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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
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Research, Social Sciences

How a John Lewis style co-op could save the Port Talbot steelworks

How a John Lewis style co-op could save the Port Talbot steelworks
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Scott Taylor in the Conversation: John Lewis shows how co-ops can be an exemplar of good business – both financially and for their customers and employees.
Date:
13/05/2016
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Research, Social Sciences

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

We must stop looking at EU migrants as coming from two Europes – the east, and everywhere else
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Catherine Harris in The Conversation: Six countries account for half of the EU migrants to the UK – but they're not all from eastern Europe.
Date:
21/04/2016
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Research, Social Sciences

How business is devising new ways to rip off workers

How business is devising new ways to rip off workers
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Senior Lecturer in HRM and Industrial Relations Geraint Harvey with colleagues in The Conversation: Businesses are reducing the UK tax take with a new form of self-employment which harks back to mediaeval England.
Date:
12/04/2016
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Research, Social Sciences

New City REDI member Richard Kenny on devolution and the economy

New City REDI member Richard Kenny on devolution and the economy
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Devolution can only work when the economy fully works– so making it work and provide for all is going to remain the central question facing cities and regions - time to get CityREDI, argues Richard Kenny.
Date:
23/03/2016
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Research, Social Sciences

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
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Professor of Marketing Isabelle Szmigin in The Conversation: Why Britain's obesity crusader could be heading for disappointment.
Date:
18/03/2016
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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
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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
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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
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