshop on the Nature of Academic Knowledge: Understanding How Any Research Methodology Is Dependent on Its Underpinning Ontological & Epistemological Assumptions. The workshop is from 10am-3pm and… Continue Reading →

Open Data and Economic Insight: Using Data to Inform Growth

We are hosting a session at the Leicester Business Festival on the 12th November 2021 from 10 am-12 midday. We are using a Hybrid model where you can attend in person or join virtually. To book a place please go… Continue Reading →

Remittance and Climate Change Adaptability in Bangladesh

In July DMU co-hosted a Stakeholders Workshop on remittance and climate change adaptability in Bangladesh, joint with the University of Chittagong, Bangladesh. The workshop was held as part of a GCRF project led by Dr Samsul Alam, Dr Godwin Okafor,… Continue Reading →

Students can apply to join our economic data analysis scheme

We are looking for up to 10 students to join our economic data analysis scheme. Under the scheme students will receive a package of training and mentoring, and become a ‘community reporter’ for the IAESV East Midlands Economic Data Repository…. Continue Reading →

Estimating the impact of international trade on air pollution in China

Dr Zheng Wang’s single-authored paper, “Blame the Foreigners? Exports and Dioxide Emissions in China”, has been published by Environmental and Resource Economics, the official journal of the European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists. The full text of the paper can… Continue Reading →

Opinion Piece: US-China Tensions and Talent Flows

The US-China relations are one of the defining international relations in the 21st century. While the world seems to be increasingly polarised around these two poles, how do the current tensions between these two super powers affect the flows of… Continue Reading →

Best paper award at annual RADMA R&D management conference

Congratulations – our colleague Dr Esh Trushin’s co-authored paper “A new prize platform model of R&D for neglected diseases” (with Prof. Brigitte Evelyne Granville of Queen Mary, University of London) has been awarded with the best paper in track “Platform… Continue Reading →

Import competition and firm innovation: Evidence from China

Dr Tuan Luong and co-authors have published a recent paper in the Journal of Development Economics looking at whether and how import competition affects firm innovation. This paper re-examines the effect of import competition on firm innovation in the context… Continue Reading →

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