Category Research

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

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 →

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 →

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 →

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