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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

Business studies graduates are more likely to be employed three months after graduating than other graduates

Description
The Independent spoke to one of our graduates, Sara Harthill, 23, who chose Birmingham Business school because she was confident it would support her entrepreneurial ambitions. Read the article in full here.
Date:
26/02/2016
Categories:
Social Sciences, Students

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

Exploring varieties of leadership in urban and regional development: seminar report

Description
View the report of the Regional Studies Association International Research Network Seminar (12 - 13 November 2015), which was organised in association with the Enterprise & Diversity Research Cluster andCity-REDI.
Date:
11/02/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Behind Barbie's success – the cautious evolution of an iconic doll

Behind Barbie's success – the cautious evolution of an iconic doll
Description
Professor of Marketing Isabelle Szmigin in The Conversation: Despite her age Barbie hasn't matured – a successful formula that has worked for Mattel.
Date:
04/02/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Donald Trump: just how good a businessman is he?

Donald Trump: just how good a businessman is he?
Description
Scott Taylor in The Conversation: The Donald Trump story is one of corporate success – with a little help from family and government.
Date:
02/02/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences
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