Category Research

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

ADRELO: Advancing Resilience in Low Income Housing Using Climate-Change Science and Big Data Analytics

IAESV member Wangari Wang’ombe is a co-investigator on an EPSRC funded project. The project, which began in March 2020, will last 3 years and is led in DMU by George Onyango Okeyo. The project brings together an international consortium including… Continue Reading →

Digital Innovations for Transitioning to a Circular plastic Economy- (DITCh Plastic)

IAESV member Seun Kolade is co-investigator on a 12 month project funded by the EPSRC under their ‘Digital Innovations for Development in Africa’ call. The project began in May 2020 and is led by Muyiwa Oyinlola in the Institute for… Continue Reading →

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 →

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 →

Long run relationship between foreign direct investment and economic growth

A recent paper by Marcel Ausloos, Ali Eskandary, Parmjit Kaur and Gurjeet Dhesi, published in Physica A, explores the relationship between Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) and economic growth. The paper considers an often forgotten relationship, the time delay between a… 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 →

The Efficiency of Private and Public Schools in Urban and Rural Areas: Moving Beyond the Development Goals

A paper by Swati Virmani (with Geraint Johnes) has recently been published in the International Transactions in Operational Research Journal. Data from the Young Lives study are used to evaluate the efficiency of education systems in four low and middle income… Continue Reading →

Framing effects in public good games: Choices or externalities?

A paper by Edward Cartwright and Abhijit Ramalingam, recently published in Economics Letters, provides new experimental evidence on framing effects in public good games. The trade-offs from an individual contributing to a group task can be framed in different ways…. 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 →

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