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Blockchain

Wales Tech Week and the launch of Blockchain Connected

Posted on 5 August 2020 by Yingli Wang

In our latest post, Dr Yingli Wang reflects on her involvement in the first-ever Wales Tech Week which took place between 13-17 July 2020. We’re at something of a turning point in Wales when it comes to enabling and digital technology. From global technology leaders, to our growing start-up scene, there are achievements, innovation, and
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Immigration

Legal status, work Permits, and the consumption response of immigrant households

Posted on 21 July 2020 by Ezgi Kaya

In our latest post, Dr Ezgi Kaya and Dr Effrosyni Adamopoulou focus on the 2007 European Union (EU) enlargement to show how legal status for undocumented immigrants as well as simplifying the bureaucratic procedure and extending the duration of work permits for documented immigrants have implications for domestic demand. The COVID-19 pandemic is reviving the immigration debate as more
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Gender pay gap

The Gender Pay Gap: What can we learn from Northern Ireland?

Posted on 20 July 2020 by Melanie Jones

In our latest post, Professor Melanie Jones and Dr Ezgi Kaya reflect on their new IZA discussion paper on the gender pay gap in Northern Ireland. Headline figures from the UK Office for National Statistics show that the gender pay gap in Northern Ireland is far narrower than in the rest of the UK. Our
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Procurement

How do we procure well-being?

Posted on 13 July 2020 by alicehorn

A record number of online delegates joined the recent Cardiff Business School Breakfast Briefing to hear how the Well-being of Future Generations Act provides an opportunity to transform the way procurement is delivered in Wales. By moving towards an outcomes-based approach, we can ensure the £6 billion spent annually delivers the best outcomes across all
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