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MGNREGA and women's security: Need better policing, say researchers from Birmingham Business School

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Research on gender-based violence in India conducted by Siddhartha Bandyopadhyay and Sofia Amaral has featured in the Times of India, the world's largest selling English language daily.
Date:
13/05/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Theory and Evidence on the Finance-Growth Relationship: The Virtuous and Unvirtuous Cycles

Theory and Evidence on the Finance-Growth Relationship: The Virtuous and Unvirtuous Cycles
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By Lauretta, Eliana and Chaudhry, Sajid M and Mullineux, Andrew W. This paper is part of the Birmingham Business School Discussion Paper Series (2016-08).
Date:
11/05/2016

Solving Models with Jump Discontinuities in Policy Functions

Solving Models with Jump Discontinuities in Policy Functions
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By Görtz, Christoph and Mirza, Afrasiab. This paper is part of the Birmingham Business School Discussion Paper Series (2016-07).
Date:
10/05/2016

Meet Max Nathan - Senior Birmingham Fellow at City REDI

Meet Max Nathan - Senior Birmingham Fellow at City REDI
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Max Nathan is a City-REDI affiliate, and a Senior Birmingham Fellow in Regional Economic Development, based in the Business School. He is also a Deputy Director of the What Works Centre for Local Economic Growth.
Date:
06/05/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) Individual Fellowship

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The Centre for Research in Ethnic Minority Entrepreneurship (CREME), based in the Business School at University of Birmingham, welcomes Expressions of Interest from postdoctoral researchers to apply for a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) Individual Fellowship to support the mobility of scholars for between one and two years.
Date:
05/05/2016

Manufacturing in Greater Birmingham – is it pulling its weight?

Manufacturing in Greater Birmingham – is it pulling its weight?
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Our first guest blog from Patrick Willcocks, policy commentator focused on cities and their economic and environmental policy issues (UrbanPivot); a teaching fellow at the UoB Business school focusing on Europe and regional development and a private consultant working on EU funding and policy.
Date:
27/04/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Event report - The Migration and Entrepreneurship International Conference

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Read a summary of the Migration and Entrepreneurship International Conference, which was held at the University of Birmingham on the 14 of April 2016. The event was sponsored by DiasporaLink and the European Commission and organised by the Centre for Research in Ethnic Minority Entrepreneurship (CREME) at Birmingham Business School in collaboration with the Institute of Advanced Studies (IAS).
Date:
26/04/2016

We must stop looking at EU migrants as coming from two Europes – the east, and everywhere else

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Migration is a central theme in the debate over Britain's membership of the EU before the referendum in June. But the focus is often upon migrants from eastern Europe, with migrants from everywhere else in Europe largely absent from such discussions. Perhaps because those from the east are newer to the European community, it is they who are often portrayed as a problem.
Date:
23/04/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences
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