Markets and Competition Reading Club Launch


Markets and Competition (MP) Theme Reading Club: Tax Avoidance and Competition The Centre for Business Prosperity are pleased to launch a new reading club series presented by CBP Markets and Policy theme, led by Dr Matthew Olczak, entitled “Tax Avoidance and Competition”. Multinational corporations are estimated to shift $1.38 trillion worth of…

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Paper Development Clinic (PDC) Launch


Paper Development Clinic Launch The Centre for Business Prosperity is delighted to announce the launch of the inception of Paper Development Clinic (PDC) as a core activity of the Centre. The purpose of PDC is to help each other with our R&Rs and will run on demand. The Economics Finance & Entrepreneurship Department have run PDC in the past…

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Entrepreneurship Seminar Series 2022


Entrepreneurship and Regional Development Seminar Series 2022 The Centre for Business Prosperity are pleased to announce the launch of the Entrepreneurship Seminars 2022 Series presented by CBP Entrepreneurship and Regional Development theme, led by Prof. Tomasz Mickiewicz. The online Entrepreneurship Seminars have been first launched at the height…

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Green Jobs Study Group


Green Jobs Study Group The Centre for Business Prosperity are pleased to announce the launch of the Green Jobs Study Group organised by the Digital Economy and Innovation theme lead by Dr Anastasios Kitsos. This study group will focus on green jobs, their task and skill characteristics and their implications for local and national labour markets at…

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‘Data Speaks’ Seminar Series Launch


'Data Speaks' Seminar Series Launch The Centre for Business Prosperity is delighted to announce the launch of the “Data Speaks” series as a key activity organised by the Data and Method theme lead Dr Michail Karoglou. The eight sessions in the first year will run between November 2021 to July 2022. The purpose of the series is to share information,…

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Entrepreneurship and Regional Development Seminar Series


Entrepreneurship and Regional Development Seminar Series The Centre for Business Prosperity is delighted to announce the launch of its third series of Entrepreneurial and Regional Development Seminars. The sessions are an informal Teams-based seminar series on Entrepreneurship & Regional Development themes that include both colleagues from Aston…

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British Trade Post-Brexit: A New World for Global British Business


As the UK prepares to conclude its exit from the EU, nearly one in five British exporters have already changed trading partners to divert business outside the EU, 'British Businesses Redraw Global Trade Footprint'.  Read more in a new report by Lloyds Bank and LBGCBP about British Businesses creating a new trading footprint around the world, A New World for Global…

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Revisiting Governance & Institutions


Hosted by Lloyds Banking Group Centre for Business Prosperity a special workshop on Revisting Governance & Institutions took place on 25 November 2020 which included presentations by Professor Sumon Bhaumik (University of Sheffield) and Professor Tomasz Mickiewicz (Aston University). Chair: Professor Jun Du (Director LBGCBP, Aston University) Speaker:…

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Training & Productivity Workshop


Supported by Lloyds Banking Group Centre for Business Prosperity, Enterprise Research Centre & Regional Studies Association (West Midlands), a special four paper workshop on Training and Productivity presented by Dr Bochra Idris, Dr Susan Schwarz, Dr Maria Wishart and Dr David Morris took place on 5 November 2020. Chair: Professor Jun Du (Aston University),…

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Revised Publication: Defying Gravity? Policy Uncertainty, Trade Destruction and Diversion


Dr Mustapha Douch, Professor Jun Du and Dr Enrico Vanino have made substantial changes to their publication 'Defying Gravity? Policy Uncertainty, Trade Destruction and Diversion'. To read the full article, please click here.

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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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