This Innovations for Poverty Action project aims to improve access to mobile phone financial services for financial transactions amongst Bangladesh’s vulnerable population. Dr Zaki Wahhaj, … Read more
Month: October 2021
Firm creation in “green” sectors
Later in the week, the UK will host the 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) in Glasgow. This motivated PhD student Yannis Galankis to … Read more
Little Amal’s journey to Kent
The refugee puppet girl was greeted with crowds on campus this week, but how do host countries view this potential addition to their workforce in … Read more
Celebrating 40 years of ‘Thirlwall’s Law’
Professor Thirwall’s pioneering paper ‘The Balance of Payments Constraint as an Explanation of International Growth Rate Differences’ is being celebrated with a special edition. The … Read more
A PhD-led platform to communicate interdisciplinary research!
Kent’s Centre for World Affairs (KCWA) aims to connecting disciplines within the Human and Social Sciences Division. Kent’s Centre for World Affairs (KCWA) is a … Read more
Welcome back to our Year-In-Industry students!
This programme includes an opportunity to spend a year working in industry between Stages 2 and 3 which greatly enhances a CV and presents an … Read more
New Development Economics MSc research placement opportunity in Bangladesh
We launch an exciting new dimension to our Development Economics MSc: enabling students to take advantage of research expertise on economic development in South Asia … Read more
Firm Dynamics, Market Structures and Productivity in the Macroeconomy
This in-person workshop will take place on campus over the 9th and 10th of December and we are currently welcoming submissions. We invite submissions for … Read more
Which firms and industries have been most affected by Covid-19?
The Economics Observatory features analysis on UK Companies House data, conducted at the school throughout the pandemic, that tells us where and when the recession … Read more
September News RoundUp
The furlough scheme has come to an end, we’ve got no fuel and no-one to drive our lorries, but happiness reigns in the School of … Read more