Department of Economics

In the Department of Economics within Birmingham Business School, we emphasise Responsible Economics. Every decision we make, as individuals and right up to the level of global business and government, is based on scarcity and choice. The world has limited resources – and they’re becoming more limited every day. As ‘responsible economists’ we must ensure those resources are used strategically and fairly to make people and society as a whole better off.

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Covid mortality: at-risk groups and vaccine hesitancy

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The study shows that both deprivation and ethnicity matter in relation to COVID19, as well as the interaction between them in explaining Covid mortality differences in local authorities within England.

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Zhang, G, Pomeroy, JW, Navarro, ME, Cao, H, Kuball, M & Ding, Y 2021, '3D printed micro-jet impingement cooling for thermal management of ultra-high power GaN transistors', IEEE Transactions on Components, Packaging and Manufacturing Technology, vol. 11, no. 5, 9402857, pp. 748-754.

Mojirsheibani, M & Pouliot, W 2021, 'A nearest-neighbor-based ensemble classifier and its large-sample optimality', Journal of Statistical Computation and Simulation, pp. 1-17.

Mercadier, M & Strobel, F 2021, 'A one-sided Vysochanskii-Petunin inequality with financial applications', European Journal of Operational Research, vol. 295, no. 1, pp. 374-377.

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