Upcoming Events

April
2020

Reading Club: Global Firms and Implications


Event Date: 20-04-2020

Event Time: 14:30-16:00

Location: SW10th Floor, Aston University

Topic
The LBGCBP Reading Club will be holding a second session on the theme 'Global Firms annd Implications' with presentations given by Dr Secil Danakol and Ms Uzoamaka Nduka. The papers to be discussed will be published shortly.  

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April
2020

Reading Club: UK Regions from an Economic Perspective


Event Date: 29-04-2020

Event Time: 14:30-16:00

Location: SW10th Floor, Aston University

Topic
The LBGCBP Reading Club will be holding a second session on the theme 'UK Regions from an Economic Perspective' with presentations given by Dr Bettina Becker and Dr Anastasia Ri. The papers to be discussed will be published shortly.  

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April
2020

Guest Speaker: Dr Anastasios Kitsos, University of Birmingham


Event Date: 29-04-2020

Event Time: 13:00-14:00

Location: TBC

Topic
As part of the LBGCBP Seminar Series, a presentation by Dr Anastasios Kitsos, City-REDI Univerity of Birmingham.

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Past Events

March
2020

Reading Club: Services and Productivity


Event Date: 05-03-2020

Event Time: 14:30-16:00

Location: SW10th Floor, Aston University

Topic
The LBGCBP Reading Club will be holding a second session on the theme 'Services and Productivity'. The papers to be discussed, which include presentations are: The Industrial Revolution in Services. Chang-Tai Hsieh and Esteban Rossi-Hansberg. Presented by Dr Oleksandr Shepotylo. The Impact o

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March
2020

Guest Speaker: Prof Bart Los, University of Groningen


Event Date: 04-03-2020

Event Time: 13:00-14:00

Location: SW1109, Aston University

Topic
As part of the LBGCBP Seminar Series, Prof Bart Los, University of Groningen, The Netherlands, will provide a presentation on the topic "Increased Competitiveness after The Brexit Referendum? The Regional Effects of the Weaker Pound Sterling".  

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February
2020

Reading Club: Markets – Superstar Firms and Concentration


Event Date: 19-02-2020

Event Time: 14:30-16:00

Location: SW10th Floor, Aston University

Topic
The next theme in the LBGCBP Reading Club series will be 'Markets: Superstar Firms and Concentration'. The papers to be discussed, which will include presentations, are: Do Increasing Markups Matter? Lessons from Empirical Industrial Organization. Steven Berry, Martin Gaynor & Fiona Scott M

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February
2020

Introduction to GIS for Social Science Applications


Event Date: 13-02-2020

Event Time: 10:00-16:00

Location: ABS 6.4/6.5

Topic
LBGCBP will be hosting a two day training course, Introduction to GIS for Social Science Applications' by Dr Enrico Vanino, University of Sheffield. Course Description: Geographic Information Systems (GIS) refers to tools and techniques for handling, analysing, and presenting spatial data. GIS

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February
2020

Guest Speaker: Agelos Delis, Aston University


Event Date: 12-02-2020

Event Time: 13:00-14:00

Location: SW1109

Topic
As part of the LBGCBP Seminar Series, a presentation by Dr Agelos Delis, Aston University, 'Reshoring: The Case of Swedish Manufacturing.

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Publications

As part of our research into topics including trade and productivity & skills, we have produced a series of detailed publications which you are welcome to download and study the findings.

Events

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