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Toxic roads: Fatal effects of waste dumping in Ethiopia

Research by Dr. Caterina Gennaioli, Director of the CGR, was featured in the media briefings of the Royal Economic Society.

Date added: Tuesday, April 3, 2018

Making bad economies: The poverty of Mexican drug cartels

Some stories say that local economies benefit from cartels in Mexico. But research suggests that the areas most plagued by drug-related violence have seriously suffered economically. 

Date added: Monday, February 12, 2018

Against minimalistic Europe: More democracy and more participation to make integration stronger

Dr Stella Ladi, programme co-director of the Masters in Public Administration (MPA) and member of CGR, participated as a panellist in a debate about the recently published book Reset Europe: New directions for the EU written by Richard Youngs. The event organised by the Centre for European Research at QMUL by Sarah Wolff, CER director, started with Youngs presentation of his book and finalised with a roundtable discussion.

Date added: Monday, February 19, 2018

IAB-forum interview with Prof. Pedro Martins

In 19 October 2017. Prof. Pedro Martins was interviewed on labour policy and labour market research by the German online magazine, IAB-Forum, provided by Institute for Employment Research of the Federal Employment Agency in Germany.

Date added: Monday, December 11, 2017

New publication by Dr. Baglioni on labour relation

Labour control and the labour question in global production networks: exploitation and disciplining in Senegalese export horticulture, by Dr. Elena Baglioni  

Date added: Monday, December 11, 2017

Professor Granville interviewed by The New York Times

(…) “When you grow up in France, none of the heroes you learn about are entrepreneurs,” said Brigitte Granville, a professor of economics at Queen Mary University of London, who was raised in France. “When someone gets rich in France, people immediately ask, ‘What did he do to make this money? He must be a nasty person.’” (…)

Date added: Friday, February 9, 2018

Quetzalcoatl: God of IP and Big Data?

Quetzalcoatl, the feathered serpent, is the god of wind and learning, patron of learning and knowledge and related to the gods of arts and crafts. He was first revered in Teotihuacan, just outside modern Mexico City. In modern societies incentives for knowledge creation are frequently dependent on protection and enforcement of IP rights (Patents, Trademarks, Copyright, Designs,...). This brings us to the 2017 IP Statistics for Decision Makers conference, which took place last week in Mexico City – coincidence?

Date added: Thursday, November 30, 2017

Annual Globalisation Seminar and Workshop in Political Economy and Economic Policy

Last Thursday, 21st November saw the annual edition of the Workshop in Political Economy and Economic Policy and the Globalisation Seminar Series organised by Dr. Caterina Gennaioli.

Date added: Tuesday, November 28, 2017

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