Upcoming Events

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.

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