Most recent grants
Professor Simon Deakin | 02 April 2014
The aim of this project is to examine the role of law in economic development in the‘rising powers’ of china, russia, india and brazil. The work will analyse how far the quality of legal and other formal institutions has affected financia ...
Dr DENISE HEWLETT | 17 February 2014
‘tranquillity' is commonly experienced in areas of outstanding natural beauty where it is a key motive for visitors. This popularity means that managing organisations must ensure that development is sensitive to ecological, social and economic ...
Professor Peter Edwards | Sociology | 14 February 2014
There is now a broad consensus that new forms of social data emerging from people’s day-to-day activities on the web have the potential to transform the social sciences. However, there is also agreement that current analytical techniques fall s ...
Professor Pablo Branas-Garza | 10 February 2014
The london experimental workshop (lew) proposes to start an inter-university seminar series in the london area between middlesex, queen mary and royal holloway universities. The workshop will work as a discussion platform in the area of experimental ...
Professor Paul Klemperer | Microeconomic theory | 03 February 2014
In 2007, responding to the northern rock bank run - britain's first since 1800's - klemperer invented the "product-mix auction", to improve the bank of england's allocation of funds to banks, building societies, etc. (2008, 2010); mervyn king told th ...
Professor Vania Sena | Environmental Informatics | 31 January 2014
The esrc data research centre for smart analytics is a collaborative project between the universities of essex (lead partner), east anglia, and kent; its objectives are to provide a facility where big data from businesses and local government a ...
Professor Piyushimita (Vonu) Thakuriah | Urban Geography | 30 January 2014
The urban big data research centre (ubdrc) will provide a unique facility for researching complex and cross-cutting urban issues such as transport, employment, migration, housing, education and social exclusion. The centre will bring together an inte ...
Dr Christopher Jones | 20 January 2014
The trading approaches to nurturing sustainable consumption in fashion and energy retail (transfer) project will facilitate knowledge exchange between the fashion and energy retail sectors. Both sectors share the challenge of encouraging the reduced ...
Dr Markus Eberhardt | International economics | 31 December 2013
Innovation is an important driver of long-run economic growth, with innovations such as the pc or the toyota manufacturing system offering clear evidence for a close link between innovation effort (investment in research and development , r&d) an ...
Dr Jamie Cross | 31 December 2013
As policy makers, practitioners and journalists debate the role of the private sector in a post-2015 agenda for international development this seminar series will bring them together with leading academics in anthropology, development studies and bus ...
Most recent outputs
Isabelle Perrigne | 23 April 2014 | Social Stats., Comp. & Methods | Organised event
Richard Spady | 23 April 2014 | Social Stats., Comp. & Methods | Seminar/workshop
Workshop on semi-parametric econometrics
Victor Chernozhukov | 23 April 2014 | Social Stats., Comp. & Methods | Working paper
Hyungsik Roger Moon | 23 April 2014 | Social Stats., Comp. & Methods | Working paper
Andrew Chesher | 23 April 2014 | Social Stats., Comp. & Methods | Other publication/report
Michela Tincani | 23 April 2014 | Social Stats., Comp. & Methods | Collaboration / Partnership
Are students conforming or competing in the classroom?
Lars Nesheim | 23 April 2014 | Social Stats., Comp. & Methods | Book chapter
Chapter in "international handbook of competition"
Oliver Linton | 23 April 2014 | Social Stats., Comp. & Methods | Book chapter
High-frequency trading extract
Richard Blundell | 23 April 2014 | Social Stats., Comp. & Methods | Journal article
Advances in economics and econometrics: theory and applications
Alexandre Belloni | 23 April 2014 | Social Stats., Comp. & Methods | Working paper
Most recent case studies
Case Study | 19 March 2014 | Academic, Business, General public, Press/media
Lancaster university management school has increased the productivity and sales of 250 local companies through its innovative leading enterprise and development programme.
Case Study | 15 April 2010 | Business, General public, Policymakers, Press/media, Schools
Research on how 'section 106' planning agreements can help the long-term unemployed has resulted in a new methodology to evaluate employment initiatives.
Case Study | 15 February 2010 | Business, General public, Policymakers, Press/media, Schools
Research by the centre on skills, knowledge and organisational performance has informed the english skills strategy and policies in finland, norway and australia.
Case Study | 16 January 2006 | Academic, Business
A situational business analysis and change programme boosted sog ltd business tenancies, generated new business amounting to over â£54k, and improved tenant communication.
Most recent features
Feature | 24 February 2014 | General public, Press/media
Research supported by warwick's esrc centre on competitive advantage in the global economy show that the soviet union initially tried similar economic reforms as china - but without the same success.
Feature | 05 February 2014 | Business, General public, Policymakers, Press/media
Only 40 per cent of the chancellor's planned spending cuts will be in place by the end of this financial year â€“ with 60 per cent yet to come, according to the institute for fiscal studies' green budget 2014.
Feature | 21 November 2013 | General public, Press/media, Schools
Following the success and public interest around the inaugural event last year, the 2013 festival of economics, co-sponsored by the esrc, is about to be launched in bristol.
Feature | 21 May 2013 | Business, General public, Policymakers, Press/media
One of the enterprise research centreâ€™s newly published white papers concludes that both start-up companies and established businesses have rapid growth potential.
Feature | 09 April 2013 | General public, Policymakers, Press/media
Nicholas crafts, professor of economics and economic history at the university of warwick and director of the esrc centre for competitive advantage in the global economy, examines how the economic policies of the thatcher era affected the uk economy. ...
Feature | 21 March 2013 | General public, Press/media, Schools
Following the chancellorâ€™s presentation of the 2013 budget yesterday, the esrc-supported institute for fiscal studies has produced an analysis of key budget features.
Feature | 15 March 2013 | General public, Policymakers, Press/media, Public sector, Schools
A house of lords inquiry examining the pressures facing the health service drew heavily on research evidence from the esrc-supported institute for fiscal studies.
Feature | 07 March 2013 | Business, General public, Policymakers, Press/media
Professor david newberry argues that public investment in the right areas will fuel uk economic growth - with the short-term impact of giving work to domestic private companies who will create jobs.
Feature | 04 March 2013 | General public, Policymakers, Press/media, Schools
As we enter climate week, poll results have revealed that public concern about environmental issues and climate change has sunk to a 20-year low since the beginning of the global financial crisis.
Feature | 04 February 2013 | Business, General public, Policymakers, Press/media, Schools
While employment levels in the uk have been "remarkably robust" since 2008, productivity has slumped, according to the institute for fiscal studies paper the productivity puzzles.
Most recent press releases
Press Release | 06 December 2013 | Press/media
Esrc is pleased to announce funding of the flagship retail sector initiative.
Press Release | 15 November 2013 | Academic, Policymakers, Press/media
Scotland's top one per cent of income earners - about 25,000 people - have increased their wages and total income at a greater rate than the rest of the nation's workers in the past decade, according to a new report funded by the economic and social ...
Press Release | 22 January 2013 | Academic, Business, Policymakers, Press/media
What will it take put the uk back on the path of sustained economic growth? re-igniting growth, published by the economic and social research council (esrc), includes a series of interviews with key academics funded by the esrc.
Press Release | 19 September 2011 | Academic, Business, Further education, General public, Higher education, Policymakers, Postgraduate, Press/media, Public sector
Current policy pressures on universities to focus on improving their research excellence and to widen participation make it hard for them to engage meaningfully with excluded communities, according to research funded by the economic and social resear ...
Press Release | 07 September 2011 | Academic, Business, Further education, General public, Higher education, Partnerships, Postgraduate, Press/media, Public sector, Schools
In these tough economic times, universities are under pressure to use their knowledge and discoveries to drive economic growth, but an economic and social research council (esrc) study reveals that not all universities are equal.
Press Release | 21 July 2011 | Academic, Business, General public, International, Policymakers, Press/media, Public sector
Following the victory of the scottish national party (snp) in the recent scottish elections on may 5, a unique in-depth survey of the entire snp membership conducted throughout 2008, funded by the economic and social research council (esrc), reveals ...
Press Release | 03 March 2011 | Business, General public, Policymakers, Press/media
A survey of households across the uk taken at the height of the recession in 2009 show 67 per cent of people in full-time work were living comfortably or doing allright and that unemployed people were broadly optimistic about their future prospects. ...
Press Release | 31 January 2011 | Academic, International, Partnerships, Policymakers, Press/media
The largest joint initiative between european funding agencies in social sciences, the open research area scheme, announces its successful grants. The scheme is a new way of funding for the esrc, agence nationale de la recherche, deutsche forschungsg ...
Press Release | 27 January 2011 | Academic, Business, General public, Policymakers, Press/media, Schools
A new report released today (thursday 27 january) by the economic and social research council (esrc) provides a snapshot of what we know about our current economic situation and explores what can be learned by looking at evidence from economic and so ...
Press Release | 12 October 2010 | General public, Press/media
Esrc-funded researchers have devised a mathematical model to better understand drivers and fluctuations in the housing market.