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Sorry Jamie Oliver, I'd be surprised if sugar tax helped cut obesity

Sorry Jamie Oliver, I'd be surprised if sugar tax helped cut obesity
Description
Professor of Marketing Isabelle Szmigin in The Conversation: Why Britain's obesity crusader could be heading for disappointment.
Date:
18/03/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Budget 2016: why growth isn't Osborne's biggest concern right now

Budget 2016: why growth isn't Osborne's biggest concern right now
Description
Professor of Macroeconomics John Fender reflects on the 2016 Budget in The Conversation.
Date:
17/03/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Birmingham Business School leads on Inclusive Finance - a new £1.99m research project

Birmingham Business School leads on Inclusive Finance - a new £1.99m research project
Description
Led by Professor Victor Murinde at the University of Birmingham, a consortium of partners will collaborate on a £1.99 million research project on inclusive finance, funded under the DFID-ESRC Growth Research programme.
Date:
17/03/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

From the Midlands Engine to the 'Northern' Midlands Engine: The March 2016 Budget

Description
City-REDI Director John Bryson in the Birmingham Perspective.
Date:
16/03/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Taxing Regional Economic Growth: Business Rates, Retail and Local Multipliers

Taxing Regional Economic Growth: Business Rates, Retail and Local Multipliers
Description
City-REDI Director John Bryson considers how local growth in city regions can be encouraged in the face of the devolution of decision-making powers from central government control to individuals and communities.
Date:
15/03/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Meet Dr Catherine Harris, Senior Research Fellow with City REDI

Meet Dr Catherine Harris, Senior Research Fellow with City REDI
Description
Learn more about the newest recruit at City-REDI - Catherine's background, her role and responsibilities at the centre.
Date:
02/03/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

The Summer After the Floods

The Summer After the Floods
Description
Read the recently-released and prominently featured ESRC policy brief for this research project led by Birmingham Business School's Stephen Brammer, which investigates the drivers of flood preparedness for individuals, businesses and communities.
Date:
24/02/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

From the Northern Powerhouse to the Midlands Engine: New role, new opportunities @CityREDI

From the Northern Powerhouse to the Midlands Engine: New role, new opportunities @CityREDI
Description
Meet Rebecca Riley, Administrative Director of City-REDI, and learn more about her role and ambitions for the newest research centre at Birmingham Business School.
Date:
12/02/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences
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