News: Grant Award Secured by Prof Jun Du, Dr Meng Song & Dr Oleksandr Shepotylo


Grant Award Secured: AHRC Funded Creative Industries Policy & Evidence Centre (PEC) at Nesta [17 February 2022] Prof Jun Du, Dr Meng Song and Dr Oleksandr Shepotylo have been awarded £20,000 from the AHRC funded Creative Industries Policy & Evidence Centre (PEC) at Nesta. This follows another project awarded earlier this year, also worth…

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News: Prof Chris Jones, Dr Matthew Olczak & Dr Yama Temouri Leverhulme Trust Funding Secured


Leverhulme Trust Funding Secured [7 February 2022] Prof Chris Jones, Dr Matt Olczak, Dr Yama Temouri (Aston University) and Prof Stephen Davies (University East Anglia) have obtained funding £165,037 from the Leverhulme Trust for a project entitled “Tax Haven use and Industrial Concentration by Multinational Firms”. Funding will last 30 months…

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News: Dr Arash Sadeghi Seed Funding Secured


Seed funding Secured: Urban Studies Foundation (USF) [4 February 2022] Dr Arash Sadeghi (Aston University) has been awarded a £25,000 seed funding from the Urban Studies Foundation (USF) on the theme of ‘Pandemics and Cities’. The topic of the application was “Community-based social capital and economic resilience of SMEs in Iran: the role of…

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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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New Publication: Digital Economy in the UK: Regional Productivity effects after Early Adoption


Digital Economy in the UK: Regional Productivity effects after Early Adoption [Published: Special Issue 2021] Dr Anastasios Kitsos, along with co-authors Dr Emmanouil Tranos (University of Bristol) and Prof Raquel Ortega-Argilés, Raque (University of Birmingham) have had an article 'Digital Economy in the UK: Regional Productivity effects after…

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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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News: Prof Jun Du and Dr Oleksandr Shepotylo Secured Funding


Prof Jun Du and Dr Oleksandr Shepotylo Secured Funding Application [10 January 2022] Prof Jun Du and Dr Oleksandr Shepotylo have been awarded funding to the value of £20,000 for the period January - April 2022. The topic of the application was 'Brexit Uncertainty and International Trade in Services, Evidence from UK Creative Industries'.

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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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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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