Economic Development & Productivity

Events

DE/RE- INDUSTRIALIZATION: LEGACIES, CHALLENGES AND FUTURE PROSPECTS

13 January 2021 | Online Briefing

Industries are relocating and employment needs are changing. How should corporations and governments handle the negative fallout on economies, societies and political systems? Should we – could we? – re-industrialize?

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PRECEDENTS IN AN UNPRECEDENTED WORLD: INSIGHTS FOR PANDEMIC ERA LEADERS

4 June 2020 | Online Briefing

How might Covid-19 affect businesses, the financial system, inequality and globalization? What can leaders learn from past pandemics, economic depressions and national crises?

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Confronting the Productivity Challenge

8 November 2019 | Roundtable, Belfast, UK

Since the Global Financial Crisis, productivity – a 250 year-old engine of economic growth – has flat-lined. How do we tackle such a serious and complex issue?

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Articles

Confronting The Productivity Challenge Synopsis

Since the Global Financial Crisis, productivity – a 250 year-old engine of economic growth – has flat-lined. How do we tackle such a serious and complex issue?

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An Economist’s Guide to Economic History

The LRI are delighted to support the launch of the new book, An Economist’s Guide to Economic History, Edited by Dr Matthias Blum and Dr Chris Colvin, colleagues at Queen’s University Belfast, and with chapters contributed by LRI Directors, Professor John Turner and Dr Michael Aldous. The book will be formally launched at an event at QUB on the 18th January with a Roundtable Discussion including contributions from Prof. Wendy Carlin, Prof. Nicholas Crafts and Paul Winfree.

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Information Revolutions Synopsis

The following article is a summary of the Information Revolutions
Roundtable held at Queen’s Management School, Belfast on 24 May 2018.

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