New Publication: Does Culture affect Energy Poverty? Evidence from a Cross-Country Analysis


Does Culture affect Energy Poverty? Evidence from a Cross-Country Analysis [Article published: 26 August 2021] A paper written by Dr Sajid Chaudhry, 'Does Culture affect Energy Poverty? Evidence from a Cross-Country Analysis' has been published in the Energy Economics. Abstract: We investigate the impact of cultural dimension on energy…

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New Publication: Carbon Neutrality: The Role of Banks in Optimal Environmental Management Strategies


Carbon Neutrality: The Role of Banks in Optimal Environmental Management Strategies [Article published: 11 August 2021] A paper written by Dr Sajid Chaudhry, 'Carbon Neutrality: The Role of Banks in Optimal Environmental Management Strategies' has been published in the Journal of Environmental Management . Abstract: This study explores…

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New Publication: Homophily and Peer Influence in Early-Stage New Venture Informal Investment


Homophily and Peer Influence in Early-Stage New Venture Informal Investment [Article published: 3 August 2021] A paper written by Prof Tomasz Mickiewicz, 'Homophily and Peer Influence in Early-Stage New Venture Informal Investment' has been published in the Small Business Economics. Abstract: Conceptualising early-stage new venture…

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Blog Post – Brexit: UK Services are Losing out to EU Rivals – but Asia could be Big Winner


Brexit: UK Services are Losing out to EU Rivals - but Asia could be the Big Winner [28 July 2021] Seven months after Britain’s exit from the EU, the chilly effects on UK trade are being felt. Total exports of UK goods and services were down by 13% (£36 billion) and imports down 22% (£66 billion) for January to May 2021 compared to the same period in 2019,…

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New Publication: Non-Tariff Measures and Productivity of Ukrainian Food-Processing Firms


Non-Tariff Measures and Productivity of Ukrainian Food-Processing Firms [Article published: 28 July 2021] A paper written by Dr Olesandr Shepotylo, 'Non-tariff measures and productivity of Ukrainian food-processing firms'  has been published in the Journal of Agricultural Economics. Abstract: Using detailed data on veterinary, ecological, sanitary,…

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News Article: Feeding the Celtic Tiger Media Coverage


Media Coverage: Feeding the Celtic Tiger - Brexit, Ireland and Services Trade [21 June 2021] Following the recent press release on the new research paper ‘Feeding the Celtic Tiger – Brexit, Ireland and Services Trade’ written by Prof Jun Du and Dr Oleksandr Shepotylo, media analysis shows it has reached within a period of seven days an impressive audience of…

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New Publication: Cognitive Financial Constraints and Firm Growth


Cognitive Financial Constraints and Firm Growth [Article published: 15 June 2021] A paper written by Professor Jun Du and Dr Bach Nguyen, 'Cognitive Financial Constraints and Firm Growth'  has been published in the journal Small Business Economics. Abstract: This study distinguishes entrepreneurs’ cognitive financial constraints from financial…

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News Article: Business Futures Survey


LBGCBP has collaborated with the Enterprise Research Centre (Aston University) on a Business Futures Survey aimed at small businesses with fewer than 250 employees. The survey focuses on how a company has fared over the last few months and how best they see the future with a particular focus on digital technologies and environmental sustainability. It is intended…

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Press Release: Feeding the Celtic Tiger – Brexit, Ireland and Services Trade


Irish eyes smiling as Brexit sees services trade switch from UK 31 May 2021 | Birmingham, UK Ireland “the big winner from Brexit” as its services exports boom at Britain’s expense since 2016 Irish services exports surged by £126bn (€144bn) as the UK’s fell by £113bn (€130bn) from previous trends in the wake of the referendum While Covid-19 has distorted trade…

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News Article: Global Challenges Research Fund


Seed corn funding from the Global Challenges Research Fund by UKRI on biomass-biobutanol-bio-LPG in Brazil, £60K, has been awarded to Dr Agelos Delis (CI) and Dr Jude Onwudili (EAS), partners in Brazil and SHV Energy. May-July 2021      

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Publications

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