Dr Esh Trushin co-organised a workshop in February on “The impact of robotisation on labour markets and inequality”. The event was supported with funding from the British Academy.
Dr Eghosa Igudia and colleagues organized a one day workshop in April in Nigeria on ‘The Informal Economy: The Management and Use of Urban space in Lagos’ as part of a British Academy funded project on ‘Inclusive Poverty Reduction: In… Continue Reading →
Our second year economics undergraduates were asked to write an essay on the topic: Identify the main concerns that are raised by the evident gender imbalance in economics? How does gender relate to ideological bias in economics? Here we have… Continue Reading →
The Institute for Applied Economics and Social Value will be hosting a workshop on the 26th May 10:30-15:00 to explore the Leicester and Leicestershire economy. The workshop will involve a combination of presentations and open discussions, and provide a forum… Continue Reading →
The Institute will host a workshop on Wednesday the 8th June organised by our Development, Policy and Conflict research cluster led by Godwin Okafor and Oluwasoye Mafimisebi. The workshop will look at how agriculture in developing countries can be made more… Continue Reading →
We hosted a migration policy workshop on the 15th-16th February funded by the British Academy’s Horizon Europe Pump Priming Collaboration. The workshop was organised by Dr Eghosa Igudia. The goal of the workshop is to will ‘map the journey’ of… Continue Reading →
A new documentary film has been produced summarising the results of a GCRF project led by Dr Samsul Alam, Dr Godwin Okafor, Dr Oluwasoye Mafimisebi and colleagues in Bangladesh. Click on the image below to watch the documentary in full.
This online workshop will bring together academics, policy makers and practitioners interested in how trading networks in rural farming communities can be made more resilient to shocks and climate change. It is part of a British Academy Funded Project with… Continue Reading →
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 →
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 →
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