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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 →

OECD Roundtable on Investment and Sustainable Development

IAESV member Tuan Luong participated in the 2nd Roundtable on Investment and Sustainable Development that took place in October at the OECD in Paris. The Roundtable is central to OECD’s efforts in relation to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) with… Continue Reading →

2020 Green Economy Symposium on Social & Political Cooperation

Members of the Institute contributed (from afar) to the 2020 Green Economy Symposium hosted by the University of Guyana. The symposium explored the challenges faced in Guyana as it looks to accelerate its green economy against a background of dependence… 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 →

Student visit to the IFS

A delegation of our economics students recently visited the Institute of Fiscal Studies to attend the ‘Public Economics Lectures’. They heard talks by IFS experts in a range of different fields of public economics. This was great experience for students… 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 →

Economic poverty and inequality in Leicestershire: Challenges and solutions

Poverty, economic exclusion and inequality are a stark reality in Leicestershire and elsewhere in the UK. Homelessness, the use of foodbanks and the wide gaps in employment, attainment and opportunities across regions are just some of the visible signs of… Continue Reading →

Nudge for good at the Leicester Business Festival

IAESV recently hosted an event at the Leicester Business Festival on ‘Nudge for good: Harnessing behavioural science to inform business, charity and policy’. Behavioural science provides a powerful way to deepen our understanding of the drivers of human behaviour. In… 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 →

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