economy

How will the Polish economy look after the COVID-19 pandemic?

Posted on 11 May 2020 by Wojtek Paczos

In our latest post, Dr Wojtek Paczos, macroeconomist and lecturer at Cardiff Business School, and Dr Pawel Bukowski, researcher and lecturer at the Centre for Economic Performance at London School of Economics and Political Science, outline their four-stage rescue plan to save the Polish economy following the COVID-19 pandemic. The impact of the current shutdown
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Make capital work for us!

Posted on 5 November 2019 by Jonathan Preminger

In our latest post, Dr Jonathan Preminger and Dr Guy Major make a real-world proposal for gradual transformation of the economy. They argue that employee ownership is crucial for economic democracy, in a climate where worker-controlled firms can struggle to raise needed funds. In response to growing popular discontent with traditional shareholder capitalism that works
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How does the pursuit of harmony shape expatriate management in Chinese multinational corporations?

Posted on 9 September 2019 by Muhao Du

In our latest post, PhD researcher Muhao Du outlines the ambitions of his doctoral research on Chinese expatriate management. The post is based on his prizewinning poster presentation exhibited at the inaugural Welsh Postgraduate Research Conference in June 2019. My research focuses on the lifecycle of expatriate management in Chinese multinational corporations (MNCs) through the
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Is UK Television facing a crisis in skills and training?

Posted on 7 August 2019 by James Davies

In our latest post, James Davies outlines the challenges of Labour Entry and Skill Formation facing the UK Television industry. The post is based on his prizewinning presentation delivered at the inaugural Welsh Postgraduate Research Conference in June 2019. Change is the only constant Television production in the UK can be broadly divided into two
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Broadband, productivity and the Welsh Economy

Posted on 13 May 2019 by Dylan Henderson

In our latest post, Dr Dylan Henderson gives us a flavour of the research findings from his work on digital technologies in Wales as the Welsh Economy Research Unit prepares to launch its annual Economic Impact Report on 22 May. For SMEs, adopting and using digital technologies is central to business productivity. It offers a
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Is Theresa May’s £1.6 billion fund for English towns enough to rebalance Britain’s skewed economy?

Posted on 27 March 2019 by Professor Calvin Jones

In our latest post, Professor Calvin Jones considers the merits of the UK government’s proposed Stronger Towns Fund and its implications for some of the UK’s most deprived areas. English towns with struggling economies will receive £1.6 billion of funding over six years. The UK government announced the creation of the “stronger towns fund” –
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Does Corporate Social Responsibility reduce profit shifting?

Posted on 26 February 2019 by Woon Leung

In our latest post, Dr Woon Sau Leung outlines the findings of his latest research on the economic motivations for corporate social responsibility campaigns. In recent decades, economies have become bound together through globalisation, a phenomenon that integrates societies and creates business opportunities but also challenges tax policies. The amount of taxes corporations pay is
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