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World Economy

Our global econnomy. Read our research which includes all economic activities conducted both within and between nations, or return to the Impact Hub.

Fighting poverty: a win-win for Chinese listed firms and society

Guanming He and Zhichao Li share their research on poverty alleviation by listed companies.
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World-class research impact leads to Rio Declaration on public audit

Laurence Ferry, Professor of Accounting, shares the influence his project has had on international audit and accountability arrangements.
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Global imbalances: is sustainability nearly enough?

Dr Sara Eugeni examines the factors behind current account imbalances around the world.
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The Economic Impact of Terrorism

Professor Dimitris Petmezas study looks at how such events bring deals to a halt and repercussions can last for up to two years.
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Is globalisation leaving the poorest countries behind?

As international trade rises, Dr Michael Nower asks, how have countries with varied incomes been impacted differently?
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Moving to a "high-wage, high-skill" economy - post-Brexit UK

The UK's departure from the European Union has resulted in numerous assurances of an upgraded economy.
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Does Brexit news move house and rental prices?

Following the UK’s exit from the European Union, Dr Damian Damianov considers its impact on the housing market.

Brexit and the threat to UK exports

It was always clear that the UK’s exit from the EU was going to be disruptive in the short term.

Building Resilient Supply Chains

Professor Kiran Fernandes explains how the Business School has been collaborating to offer free support to companies through the pandemic.



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