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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

Services in European manufacturing: servinomics explained

Services in European manufacturing: servinomics explained
Description
Tommaso Aquilante and Ferran Vendrell-Herrero (GVC Cluster) with Oscar Bustinza in the Bruegel blog: Making the manufacturing sector more competitive is vital to restore economic growth in Europe.
Date:
07/03/2016

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

Entrepreneurship and talent mobility from a global perspective: Dr Yipeng Liu looks to kick-start the debate

Entrepreneurship and talent mobility from a global perspective: Dr Yipeng Liu looks to kick-start the debate
Description
A new book co-edited by Dr Yipeng Liu, Senior Lecturer in Entrepreneurship at Birmingham Business School, was launched yesterday at a special workshop that brought academic experts, local entrepreneurs and students together to discuss the topic of the new publication - entrepreneurship and talent mobility on an international scale.
Date:
25/02/2016
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