Category Projects

Here you can find more information about ongoing research projects within the Institute.

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 →

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 →

The Effects of AI on the Professions: A Literature Repository

The Chartered Institute of Public Relations’ artificial intelligence (AIinPR) panel has published a literature repository following an intensive 12-month review of nearly 200 global publications on AI and its impact on the professions. It includes academic and popular cultural sources…. 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 →

Working Conditions in the Apparel Industry of Bangladesh: Role of the Major Stakeholders

I am currently working on the following paper which covers an important and interesting issue in the context of Bangladesh. The apparel industry is the most important contributors for the economy of Bangladesh in terms of export revenue, employment generation… 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 →

EMPHASIS – EconoMical, PsycHologicAl and Societal Impact of RanSomware

This project, funded by the EPSRC, focuses on the threat of ransomware. Ransomware is a form of malware that encrypts a victims files and then demands a ransom for the key to decrypt the files. This threat has become more prevalent over the last five… Continue Reading →

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