Research Area: Trade

We produce high quality, exploitable research in the fields of Trade and have created a series of downloadable report publications to detail the findings of our research.

Research Area: Productivity & Skills

We produce high quality, exploitable research in the fields of Productivity & Skills  and have created a series of downloadable report publications to detail the findings of our research.

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Conference: 5th Geography of Innovation (GEOINN2020)

Dr Meng Song & Ms Xiaocan Yuan present at GEOINNO2020 Conference

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LBGCBP Reading Club

LBGCBP set up new initiative to create opportunties

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Jun Du

Jun Du Keynote Speech at the Institute of Management Services (IMS)

Prof Jun Du was invited to give a keynote speech on UK productivity puzzles

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Who we are

The Lloyds Banking Group Centre for Business Prosperity (LBGCBP) is funded by Lloyds Banking Group and operated by Aston Business School (ABS). It is a network of researchers and experts across national and international networks, with core strengths in the areas of productivity, international business and economics, technology upgrading, skills, regional economic growth, and practice-oriented enhancement of for-profit and also social enterprise performance.

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Upcoming Events

Guest Speaker: Prof Bart Los, University of Groningen

Date: 04-03-2020

Time: 13:00 - 14:00

Location: SW1109

Reading Club: Services and Productivity

Date: 05-03-2020

Time: 14:30 - 16:00

Location: SW10th Floor, Aston University

Guest Speaker: Dr Ingo Borchert, University of Sussex

Date: 18-03-2020

Time: 13:00 - 14:00

Location: SW1109

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We welcome PhD applicants

We welcome potential PhD candidates with good MSc degree performance who are curious, hard-working and have strong analytical minds to receive training at the LBGCBP and work with us. See potential supervisors, data resources and Aston University scholarship opportunities.

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