News: Midlands Graduate School ESRC Doctoral Training Partnership Joint Studentship


Midlands Graduate School ESRC Doctoral Training Partnership Joint Studentship [27 January 2023] Professor Jun Du, Dr Tasos Kitsos and Professor Anne Green (University of Birmingham) have successfully secured an application to the Midlands Graduate School ESRC Doctoral Training Partnership Joint Studentships for the project proposal ‘Enabling Skills…

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News: CBP Research Cited by Centre for Brexit Studies


News: CBP Research Cited by Centre for Brexit Studies [17 January 2023] Research by Professor Jun Du, Dr Emine Beyza Satoglu and Dr Oleksandr Shepotylo was cited in the Centre for Brexit Studies Blog (Birmingham City University) ‘Some New Year Good Cheer With Home-Made Green Brew’.   To read the blog, click here

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News: African Academy of Management Best Paper Award


News: African Academy of Management Best Paper Award [8 January 2023] The paper entitled "The endogamy tradition and the business performance of informal owner-manager ventures in sub-Saharan Africa", co-authored by Prof Tomek Mickiewicz (with Saul Estrin, LSE; and Peng Zhang, Simon Frazer U.), won the best paper award at the 6th Biennial Africa…

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Media Coverage: Research on Exports Quoted in the Economist


Research on Exports Quoted in The Economist [5 January 2023] Research by Professor Jun Du about the fall in exported product types was quoted in The Economist article, 'Assembling a Better British Relationship with Europe'. To read the article click here.

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News: The Trade and Cooperation Agreement: Two Years on – Proposals for Reform by UK Business


News: The Trade and Cooperation Agreement: Two Years on - Proposals for Reform by UK Business [22 December 2022] Research from the publication ‘TCA, Non-tariff Measures and UK Trade’ (ERC Research Paper No. 98, June 2022) by Prof Jun Du and Dr Oleksandr Shepotylo was cited by the British Chambers of Commerce in 'The Trade and Cooperation Agreement:…

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Media Coverage: Research on Post Brexit Trade Features in Financial Times


Research on Post Brexit Trade features in Financial Times [22 December 2022] Research into post Brexit trade by Prof Jun Du and Dr Oleksandr Shepotylo featured in the Financial Times article ‘UK Businesses Struggle to Trade with EU Two Years after Brexit Deal'. To read the article click here.

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Media Coverage: Prof Jun Du BBC Newsnight Interview


Prof Jun Du BBC Newsnight Interview [15 December 2022] On 15 December 2022, Prof Jun Du was interviewed for BBC Newsnight report by Ben Chu discussing the impact of Brexit on UK trade 2 years on. To watch the interview click here.

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New Publication: Post-Brexit UK Trade – An Update


Post-Brexit UK Trade: An Update [Published: 28 November 2022] Prof Jun Du, Dr Emine Satoglu and Dr Oleksandr Shepotylo have published a new insight paper entitled ‘Post- Brexit on UK Trade: An Update'.   This insight paper provides three insights on UK trade post-Brexit. First, we update Du and Shepotylo’s (2022) assessment of the TCA impact on…

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Press Release: Post-Brexit UK Trade – An Update


Brexit changes caused 22.9% slump in UK-EU exports into Q1 2022 Researchers at Aston assessed the impact of the Trade and Cooperation Agreement between the EU and the UK UK exports fell by an average of 22.9% in the first 15 months following the deal Variety of UK products exported to EU down by 42%   25 November 2022 | Birmingham, UK   Research by…

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News: Two Additional Commissioned Projects by the Scottish Government Secured


News: Two Additional Commissioned Projects by the Scottish Government Secured [26 October 2022] The ERC and CBP research teams at Aston have been awarded two additional projects worth £50k in a series commissioned by the Scottish Government. The evaluation project for Scottish Enterprise will be undertaken over the next three months by Professor…

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