Category Research

Here you can find more information about recent research publications by members of the Institute.

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 →

Exploring the theories, determinants and policy options of street vending: A demand-side approach

A recent paper by Dr Eghosa Igudia explores the demand side of street vending, using data from Lagos state, Nigeria. The paper was shortlisted for the Urban Studies 2020 best paper award. Street vending has become an increasingly common feature… Continue Reading →

Census 2021. We asked people why it is important to fill in the census, and this is what they said

We ran a survey of the UK population on the 8th March as part of an ongoing project between IAESV and CURA to track attitudes and views during the coronavirus pandemic. In the survey we asked some questions about the… Continue Reading →

Census 2021. Community radio and lost voices: Inspiring engagement in economic and social policy

Edward Cartwright and Rob Watson at Decentered Media are leading on an AHRC-ESRC funded project ‘Community Radio and Lost Voices’. The project, funded through a scheme to encourage public engagement with the census, will use community radio to inspire households… Continue Reading →

Food resilience and rural poverty in developing countries: the role of trading networks and information flows

Dr Tuan Luong and Professor Edward Cartwright have received funding of £50,000 from the British Academy Humanities and Social Sciences Tackling Global Challenges Programme. The two year project, that began on the 1st March 2021, will look at mapping and… Continue Reading →

Inclusive poverty reduction: in search of a policy framework to support individuals operating in the informal economy in Lagos, Nigeria

Dr Eghosa Igudia has been awarded £50,000 grant under the British Academy’s Humanities and Social Sciences Tackling Global Challenges Programme. The two year project, that began on the 1st March 2021, will study inclusive poverty reduction. The project team includes… Continue Reading →

KTP with the East Midlands Chamber of Commerce to create a Regional Business Intelligence Unit

East Midlands Chamber and DMU have been awarded £121,000 Government funding to create a new Regional Business Intelligence Unit, which aims to improve competitiveness and productivity across the region, highlight business strengths and ultimately, win more investment. Colleagues from IAESV,… Continue Reading →

Addressing Societal Gender, Geographical Location, Religious and Caste Discrimination Through Developing a Life and Employment Skills Course and Accompanying Social Marketing Campaign

Dr Anoop Bhogal-Nair is co-investigator on a British Academy funded project that hopes to tackle discrimination against young women in India. A key aim of project is to address young women’s self-identified issues affecting their well-being and in doing so address issues arising from… Continue Reading →

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