Category Events

Here you can read more about recent events hosted or planned by the Institute.

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 →

2020 Green Economy Symposium on Social & Political Cooperation

Members of the Institute contributed (from afar) to the 2020 Green Economy Symposium hosted by the University of Guyana. The symposium explored the challenges faced in Guyana as it looks to accelerate its green economy against a background of dependence… Continue Reading →

There is an emerging consensus for a new approach to humanitarian action: what will it look like?

I recently returned from participating in the Humanitarian Networks & Partnerships Week 2020 (HNPW 2020), thanks to the support from DMU’s Institute of Applied Economics and Social Value. The event, which was hosted by the United Nations Office for Coordination… Continue Reading →

Student visit to the IFS

A delegation of our economics students recently visited the Institute of Fiscal Studies to attend the ‘Public Economics Lectures’. They heard talks by IFS experts in a range of different fields of public economics. This was great experience for students… Continue Reading →

Economic poverty and inequality in Leicestershire: Challenges and solutions

Poverty, economic exclusion and inequality are a stark reality in Leicestershire and elsewhere in the UK. Homelessness, the use of foodbanks and the wide gaps in employment, attainment and opportunities across regions are just some of the visible signs of… Continue Reading →

Nudge for good at the Leicester Business Festival

IAESV recently hosted an event at the Leicester Business Festival on ‘Nudge for good: Harnessing behavioural science to inform business, charity and policy’. Behavioural science provides a powerful way to deepen our understanding of the drivers of human behaviour. In… 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 →

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 →

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