News: UK Department for Business & Trade (DBT)


UK Department for Business & Trade (DBT)   [2 May 2023] The Centre for Business Prosperity (CBP) hosted a discovery day on 2 May for the UK Department for Business and Trade (DBT), bringing together researchers and policy-makers from both organisations to establish a new partnership. Professor Aleks Subic opened the event, moderated by…

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PhD Studentships


PhD Studentships     [Closing Date: 19 May 2023] The Centre for Business Prosperity are pleased to announce two PhD Studentships that will commence October 2023. PhD Studentship (3 years) Trade, Technology and Productivity We are seeking to appoint a highly motivated and talented researcher with the ability and interest in providing…

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Recruiting: Research Fellow (24 Months Fixed Term)


Vacancy: Research Fellow   [Closing Date: 3 May 2023] The Centre for Business Prosperity seeks to appoint a highly motivated and talented researcher with the ability and interest in providing excellence in research and impact in the field of International Business Economics. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in economics or…

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New Publication: How did Brexit affect UK trade?


How did Brexit affect UK Trade?   [Published: 23 March 2023] Professor Jun Du, Dr Beyza Satoglu and Dr Oleksandr Shepotylo have published the article ‘How did Brexit affect UK trade?’ in Contemporary Social Science.   The publication is available to view here.   Abstract This paper assesses the effect of Brexit implemented…

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New Publication: Tracking the Van. The Role of Forward Linkages in Logistics MNEs’ Location Choices Across European NUTS3 Regions


Tracking the Van. The Role of Forward Linkages in Logistics MNEs’ Location Choices Across European NUTS3 Regions   [Published: 16 March 2023] Dr Dalila Ribaudo has published an article “Tracking the Van. The role of forward linkages in logistics MNEs’ location choices across European NUTS3 regions” in the Regional Science Association…

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New Publication: Industrial Embeddedness and Regional Economic Resistance in Europe


Industrial Embeddedness and Regional Economic Resistance in Europe   [Published: 2 March 2023] Dr Tasos Kitsos, along with co-authors Simone Maria Grabner (Institute for SME Research) & Andre Carrascal-Incera (University of Oviedo), have published the article ‘Industrial Embeddedness and Regional Economic Resistance in Europe’ in…

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News: The Productivity Institute’s Brown Bag Seminar


The Productivity Institute’s Brown Bag Seminar   [1 March 2023] On 1st March 2023, Professor Jun Du, Dr Uzoamaka Nduka and Dr Oleksandr Shepotylo gave an on-line presentation entitled “Service Trade Barriers and Firm Performance: A UK Perspective” at the The Productivity Institute’s Brown Bag Seminar.

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New Publication: The ‘Play’ of Institutions and Firm Investment: Evidence from a Transition Economy


The ‘Play’ of Institutions and Firm Investment: Evidence from a Transition Economy   [Published: 27 February 2023] Professor Jun Du and Dr Bach Nguyen  have published an article “The ‘Play’ of Institutions and Firm Investment: Evidence from a Transition Economy” in the International Journal of Finance & Economics. Read the full paper…

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Blog Post: EU Poised to copy US Subsidies for Green Technology – New Evidence from China shows how it could Backfire


EU Poised to copy US Subsidies for Green Technology – New Evidence from China shows how it could Backfire     [Authors: Professor Jun Du, Aston Univeristy & Holger Görg, Acting President, Kiel Institute for the World Economy] The EU is preparing to abandon its longstanding restrictions on state aid to take on US and…

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New Publication: Business Confidence, TCA Adaptation, and Export Performance


Business Confidence, TCA Adaptation, and Export Performance   [Published: 8 February 2023] Professor Jun Du has published a new ERC Insight Paper 'Business Confidence, TCA Adaptation, and Export Performance'. Read the full paper here.   Abstract Business confidence or business sentiment is a measure of how a firm’s managers perceive the…

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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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