Category Research

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

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 →

Does board gender diversity affect renewable energy consumption?

Samsul Alam has recently published a paper in the Journal of Corporate Finance, with Muhammad Atif, Mohammed Hossain and Marc Goergen, showing that gender diversity on the board is positively related with renewable energy consumption. The paper examines the effect… Continue Reading →

Terrorism and Global Business Performance

Godwin Okafor and colleagues have a paper recently accepted in the International Journal of Finance and Economics. The paper contributes to the literature on business performance by investigating the relationship between terrorism and global business performance at country level.  A measure… Continue Reading →

Trust after Barnard Castle

On the 19th and 20th May we ran a survey on coronavirus attitudes and beliefs, which included questions on trust. Given the recent furor around Dominic Cummings seemingly breaking the lockdown rules we reran the survey on the 27th May… Continue Reading →

Coronavirus survey

On 19th and 20th May, IAESV together with CURA (the Center for Urban Research on Austerity) ran a survey on attitudes and beliefs around the coronavirus pandemic. A total of 1001 people were surveyed from across the UK on a… Continue Reading →

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