Microeconometrics Data Analysis Workshops


On 17 September 2019 LBGCBP hosted the first of two Microeconometrics Data Analysis Workshops presented by Professor Sourafel Girma from University of Nottingham. The first session focused on Exploratory Data Analysis and Regression Visualisation. The second two-day topic took place on 24 & 25 September 2019 and looked at Microeconometric Policy Evaluation Methods for…

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LBGCBP Special Workshop Entrepreneurship: Beyond and Around


On 19 June LBGCBP hosted a special three paper workshop with presentations from Professor Michael Fritsch, Professor David Storey and Professor Tomasz Mickiweicz. Speaker: Professor Michael Fritsch Title: Does Successful Innovation Require Large Cities? The Case of Germany Abstract: Some popular theories claim that large cities provide a much better environment for…

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Jun Du Keynote Speech at the c.MET05 Conference in Naples


Prof Jun Du gave a keynote speech on Productivity Puzzles Across Europe and the Case of the UK in the new globalised world in the Inter-University Centre for Applied Economic Studies on Industrial Policy, Local Development and Internationalization (cMET05) Conference, Naples 13-15 June, where over 150 papers were presented by academics across Europe.    

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LBG Large Corporates Midlands Economic Breakfast


Professor George Feiger was invited to speak at the Lloyds Banking Group Large Corporates Midlands Economic Breakfast about the LBGCBP and how the Centre is going to help Britain prosper.  

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LBGCBP Publish Research Paper No. 1


Dr Agelos Delis, Dr Mustapha Douch, Professor Jun Du, Professor Christos Ioannidis, Dr Sandra Lancheros and Dr Enrico Vanino published White Paper No. 1: The UK Trade in the New Globalised World, March 2019

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Press Release


Professor Jun Du and Dr Enrico Vanino published a press release about the new research paper on the UK's fast growth firms and their wider economic impact, funded by ERC. The paper shows that the UK's efforts to boost productivity while ironing out regional inequalities in job creation may be fundamentally at odds, through studying 6.25m firms over a 17-year period.…

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Michail Karoglou – Brexit Publication


Based on a novel approach that addresses the problem of the existing research (according to which the effect leaving a free-trade or customs union will at most annul the benefits from joining it) we find that, if Brexit triggers a sterling depreciation in the current economic climate, this will fuel a prolonged negative effect on FDI. FDI flows may be positively affected…

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LBGCBP Centre Away Day


Thursday 27th September 2018 was the launch of the centre’s first ‘Away Day’.  Located at the beautiful surroundings of Moor Hall Hotel in Sutton Coldfield, the day was scheduled around various research updates and team-building activities among LBGCBP’s team members and in attendance of Andrew Brown from Lloyds Banking Group and Professor George Feiger from Aston…

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The Economic Consequences of Brexit


Trade Effects of the Brexit Announcement Shock Mustapha Douch (Aston University),  T.Huw Edwards (Loughborough University) and Christain Soegaard (University of Warwick) Abstract: The unexpected vote for Leave in the Brexit referendum of June 2016 has introduced a classic case of a ‘rene- gotiation period’ for trade agreements, where no formal barriers have been…

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LBG Centre for Business Prosperity – Seminar Series 2018-2019


The dates for our LBG Centre for Business Prosperity seminars can be found below: Term 1 10th of October 2018: Dr Arash Sadeghi (ABS-LLoyds Centre) "Perceived export performance measurement model & Post-entry speed of internationalisation" 17th of October 2018: Dr Mustapha Douch (ABS-Lloyds Centre) “The Trade Effects of the Brexit Announcement Shock” – Room MB231…

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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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