Discovery of a distinctive 'enterprise belt' surrounding Greater Birmingham helps create 96,000 new jobs that will add £14 billion to the economy.
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ESRC-funded research provided crucial evidence for the introduction of a UK National Minimum Wage and was cited prior to minimum wage legislation in Hong Kong and Germany.
New methodology involving users in the design of IT systems has led to substantial savings in local government and a redesign of the national Integrated Children's System.
An ESRC internship led to the development of commercial software that can analyse social media comments about a company’s operations and products, revealing potential business risks.
Key research inputs from the ESRC Spatial Economics Research Centre helped underpin development and use of the Manchester Independent Economic Review.